“Contents,” Ensign, Oct. 1988, 1EnsignOctober 1988Volume 18 Number 10ContentsSpecial FeaturesFirst Presidency Message: “Can There Any Good Thing Come Out of Nazareth?”President Thomas S. MonsonWhither the Early Church?S. Kent BrownSparkling Clean Christian ServiceConnie WilcoxTaking the Gospel to Their Own PeopleMarvin K. GardnerA Treasury from the East: What We Can Learn from Chinese GenealogyAnthony W. Ferguson and Warrick H. ChinHad She Been Forgotten?Myron F. AndrewsBack to the FoldSteve HawkinsChiasmus in Mayan TextsAllen J. ChristensonWe Wanted Natalie to LiveE. Widtsoe ShumwayHarvesting the Light: The 1890 Paris Art MissionGiles H. Florence, Jr.Dad Left Room for the CelloDorothy L. NielsenBert and Amanda’s Hawaiian Brand of LoveJoAnn JolleyShall I Marry Again?Marilyn Whipple“Hello … BYU Helpline”Dora D. FlackRegular FeaturesI Have a QuestionMaintaining standards at youth activities Shauna Shields EricksonReading fantasy and science fiction Steven C. WalkerMormon JournalThe Book of Mormon Was My Answer Dorothy S. Roberts“You’re Doing the Right Thing” Julie HauwillerThe Three-Block Marathon Sharon WistisenLook After My Loved Ones D. Brent AndersonThe Lost Watch Bill AlstonThe Visiting Teacher: “Charity … Endureth All Things”Handbook for Families: Teaching Children to Use Agency WiselyPortraitsLorraine Manderscheid: Stone-Ground Faith Rita W. HappyNorval Harwood: The Cheerful Mr. Bus Giles H. Florence, Jr.Duane Zobrist: Commerce with Integrity Mary M. HarrisRandom SamplerWhen Mom Needs HelpReverence CardsKeeping Your Mission Language AliveGetting the Word from DadSpeaking Today: Priesthood Restoration President Gordon B. HinckleyCommentNews of the ChurchOn the front cover: Haying Time, by Lorus Pratt, 30 5/8″ by 48 5/8″, oil on canvas, 1894. Courtesy of Utah State History Museum, Utah State Historical Society.On the back cover: Winter, by John Hafen, 16″ by 24″, oil on canvas, 1902. Courtesy of the Museum of Church History and Art.Inside front cover: The Iron Rod, by Jeff Martin, 18″ by 24″, pastel, 1986. Selected for the 1987 Church Fine Arts Competition show.Inside back cover: The Return, by David Hoeft, 117″ by 34″, oil on canvas, 1987.