“Contents,” New Era, Dec. 2000New EraDecember 2000Volume 30, Number 12ContentsThe Message: He LivesElder Richard G. ScottWhat you decide to do now will affect how well you fulfill the divine, personal plan He has for you.Scripture Lifeline: What Will I Give Him?Annie WhitworthWhat can you possibly give to someone who literally has everything?With Wondering AweLindy TaylorThe stars spoke to a young girl in Bangkok of things that were both great and eternal.Celebrating the ProphetJane H. ForsgrenThe Jones family of Salt Lake City has a great tradition: each December they have a birthday party for the Prophet Joseph.Q&A: Questions and AnswersMy friends have a hard time understanding why I live the law of chastity. It is such a sacred subject, I sometimes don’t know how to explain it to them. What can I say that will help them understand this sensitive topic?Mormonad: You Are in His HandsOne Fold and One ShepherdShanna GhaznaviA new Church film portrays Christ’s ministries in both Jerusalem and the Americas.Christmas in JulyLisa M. G. CrockettThe St. Robert Missouri Stake turned a summer youth conference into a way to help others celebrate Christmas.Returning the GiftMeg RobinsI was thrilled to help deliver a wonderful Christmas just like the one delivered to us so many years before.MormonismsFiction: The StrangerAlma J. YatesThe young man had been taught well. His dad would have been disappointed if he ever turned away someone in need.Reader’s GuideNew Era Index 2000In Tune: Let It Come QuietlyMabel Jones Gabbott and Michael F. MoodyCover: The mission of the Savior included appearing to those in the New World. See “One Fold and One Shepherd,” p. 20. Cover photography: Craig Dimond.