May/June 2018 Issue

May/June 2018


Feature Stories: 

"Unshattered" (Pg. 26)

By Danielle B. Wagner

Unshattered

When nurses rushed Carol Decker into an emergency C-section, she had no idea that it would be the last time she would see her husband, Scott. She had no way of understanding that one moment would change her life, her family, and her relationship with God forever. 


"Pioneers of Africa" (Pg. 40)

By E. Dale LeBaron

Pioneers of Africa

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the revelation that extended the priesthood to all worthy males of the Church. And while this revelation had a profound impact in all parts of the world, it has perhaps had the greatest impact on the people of Africa.


Other Stories:

"5 Things Every Mormon Should Know About Eve" (Pg. 18)

By Beverly Campbell, Adapted from Eve and the Choice Made in Eden

5 Things Every Mormon Should Know About Eve

Opinions and beliefs about the mother of the human race are wide and varied, especially from religion to religion. Here are five powerful insights from apostles, prophets, and other experts that may influence how you think about our glorious Mother Eve.

"The Church in Thailand" (Pg. 53) 

By Phillip Price

The Church in Thailand

The Kingdom of Thailand overflows with vivid colors and fascinating history. In this “land of smiles,” Latter-day Saints find joy and strength in the gospel in a way that complements the country’s proud Buddhist heritage.


"Insights from an Inactive Gay Mormon" (Pg. 59)

By John Bonner

Insights from an Inactive Gay Mormon

When I accepted a friend’s invitation to attend a special fifth-Sunday meeting at church, my heart was touched in ways I could not have imagined. The Christlike love that was shown that day reminded me why Mormons are still “my people.”


Home Cooking

"Summer Pies" (Pg. 69)  

Summer Pies

Whether it’s a classic strawberry or sophisticated lime chiffon, you’re sure to find a pie from some of our favorite LDS bakers to fit your summer cravings.


Just Asking

James the Mormon  (Pg. 75) 

Just Asking: James the Mormon

Rap and Mormons aren’t a mix you often find, but they both mesh in James the Mormon. We recently sat down with the musician to find out how his faith has influenced his life and his music.