January/February 2019 Issue

Feature Stories:

"The Gospel in Glass" (Pg. 26)

By Jannalee Sandau

As the founders and head artists of Holdman Studios, Tom and Gayle Holdman have been privileged to create stained glass windows for more than 80 temples across the globe—a dream and a blessing that has them pinching themselves every day.


"How to Talk to Children about Temple Covenants After a Divorce" (Pg. 40)

By Nancy B. Rollins, PhD

We know that families are forever, but what happens when an eternal marriage ends? Here is how we can make the impact of divorce on temple covenants more understandable to our children.


Other Stories:

"Why Ambiguity in the Gospel Is a Good Thing" (Pg. 18)

By Bruce C. Hafen and Marie K. Hafen, excerpted from Faith Is Not Blind

Ambiguities, apparent contradictions, and paradoxes are all around us. Even true principles can compete with each other in confusing ways. Learning to accept those apparent conflicts long enough to work through them is an essential step in finding the simplicity that lies beyond complexity.

"The Church in Scotland" (Pg. 53) 

By Fred E. Woods and Jannalee Sandau

From bagpipes to the Highlands to the Loch Ness Monster, there are many things you may already know about Scotland. But how much do you know about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in this beautiful United Kingdom country?

"Myths of Mental Illness (Pg. 58)

By Jane Clayson Johnson, excerpted from Silent Souls Weeping: Depression—Sharing Stories, Finding Hope

Mental health is a topic that has been increasingly thrust into the spotlight in recent years. But how do depression and other mental illnesses impact members of the Church in particular, and how can we help?

Home Cooking

"Hearty Soups and Stews" (Pg. 69)  

As the frost and snow descend, try your hand at making these hearty and delicious dishes to keep you warm this winter.

Just Asking

Just Asking: Jane Clayson Johnson (Pg. 75)

Jane Clayson Johnson is a national broadcast journalist known for her work at CBS News, ABC News, and on the nationally syndicated NPR program On Point. Clayson recently wrote a book addressing the complex issue of depression in the Church, which we sat down to ask her more about.