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Twelve Apostles

What does it really mean to sustain Church leaders? Here's what the Apostles say As a concluding element of the Church News series about the Apostleship, several members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke of what it means to be sustained by their fellow Latter-day Saints.
President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, waves as he leaves the Saturday afternoon session of the LDS Church's 188th Annual General Conference in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Behind are Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife Sister Patricia T. Holland.
Twelve Apostles respond to misconceptions about their calling While some may think general Church leaders live a “charmed life,” the fact is that, just as with all of God’s faithful children, life is filled with “great blessings and challenges.”
Members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 2018.
The Apostles' divine mandate to be ministers — not administrators — and how it takes them around the globe The Twelve are commissioned to preach the gospel to all the world, said President M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles greets member in Harare, Zimbabwe, on April 17, 2018, as part of the global ministry tour.
How the Twelve Apostles and 65,000 missionaries are fulfilling prophecy Members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles relish time spent meeting with missionaries around the globe and talk about their sacred duties.
Then-President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency and Provo Utah MTC President Lon Nally visit with missionaries who will serve in Germany; from left, Elders Ryan Short and Brigham Gallacher, Sisters Alexis Sanders, Emily Miller and Erin Clegg. President Uchtdorf delivered the Easter address at the MTC on Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Inside the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles: What it's like to be a prophet, seer and revelator This week, as part of a Church News series of articles on the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, each member of the Quorum shares one thought or experience that is representative of his apostolic calling:
President Russell M. Nelson hugs Elder Ulisses Soares, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, left, while President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency, hugs Elder Gerrit W. Gong, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, at the conclusion of the Saturday morning session of the 188th Annual General Conference at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on March 31, 2018. Elder Soares and Elder Gong were called as apostles during the Saturday morning session.
Inside the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles: What President Ballard has learned in over 40 years of service When asked to describe the apostle’s sacred, ancient charge, President M. Russell Ballard cites Doctrine and Covenants 107, where members of the Twelve are defined as “special witnesses” of the Savior.
President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints works in his office in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.