His declarations are well known by members and missionaries throughout the region: "Thousands will join here. ...The work here is the smallest it will ever be. The South American Mission will become a power in the Church."
More than eight decades have passed since Elder Melvin J. Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve stood before a small Sabbath gathering of members in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and offered prophetic words about the future of the Church in South America.
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