M. Russell Ballard Before He was an Apostle

by | Dec. 16, 2014

Mormon Life

M. Russell Ballard serves as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But he was also a car salesman who had the nickname of “the bishop” in college because his friends knew that no matter the circumstance, he would always stay true to his standards (“M. Russell Ballard”). In this biography of M. Russell Ballard, read the stories from his life about his leadership experiences, his missionary efforts, and his reliance on the spirit.

Funny Stories

General Authority at the Movies

Even though his grandfather died when he was ten years old, Russ still has precious memories of this man who was an apostle for the Church. Russell remembers a time when his grandfather took him to the movie theater. But when the lights dimmed and the movie started, Russ’s grandfather promptly fell asleep.

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