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Apostles Tell Young Adults How to Strengthen Their Faith

“Be not afraid—only believe” was the advice from two apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to young adults in New Zealand recently. The Church’s New Zealand website captures the apostles’ visits.

Elder David A. Bednar and Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke to hundreds of young adults, ages 18 to 30, in South Auckland and Mairangi Bay. The two men answered questions about how the gospel of Jesus Christ can help in the daily challenges of life.

In addition to their primary responsibility to be special witnesses of Christ throughout the world, apostles have heavy administrative responsibilities as they oversee the orderly progress and development of the global Church.

Just as their counterparts in ancient times were sent throughout the world, the apostles today travel the world to strengthen and encourage Church members, to organize new congregations and to conduct the business of the Church.

In this You Tube video, Elder Bednar explains what apostles do.

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