For decades, he served as an Apostle. On January 14, 2018, Russell M. Nelson was sustained as the seventeenth prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
President Nelson came to Church leadership from a career as a world-renowned heart surgeon. His professional experience caring for others clearly played a part in preparing him to take on the important work the Lord had in store for him.
In an exclusive interview with President Nelson, we discover the many gifts and talents of man with a brilliant mind and gentle heart. His colleagues, friends, and family members also offer insights and share stories of his faith and his devotion as a husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
President Nelson's fervent belief in the restored gospel of Jesus Christ makes him a leader for this time. Become better acquainted with this prophet and man of God through his own words and the words of those who know him best.