How old was David A Bednar when he was called to be an apostle?
Hinckley made the call to Bednar on Friday afternoon, less than 24 hours before it was announced at the church’s Semi-Annual General Conference. This is the second time church authorities unexpectedly have summoned Bednar, who at 52 is the youngest apostle by a decade.
What area is David A Bednar in charge of?
Elder David A. Bednar, a former president of Brigham Young University-Idaho who is now a senior member of the Quorum of the 12, serves as the chairman of the temple and family history council of the church. He played a significant role in the open house and dedication of the Rome Temple.
Where does David A Bednar live?
Personal life. Bednar married Susan Kae Robinson in the Salt Lake Temple on March 20, 1975. He and his wife are currently living in the Salt Lake area.
Where did Elder David Bednar serve his mission?
He grew up in the San Francisco Bay area where he enjoyed playing sports, working on his grandfather’s dairy farm and helping his mother can peaches and berries. He served in the South German Mission from 1971 to 1973. After his mission, he attended Brigham Young University-Provo.
What is doctrine Elder Bednar?
Bednar explains: “ Doctrine refers to the eternal, unchanging, and simple truths of the gospel of Jesus Christ. There are also principles. Principles are doctrinally based guidelines for what we ought to do.” We also receive instruction on how we can apply these principles and doctrines to our lives.