General Authorities

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland was ordained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on June 23, 1994. At the time of this call, Elder Holland was serving as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy, to which he had been called on April 1, 1989.

From 1980 until his call as a General Authority in 1989, Jeffrey R. Holland served as the ninth president of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He is a former Church commissioner of education and dean of the College of Religious Education at BYU.

A student leader and varsity athlete at Dixie High School and Dixie College in his native St. George, Utah, he received his bachelor's and master's degrees in English and religious education, respectively, from Brigham Young University. He obtained master and doctor of philosophy degrees in American Studies from Yale University.

Elder Holland was active in professional educational activity prior to his call to full-time Church service. He served as president of the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities (AAPICU), on the board of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), and as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Presidents Commission. For his work in improving understanding between Christians and Jews, he was awarded the "Torch of Liberty" award by the Anti-Defamation League of B'Nai B'rith. He has served on the governing boards of a number of civic and business related corporations and has received the “Distinguished Eagle Scout” award from the Boy Scouts of America. He is the author of eight books, one of which he co-authored with his wife, Patricia.

Elder Holland was born December 3, 1940, to Frank D. and Alice Bentley Holland. In 1963, he married Patricia Terry. They are the parents of three children.

Artikel, ceramah, dan amanat terkini

The Cost—and Blessings—of DiscipleshipApril 2014 General Conference

Like a Broken VesselOctober 2013 General Conference

“Lord, I Believe”April 2013 General Conference

The First Great CommandmentOctober 2012 General Conference

The Laborers in the VineyardApril 2012 General Conference

We Are All EnlistedOctober 2011 General Conference

An Ensign to the NationsApril 2011 General Conference

Because of Your FaithOctober 2010 General Conference

All General Conference talks by Jeffrey R. Holland

Nama lengkap Jeffrey R. Holland

Lahir December 3, 1940

Tempat lahir St. George, Utah, United States

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