We take the name of Jesus Christ upon us and become a member of His Church.
After that, as we take the sacrament each week, we promise to remember Jesus. We promise to keep His commandments.
We believe in Him. We worship Him. We follow Him.
Meet Elder Neil L. Andersen
He was born August 9, 1951, in Utah, USA. He grew up on a dairy farm in Idaho, USA.
When he was young, one of his favorite jobs on the farm was helping take care of the rabbits.
In high school he went to a student government conference with teenagers from 37 countries! He told others about the Church.
After high school he was called to serve a mission in France.
He married Kathy Williams in the Salt Lake Temple in 1975. They have four children.
Watch videos about the Apostles at children.lds.org. Click on “Videos” and “Meet the Apostles.”
What Is an Apostle?
When Jesus was on the earth, He called 12 men to be His special helpers and witnesses. They were called Apostles. He has called Apostles to be His special helpers and witnesses today. They testify of Jesus Christ to the whole world. Elder Andersen is an Apostle.