Meet Elder D. Todd Christofferson

    “Meet Elder D. Todd Christofferson,” Friend, August 2016, 13

    Meet Elder D. Todd Christofferson

    He was born on January 24, 1945, in Utah, USA.

    He helped take care of sheep and a cow on his family’s small farm.

    When he was 15, his family moved to New Jersey. He was the only member of the Church in his high school class.

    He served a mission in Argentina.

    He first saw his future wife, Kathy Jacob, at a football game in college. They are the parents of five children.

    Elder Christofferson worked as a lawyer before he was called to be a Seventy and, later, an Apostle.

    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 Christofferson is an Apostle.