President Russell M. Nelson
At the time Spencer W. Kimball set apart Russell M. Nelson as a Stake President, what did President Kimball promise him?
a. Increased mortality rates with heart surgeries
b. That he would be sustained to be the President of the Church
c. That he shall never want
d. That he would perform surgery on a Prophet
A Walking out of an elevator in the lobby of the Hotel Utah
While attending the October general conference in 1950, Brother Stapley stepped out of an elevator in the lobby of Hotel Utah and met President George Albert Smith, who said, “you are just the man I’m looking for.” Without even retiring to the privacy of an office, the prophet called him to be an apostle.
Flake, Lawrence R., Prophets and Apostles of the Last Dispensation, (Provo, Utah: Religious Study Center, Brigham Young University, 2001), 487.