L. Tom Perry An Uncommon Life, Vol. 2 Years of Hastening the Work of Salvation
Elder L. Tom Perry's apostleship could be characterized by one word: enthusiasm! It was evident in everything he did especially in his zeal for hastening the work of salvation in numerous ways. This concluding volume of Elder Perry's biography shares his uncommon experiences after his call to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in April 1974, quickly followed by the passing of his beloved wife, Virginia. Read about his courtship and 39-year marriage to Barbara Taylor Dayton, followed by nearly four decades of apostolic ministering during some of the most challenging periods of growth for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As one of the two most senior members of the Quorum of the Twelve for twenty-one years, Elder Perry's energy and vision influenced countless people throughout the Church. This uplifting story of an uncommon man's life and ministry inspires us to live life fully with optimistic enthusiasm.