The collective story of the men chosen by Christ to bring his teachings to the world. Includes Andrew, who was at the Mount of Olives; Bartholomew, who preached from Armenia to India; James, who went to the upper room to pray after Jesus's ascension; James, one of the first to be called by Jesus; John, the "beloved disciple"; Judas, who betrayed Christ; Matthew, a former tax collector; Matthias, chosen after the death of Judas; Peter, the apostle leader; Philip, who fed 5,000 people with loaves and fishes; Simon, who became a great healer; Thaddaeus, whose story is little known; and "doubting" Thomas.
Check out BIO’s original video series, American Freedom Stories, about the historic events of the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama, and the leaders and everyday heroes who fought to make racial equality a reality. Watch videos.
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