This History Channel special provides a revealing look at the group of poor tradesmen who went on to become some of the most celebrated spiritual leaders in all of history. But who was this intriguing group of men handpicked by Jesus to carry out the most preposterous assignment ever given — to take his message to the whole world? What happened to them after Jesus left? Where did they go with their life-changing message? This program follows the lives of the twelve and shows how after the resurrection of Jesus they went against incredible odds into all parts of the world.