Youth pass the sacrament during the service at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Lenexa Ward on June 17, 2012in Lenexa, Kan. RNS photo by Sally Morrow

Who is leaving the LDS Church?

Singles, young adults, and men (especially those who did not serve a mission) seem to be among the most likely demographics of people who leave the LDS Church. But “The Next Mormons” research can find out a good deal more that we don’t yet know.

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Are single Mormon women “screwed”?

New statistics suggest that there are 150 single Mormon women for every 100 single Mormon men. So are single Mormon women “screwed”? Answer: only if other people keep telling them they are.

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Who owns the name “Mormon”?

I listen to the Mormon Matters podcast, get Primary ideas from Mormon Mommy Blogs, and learn about new books from the Association of Mormon Letters. But the LDS Church is making a stand about organizations and businesses like these that lay claim to the name “Mormon.”