(RNS) — Unfortunately, the 'Stranger Things' characterization of U.S. Mormons as predominantly white is spot on.
I was prepared for pushback from very orthodox Mormons who might be unwilling to admit there are serious retention problems in the U.S. LDS Church, but surprisingly, former Church members have been more resistant to the NMS survey findings.
Melissa Inouye's new memoir "Crossings" is for any Mormon reader who has ever felt marginalized -- which, as she explains, is all of us.
Here's a blast from the past, when competing retailers used to advertise their "approved" Mormon temple garments.
"The Other Side of Heaven" is getting a sequel after 18 years, and filmmaker Mitch Davis is counting on Americans of faith to help the film compete against the blockbusters.
Mormon leaders have been hard at work to change missionary expectations, temple rituals, and curriculum to improve the Latter-day Saint experience for Millennials and Generation Z. Will it be enough?
New research shows that U.S. Mormon families are still larger than the nation’s, but the difference is smaller than it used to be.
Jane Manning James was overlooked for much of Mormon history. Now she's finally getting her due in a feature film and a new biography by historian Quincy Newell.
Mormon theology demands that we take care of the earth--and guest blogger Mette Harrison says the "make it do or do without" values of her LDS childhood helped her learn to do that.
Given how many unofficial Mormon retreats are flourishing, Latter-day Saints seem hungry for sacred spaces in which they’re permitted to keep it real.
Data shows that the 2015 Mormon LGBT exclusion policy was not enough by itself to drive many out of the LDS Church, but it contributed to disillusionment.
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's meeting with LDS President Nelson was not just a photo opp, but an example of the generational sea change in Mormonism.
"Experiences with Heavenly Mother in prayer and in poetry are an important part of me accepting and gradually coming to love myself," says guest blogger Mette Harrison.
(RNS) — Mormons who marry in a civil ceremony will no longer have to wait a full year before being 'sealed' for eternity in an LDS temple.
(RNS) — "Show me, Lord, my life’s end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting my life is." — Psalm 39, as quoted by Rachel Held Evans in "Searching for Sunday"