Americans are less religious than ever, especially if they're under 30 -- but even middle-aged Gen Xers are part of the trend away from religion, a new study shows.
I'm getting tired of the way some Mormons throw around the "wheat and the tares" analogy to dismiss anyone who disagrees with them. A culture of judgmentalism has consequences, and they're not good.
Recent allegations say suicide is on the rise for LGBT Mormon teens. While the specific details are disputed, the basic message is clear: Mormons need to do much better.
White Mormons in the United States live in a bubble of racial privilege. What changes need to happen to make the Church more sensitive to diversity?
Yesterday's terrific Deseret News article went a long way toward destigmatizing mental illness and the "early return" missionary. Bravo.
Yesterday’s statement reveals what the LDS Church apparently thinks of the feminists within its fold. We, as faithful and active members of the Church, are being lumped together with the same anti-Mormon protestors who routinely crash General Conference and shout that the Mormon religion is of the devil.
Twenty years ago yesterday, I went down into the waters of baptism. I did so with some important questions still unanswered, including why women were not permitted to make (or even be consulted about) significant administrative decisions or to exercise ecclesiastical authority in my chosen faith. Those restrictions did not deter me from going where God had called me to go, but they caused me to pray long and hard about my baptism beforehand.