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.
Is there really such a thing as a "Utah effect" in American Mormonism?
Mette Harrison's daughter stopped being active in Mormonism years ago, and Mette was at peace with that. So why did it hurt when her daughter decided to formally remove her name from the membership rolls?
Elder Dallin Oaks yesterday spoke of the problem of Mormons leaving the fold, especially young people. But instead of the usual tactic of immediate seek-and-rescue, he advocated listening. Which should not be as revolutionary as it is.
More young adults appear to be leaving the Mormon fold, but the rate of their exodus is less severe than their peers in the Millennial generation.
When our faith is in crisis, it can be comforting to know that what we’re going through doesn’t mean we're falling into apostasy. Drawing from the science of adult development, this author says we’ve “simply driven off the edge of our current map.”
A new study shows that Mormon men are leaving the fold in greater numbers, but it's particularly noticeable in Utah. Why is this happening, and what are the long-term ramifications?
Talks like Sister Wixom’s are turning doubt into a legitimate topic of conversation in Mormon culture, and not a dirty word. Decriminalizing doubt and doubters is the first step. Our next task is much harder.