Scholars, journalists, and data crunchers are meeting in Claremont, CA on Saturday to discuss what's happening with Mormon Millennials.
Mormons in the United States used to retain about three-quarters of their young people. Now it looks to be closer to half.
Early reactions to "The Next Mormons" mirror the polarization I see happening in the Mormon world more generally, as people separate themselves into camps and police their boundaries.
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?
Adam S. Miller continues to communicate Mormon beliefs as beautifully and thoughtfully as anybody I know. I talk to him today about his popular book for young adult Mormons, now republished by Deseret Book.
They're strong believers, but they're also politically diverse and less likely to come from super-sized families than older Mormons. Meet the Next Mormons via infographic.
Only 44% of Millennial Mormons say they have watched General Conference in the last six months -- more than a thirty-point drop from the habits of the oldest Mormons. Why are so many young adults tuning out? (P.S. Sadly, this is not an April Fool's post.)