Women and girls can now act as official witnesses in some Mormon rituals. While it may seem small, here's why it's actually a big deal.
Former members of the LDS Church who are over 18 may be eligible to be interviewed about their experiences in leaving Mormonism.
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.
Scholars, journalists, and data crunchers are meeting in Claremont, CA on Saturday to discuss what's happening with Mormon Millennials.
Is there really such a thing as a "Utah effect" in American Mormonism?
Dallin Oaks wants young adult Mormons to hurry up and get married. But I think many single Millennials are delaying marriage for excellent reasons.
With attention focused on the LDS Church's opposition to Proposition 2 in Utah, it's worth asking: How do Mormons feel about marijuana, and how many of them use it?
Yes, Mormon Millennials are leaving the LDS Church at higher rates than previous generations. But there's also a lot of reason for hope.
It turns out that prayer and scripture study do in fact seem to help Mormons feel closer to God. Avoiding coffee and Game of Thrones? Not so much.
Mormons have often repeated the Brigham Young statement that a single man over the age of 25 is a menace to society. The problem is that Young never said it.
I'm working FT on "The Next Mormons" book, which means I'm saying no to just about everything else except Netflix.
Join in for a Radio West/KUER live conversation on Wednesday to discuss what's going on with Millennials in the Mormon church.
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.
Research shows that the second-most-common reason people leave the LDS Church is that they didn't trust Church leaders to tell the truth about controversial issues.
Elder Bednar says that many former Mormons left the fold because they chose to be offended by something. New research raises the question: Does this explanation hold water?
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