Dallin Oaks wants young adult Mormons to hurry up and get married. But I think many single Millennials are delaying marriage for excellent reasons.
A growing number of Mormons who serve a mission wind up coming home early, a national study shows. What is going on?
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.
It's been 40 years since Mormons changed their racially based priesthood/temple ban. Yet new research shows that even now, most Mormons think the ban was God's will.
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.
Fewer than half of US Mormons think that climate change is caused by human activity. But one BYU professor -- and now, debut novelist -- is on a quiet campaign to focus on the environment.
Former Mormons don’t generally maintain a high level of spirituality when they decide to leave the fold, unless they become actively involved in another religion.
A podcast listener takes me to task for saying that we should lighten up on Millennials, because doesn't everyone know that religions that liberalize their standards go down the toilet? Not so fast, I respond.
If the #1 reason women say they left the LDS Church is because they felt judged or misunderstood, wouldn't it be awesome if Mormons could stop with the judging?
Focusing the new LDS curriculum almost solely on Conference talks makes it harder for members who have questions to voice them. Making those who question feel even less welcome in church is exactly the opposite of where we need to be going.
The typical Mormon General Conference viewer is a church-going, older, white, college-educated Republican living in Utah—not surprisingly the exact type of person most likely to be seen on the TV screen during Conference sessions.
(RNS) — Last week's announcement that caffeinated sodas would be sold at BYU confirmed what we found in the Next Mormons study: Two-thirds of Mormons already imbibe.
I'm working FT on "The Next Mormons" book, which means I'm saying no to just about everything else except Netflix.