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.
Tag - The Next Mormons
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.
Who are Mormon Millennials, and how are they different? In a series of upcoming talks I'll share some insights from the Next Mormons Study about what we've learned about this generation.
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?
(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.
Singles, young adults, and men (especially those who did not serve a mission) seem to be among the most likely demographics of people who leave the LDS Church. But "The Next Mormons" research can find out a good deal more that we don't yet know.
Today I'm launching a Kickstarter campaign to support The Next Mormons survey -- a major national survey of four generations of Latter-Day Saints. I hope you'll choose to participate by making a donation and spreading the word.