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Mormon Church Growth, Activity Rate, and Retention

01 December

Over the years the LDS Church has made some mighty bold claims on how fast they’ve grown. From the infamous Rodney Stark prediction in 1984, to the yearly Statistical Reports they release at the April General Conferences, it’s difficult at best to decipher where the truth lies. Somehow, the claims at their General Conferences seem […]

Missionary Numbers Grow, Convert Baptisms Fall

22 May

An ex-Mormon website I was reading the other day* was talking about an article in the Salt Lake Trib who reported the Church isn’t seeing the number of convert baptisms they were hoping for by lowering the age requirements for missionaries. Somehow I missed that article. Yikes! While I did post an article on membership numbers going down I didn’t equate […]