Why the English stopped going to church The Evangelical Alliance reports that the numbers of 20-somethings attending church is in steep decline, falling 62% from over half a million in 1985 to less than a quarter of a million two decades later. John Benton Thankfully that does not appear to be the case in congregations I know where there is lively expository Bible ministry. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.