There used to be a saying that went: “As goes England, so goes America.”
But I can hear people who love and pray for the United States saying, “Oh, no! Please, Lord, may that never be the case.”
In England today, public Christianity is relegated to a ceremonial festivity alongside royal weddings and other royal celebrations. If you visit a church in the denomination I once belonged to—the Anglican Church (also known as the Church of England)—there’s a good chance you’ll be able to count the worshipers on one hand.
As attendance at Anglican churches has plummeted, however, the number of...