Is the Cross Still Relevant?
Written By: Gregory Watson
On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross,
The emblem of suffering and shame.
How I love that old cross where the dearest and best
For a world of lost sinners was slain (The Old Rugged Cross, George Bennard)
A little while ago, a friend of mine told me that a protestant congregation he knew about was doing some renovations and updates to their building. He was particularly dismayed because in the process, they were removing the large Cross in their sanctuary and replacing it with some modern visual equipment. It seems that the “old rugged cross” was simply