Stories Behind The Hymn: The Old Rugged Cross

“The Old Rugged Cross” is a popular hymn written in 1912 by evangelist and song-leader George Bennard (1873–1958).  It was first published in 1915, and can be found in 287 hymnals. Lyrics On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross, the emblem of suffering and shame; and I love that old cross whereContinue reading “Stories Behind The Hymn: The Old Rugged Cross”