Alabama is country music’s greatest band and they always prove it with their performances. With their rendition of the old hymn “The Old Rugged Cross,” they prove that they could also sing a mellow gospel tune. The perfect combination of ...

George Jones Photo Credit: www.pinterest.com The Composer “The Old Rugged Cross” is a well-known hymn and is recorded by many artists from different genres. Some parts of the song were first composed by George Bennard in 1912 while he was ...

Bradley Walker |Photo Credits: allmusic.com A Short Background About Bradley Walker A singer who has won a loyal audience and the respect of his peers despite long odds, Bradley Walker has a strong, rich voice that’s a perfect match for classic-style ...

Photo credit: vimeo.com Gospel musicians and couple Bill and Gloria Gaither wrote the lyrics to the song “I Believe in a Hill Called Mt. Calvary.” It’s a tune honoring the symbolic hill called Mt. Calvary. Mt. Calvary is that notable ...

Writer’s note: I don’t actually intend to write an in-depth anatomy of Elvis Presley’s religious journey nor his Christian views. I would just like to highlight some of his soulful performances that can either bring goosebumps or make you meditate ...

When polls are taken to determine the most popular American hymns, invariably near the top of the list is “The Old Rugged Cross.” It has been the most favored of the approximate 300 songs written by George Bennard, a minister ordained ...

“The Old Rugged Cross” is a popular hymn written in 1912 by evangelist and song-leader George Bennard. Back in 1913, George Bennard was struggling with a problem that caused him much suffering. His mind went back again and again to Christ’s anguish on the cross. This ...