Tag: Cross

The Old Cross and the New

A.W. Tozer 90x115 by A.W. Tozer

ALL UNANNOUNCED AND MOSTLY UNDETECTED there has come in modern times a new cross into popular evangelical circles. It is like the old cross, but different: the likenesses are superficial; the differences, fundamental.

From this new cross has sprung a new philosophy of the Christian life, and from that new philosophy has come a new evangelical technique-a new type of meeting and a new kind of preaching. This new evangelism employs the same language as the old, but its content is not the same and its emphasis not as before.

Enemies of The Cross

Jack Kinsella 90x115 by Jack Kinsella

In 1897 Irish novelist Bram Stoker published his most famous work, “Dracula” about an aristocratic Transylvanian vampire that stalked the night (and the nightmares) of Victorian England. 

Although the novel, Dracula enjoyed great literary reviews, it wasn’t until Hollywood turned it into a movie script that the vampire legend became part of popular Western culture.