(RNS) As America continues to see a rise of those who claim “none” as their spiritual affiliation, church leaders would do well to contemplate the legacy of Robert Schuller.
Articles tagged “Crystal Cathedral”
(RNS) After becoming one of the nation’s best-known pastors, Schuller watched his megachurch empire — started in a drive-in theater — crumble amid huge debt and family squabbles over leadership.
(RNS) For congregations that haven’t thought about who will succeed their current pastor, the authors of the new book “Next: Pastoral Succession That Works” have words of warning: Be prepared.
(RNS) Crystal Cathedral founder Robert H. Schuller failed to get most of the $5 million he requested in a bankruptcy case against the Southern California megachurch he started 57 years ago. By Adelle M. Banks.
(RNS) In a down-the-street building swap, the Crystal Cathedral has announced it will move its congregation to a smaller Catholic church after the Protestant megachurch was sold to the Catholic Diocese of Orange, Calif. By Adelle M. Banks.
(RNS) As the Crystal Cathedral tries to find its footing without any members of founder Robert H. Schuller's family, the only son and one-time successor who resigned four years ago says sibling rivalry played a key role in the California megachurch's decline. By Adelle M. Banks.
(RNS) As members of the extended Schuller family leave the helm of the dwindling Crystal Cathedral, the sad fate of the congregation in the iconic glass-walled church offers a cautionary tale of family-run ministries. By Adelle M. Banks.