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Robert Schuller’s televangelism empire in chaos over family split

Robert A. Schuller and Robert H. Schuller Once one of the nation’s most popular televangelists, the Rev. Robert H. Schuller is watching his life’s work crumble.

His son and recent successor, the Rev. Robert A. Schuller, has abruptly resigned as senior pastor of the Crystal Cathedral — home to the “Hour of Power” broadcast.

The church is in financial turmoil: It plans to sell more than $65 million worth of its Orange County property to pay off debt.

Schuller’s son resigns as Crystal Cathedral pastor

Robert Schuller and son The Rev. Robert A. Schuller, ousted in October as the preacher of the long-running Christian television program “Hour of Power,” has resigned as senior pastor at the Crystal Cathedral and plans to open his own ministry.

Church founder Robert H. Schuller removed his son as the sole preacher on the 39-year-old television show after the younger Schuller, three years into the job, refused to rotate his role with other pastors, the church said.

Rev. Robert H. Schuller ousts his son as ‘Hour of Power’ preacher

Robert A. Schuller and Robert H. Schuller Robert H. Schuller removed his son Saturday as preacher on the syndicated “Hour of Power” television show less than three years after handing over to him the ministry he began more than 50 years ago.

It remained vague Saturday what prompted the schism between the father and son who have been the face of “Hour of Power,” which is syndicated worldwide.

Younger Schuller Plans a ‘Next Level’ for Ministry

Pushing ahead with his father’s brand of unfettered optimism, the Rev. Robert A. Schuller plans to attract more young people to the Crystal Cathedral and recruit a million new members around the globe. The handsome pastor assumes the post of his father, the Rev. Robert H. Schuller, a charismatic figure who built the nation’s first megachurch and influenced religious leaders worldwide. Groomed for decades to head Crystal Cathedral Ministries, the younger Schuller has experienced firsthand the ideas and leadership style of his father. It was announced Sunday that he will become head pastor of the church Jan. 22. “From the

Schuller’s Son to Run Crystal Cathedral

The Crystal Cathedral didn’t have to look far to find its next senior pastor. Robert H. Schuller, head of the famed all-glass church southeast of Los Angeles, told his congregation Sunday that his son, Robert A. Schuller, will succeed him. Robert H. Schuller Robert H. Schuller is sometimes referred to as “the evangelist without a gospel.” Known for his unorthodox and heretical, pseudo-Christian teachings. In Schuller’s message, man, not Jesus, takes center stage. In violation of the Bible‘s teachings, and in a calculated departure from orthodox Christianity, Schuller is a religious pluralist. His views on this issue are considered heretical,