Crystal Cathedral Ministries says in a response that the $3.5 million settlement the Schullers demand would leave the ministry virtually no funds to continue its ministry. Meanwhile vendors are still owed $12.5 million.
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Once one of the nation’s most popular televangelists, the Rev. Robert H. Schuller is watching his life’s work crumble.
The church is in financial turmoil: It plans to sell more than $65 million worth of its Orange County property to pay off debt.
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.
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.