(THE CHURCH REPORT) — As the Crystal Cathedral tries to find its footing without any members of founder Robert H. Schuller's family at the helm, the only son and one-time successor says 'sibling rivalry' played a key role in the California megachurch's decline.
"They didn't want to be accountable to me, their brother," said Robert A. Schuller, the church's former senior pastor, of his sisters and brothers-in-law, some of who were board members and ministry staffers. He chalked it up to "sibling rivalry."
"So they took steps into their own hands to make sure that they had job security."
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