Wow, how the saga of the Schullers of Crystal Cathedral gets...well, not sadder and sadder, because the family had millions upon millions of dollars for decades, but downright pathetic.We all know about Robert H. Schuller's mismanagement of the empire he created to the tune of having to declare bank ... More >>
The OCeeker loves him some irony. And who does irony better than the Almighty? Consider this, ye heathen: Sheila Schuller Coleman, former leader of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, the iconic megachurch founded by her father, Robert H. Schuller, is now preaching to a 100 or so b ... More >>
My being on assignment last week forced my skipping last Friday's What We Learned. Not that anyone noticed . . . sniff . . . It's because I'm fat, isn't it!?! MARCH 10: UCI's Nobel Prize-winning chemist F. Sherwood Rowland (right) passes away at his Corona del Mar home from Parkinson's Disease co ... More >>
Hope Center of Christ, the "let's flee from Crystal Cathedral and not look back lest we turn into a pillar of salt" church founded by Robert Schuller's daughter, Sheila Schuller Coleman, held a service Sunday at its first temporary tabernacle -- an AMC movie theater at the Outlets at Orange.The f ... More >>
Sheila Schuller Coleman's announcement Sunday that she was stepping down as senior pastor from the Crystal Cathedral brought to a close a weekend in which her family appears to have severed ties with the iconic Garden Grove-based megachurch. She made the announcement during Sunday services, ... More >>
The Crystal Cathedral is becoming less of a family affair. Officials at the Garden Grove-based ministry confirmed this week that three people related to founder Robert H. Schuller were given the boot from leadership.
The Crystal Cathedral announced in a statement Wednesday that Senior Pastor Sheila Schuller Coleman is temporarily leaving the board of directors. "The leadership changes to the Board of Directors for Crystal Cathedral Ministries are temporary and we believe that they will be good for the Cr ... More >>
UPDATE, AUG. 11, 12:22 P.M.: Crystal Cathedral's former chief financial officer, Fred Southard, strolled into a recent bankruptcy hearing in federal court in Santa Ana and shook his head. It just won't work, he commented to assembled reporters about the Robert H. Schuller family plan to turn to c ... More >>
As I predicted a month-and-a-half ago, the Catholic Diocese of Orange is interested in buying the Crystal Cathedral from the Rev. Robert Schuller, mostly to save Bishop Tod D. Brown's ass from ever having to build the Tod Mahal that would've been Christ Our Savior Cathedral. This past weekend, OC ... More >>
Attention, Crystal Cathedral gay choir members (you know who you are): Just because you signed a covenant with the Garden Grove megachurch vowing you are not homosexual, you have not escaped the prying eyes of pious asswipes determined to out you (they know who they are).For heaven's sake, consid ... More >>
Here's one way to deal with the fact that your iconic megachurch is facing the biggest crisis in its history: Take a vacation. While the Crystal Cathedral has filed for bankruptcy, senior pastor Sheila Schuller Coleman is off on a 11-day cruise to Greece.