Southern California -
$50 million offer for Crystal Cathedral
July 30, 2011 | 6:43 pm
A letter and plan filed by My Father's House Church International is one of several proposals offered to the cathedral’s board of directors, which was reorganized this week. On Saturday, Crystal Cathedral spokesman John Charles said he did not believe the proposal was “a viable plan.”
According to a letter of intent filed Thursday, the Norco church would accept resignations from all Schuller family members and their bankruptcy lawyers if the proposal were accepted.
“There will be a respectful transition that allows everyone to leave with dignity, so everyone wins,” said founding Pastor Mark A. Thomas, who leads the church with his wife, Kimberley.
My Father's House Church broadcasts a twice-
The letter said that the “current church administration is perceived as self-
“A church can never prosper as a business once it has lost the trust and support of its “parishioners,” the letter read.
Thomas said in a phone interview Saturday that his church would evaluate staff members through the period of transition.
“We’re not coming in to hit people on the head and say goodbye on the first day,” he said.
He said that Robert H. Schuller will continue to be honored. “It is not a cut-
A bankruptcy hearing before Judge Robert Kwan is scheduled for Aug. 1 in Santa Ana.