"This is Your Captain Speaking" by Gavin MacLeod book cover courtesy W Publishing Group

Gavin MacLeod: ‘Love Boat’ captain now ‘ambassador for Christ’

(RNS) You may remember him as Murray on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” or Captain Stubing on “The Love Boat.” But Gavin MacLeod — whose acting career is bookended with a spiritual TV program and a Christian movie — says his calling is now to be an “ambassador for Christ.” The 82-year-old actor is out with a new book, “This Is Your Captain Speaking: My Fantastic Voyage Through Hollywood, Faith and Life.”