UPDATED Timeline: Pastor Ted’s Changing Story

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Sunday morning in a letter read at New Life Church services:

“I am so sorry.”

“I am guilty of sexual immorality.”

“I am a deceiver and a liar. There is a part of my life that is so repulsive and dark that I’ve been warring against it all of my adult life.”

“The accusations that have been leveled against me are not all true, but enough of them are true that I have been appropriately and lovingly removed from ministry.”

Saturday night

After Pastor Ted was fired, Rev. Michael Ware, a member of the New Life Church oversight board, said Haggard admitted Thursday to “sexually immoral conduct.”

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Friday afternoon on 9News

“I called him to buy some meth. but I threw it away.”

“I was tempted, I bought it, but I never used it.”

“I went there for a massage.”

Question: “Did you ever have sex with him?”
Answer: “No, I did not”

Read Colorado Confidential’s story. Late Thursday night:

Ross Parsley, Interim pastor of New LIfe Church, writes in an e-mail to church members: “It is important for you to know that he confessed to the overseers that some of the accusations against him are true.”

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Thursday afternoon in a statement

“I am voluntarily stepping aside from leadership so that the overseer process can be allowed to proceed with integrity. I hope to be able to discuss this matter in more detail at a later date.”

Wednesday night on KUSA:

” I do not know Mike Jones.”

” I have never had a gay relationship with anybody.”

” I have never done drugs. Ever.”

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