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Ted Haggard second life: Colorado Springs Christians love a good redemption...

Everyone in Colorado may know he's back, that he rose from the ministerial death brought on by a personal-life jag into meth-fueled gay sex,...

Haggard to speak at Albuquerque church on struggles with ‘confused sexuality’

Road trip! Fallen pastor Ted Haggard is coming to Albuquerque to speak at New Life City this Friday through Saturday, writes our New Mexico Independent colleague Matthew Reichbach.

Disgraced pastor Ted Haggard, devoted wife appear on ‘Divorce Court’

Fallen evangelical Pastor Ted Haggard -- brought to his knees more than two years ago by a taste for gay sex and crystal meth -- continues on the comeback trail with wife Gayle in tow, taping an interview Wednesday on the television show "Divorce Court," set to air April 1. What, he couldn't book "The Biggest Loser"?

Christian writers chastise, praise Ted Haggard’s sins

The verdicts are in following a whirlwind week covering the ever-widening sex, drug and hush money scandal involving Ted Haggard and New Life Church. Meanwhile the flockless pastor spent the week feeding a ravenous media to promote an HBO bio-pic documenting his fall from grace. Not surprisingly, the judgments from the evangelical Christian community are a pretty mixed bag.

TV bounty-hunter sidekick investigates Haggard scandal

Colorado Springs bail bondsman Bobby Brown is now on a self-appointed case to smoke out the unnamed victims of ex-New Life Church Pastor Ted Haggard's sexual misconduct. Can this saga get any more ludicrous?

Haas says New Life reneged on payoff amid new Haggard sex-drug...

The latest sordid episode of Pastor Ted Haggard's sex-and-drug peccadilloes now includes allegations that New Life Church reneged on its offer to provide financial comfort to a young male parishioner who was the object of the evangelical leader's lewd affections. I just hope AP religion reporter Eric Gorski got some combat pay for having to report the details of Haggard's no-hands tryst.

UPDATED: The compleat Ted Haggard sex, drugs and hush money timeline

Need a scorecard to keep track of the latest Ted Haggard-New Life Church scandals? We've got you covered.

New gay sex scandal embroils New Life and Ted Haggard

Fresh revelations have emerged that disgraced evangelical leader Ted Haggard had a previously undisclosed cash-for-sex relationship with a young male New Life Church volunteer.

He’s alive! Ted Haggard’s back at it

wo years ago a male escort named Mike Jones appeared on a Denver radio talk show and dropped a bomb. He had this client, who, every month for three years, would come to his apartment, snort some meth and then they'd have sex. One day the light bulb snapped on: Jones' client was also a very influential pastor from Colorado Springs, who regularly preached against homosexuality. His name was Ted Haggard. And now, after falling fast and furious, Haggard, who preached over the weekend to a small congregation in Illinois, is back, claiming he was sexually abused when he was 7 years old.

Salon.com: New Life Church not influential this election season

Colorado evangelicals are on the political outs. At least that's what Salon.com reporter Mike Madden says. Madden visited Colorado Springs' legendary New Life Church on Sunday, and found that Pastor Brady Boyd was less-than-partisan during his sermon, a phenomenon that the Colorado Independent noted last month.
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