Former church member: Haggard performed sex act

A young man who formerly attended New Life Church says that then-pastor Ted Haggard performed a sex act in front of him in a hotel room in 2006 and sent him explicit text messages. Full Story
A good friend

Dahlonega, GA

#1 Jan 27, 2009
It is a disgrace and shame that a pastor would do such a dirty deed.People look up to him for spirit lifting and guideance.The lord will deal with him.That is what hurts the christian life for others, People not living by the word of god.W0ULD NOT WANT TO BE IN HIS SCHOES.

“"I'm A Great American!"”

Since: Sep 08

Obama Nation! USA! USA!

#2 Jan 27, 2009
A good friend wrote:
It is a disgrace and shame that a pastor would do such a dirty deed.People look up to him for spirit lifting and guideance.The lord will deal with him.That is what hurts the christian life for others, People not living by the word of god.W0ULD NOT WANT TO BE IN HIS SCHOES.
...or his shoes!

“Kiss Me You Fool!”

Since: Jan 08

Atlanta via Brooklyn NY

#3 Jan 27, 2009
What makes story like this so bad, in my opinion, is that guys like Haggard make such an effort to publicly condemn the very behavior they themselves revel in.

I really couldn't care less who finds another of the same sex attractive. But if you're going to go above and beyond to condemn it, you better not be guilty of the same or worst.

If there is a hell, the most uncomfortable spots are probably reserved for hypocrites. That takes extra work on one's part.
someone

Morehead, KY

#4 Jan 27, 2009
I would be carefull who i called ahypocrite. If you think there is nothing wrong this picture, than you have a problem.This world was started with a woman and a man.[CHAME ON YOU]

“Kiss Me You Fool!”

Since: Jan 08

Atlanta via Brooklyn NY

#5 Jan 27, 2009
someone wrote:
I would be carefull who i called ahypocrite. If you think there is nothing wrong this picture, than you have a problem.This world was started with a woman and a man.[CHAME ON YOU]
I am careful of who I call a hypocrite, and he is one.

And if you think something is wrong with the act, than you should agree that Haggard's acts go a bit further away from what you feel is right, because he held himself up as someone who teaches against the act. He's a liar and a hypocrite on top of the acts we both speak of.

I'd rather discuss an issue with someone that is honest about their stance on the issue, than with someone who isn't. Nothing gets resolved when you start with hypocrisy.

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