New Life Overseers Never 'Addressed or Discussed' Homosexuality
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Ted Haggard and homosexuality:
- Haggard firing, gay question separate | Haggard's infidelity, not with whom, ended prominent pastor's tenure, official says (The Denver Post)
- Pastor gets sympathy from gay community | Many involved on both sides of the gay rights movement who have, for the most part, put aside their political views in connection with the Haggard scandal (The Rocky Mountain News)
- Gays, Evangelicals urged to seek common ground | Some good could come from the downfall of disgraced pastor Ted Haggard if it leads to a reconciliation between the evangelical and gay communities, a leading evangelical Christian said on Monday (Reuters)
- Truth frees minister to walk a different path | We should talk today about another Colorado Springs minister, one who also came face to face with the reality of homosexuality and gave up his ministry over it. But this one never thought twice about blaming a hotel concierge (Bill Johnson, Rocky Mountain News)
- Gay pastors reflect on events | They say Christian therapy is damaging (Rocky Mountain News, Denver)
- Fired evangelist slams gays in new mvie | The Rev. Ted Haggard has been fired amid allegations of gay sex and drug use, but the evangelical leader can still be seen at the height of his powers preaching to thousands and condemning homosexuality in the documentary "Jesus Camp." (Associated Press)
New Life Church:
- Finding strength in the storm | Absent pastor's words hit home with followers who believe everyone is vulnerable to falling (The Denver Post)
- Church puts faith in interim leader | The Rev. Ross Parsley is "a man of convictions" who will offer "steady and strong" guidance at New Life, an elder says (The Denver Post)
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