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Disgraced Pastor Ted Haggard Asks Supporters for Cash
FoxNews.com ^ | 8-25-07 | A/P

Posted on 08/25/2007 10:39:49 AM PDT by Terriergal

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"It looks as though it will take two years for us to have adequate earning power again, so we are looking for people who will help us monthly for two years," the e-mail said. "During that time we will continue as full-time students, and then, when I graduate, we won't need outside support any longer."

Haggard left the 10,000-member New Life Church late last year and resigned as head of the after a former male escort accused Haggard of paying him for sex.

Mike Ware, an overseer for New Life Church, told The Gazette of Colorado Springs on Friday that it was premature of Haggard to release the statement without first consulting the overseers.

A New Life spokesman did not immediately return a phone message left late Friday by The Associated Press.

Haggard received a salary of $115,000 for the 10 months he worked in 2006 and an $85,000 anniversary bonus before the scandal broke, The Gazette reported. Haggard's severance package included a year's salary of $138,000, and he collects royalties on his book titles, the newspaper reported.

El Paso County records show Haggard's home, which has been up for sale, has a market value of $715,051.

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TOPICS: Current Events; Evangelical Christian; Moral Issues
KEYWORDS: apostasy; chutzpah; tedhaggard
These people make me sick. He hasn't learned a thing. Adequate income for what? Tell him to get a three room flat and learn to live like the rest of people who are 'getting back on their feet.'
1 posted on 08/25/2007 10:39:52 AM PDT by Terriergal
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To: Terriergal

TV beggars! Yuck!


2 posted on 08/25/2007 10:40:57 AM PDT by raybbr (You think it's bad now - wait till the anchor babies start to vote.)
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To: Terriergal

Gag.


3 posted on 08/25/2007 10:42:00 AM PDT by BigFinn (Isa 32:8 But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.)
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To: raybbr

Can you believe the gall of this man? He did it without consulting his overseers for one thing, and secondly he has all that severance plus a 700K home to sell yet? What’s he spending it on? I hope no one is stupid enough to send him money, but I’m sure there’s a few.

I wonder if I can send him a check for a negative amount.

Maybe a bunch of people can send him two pennies in an envelope. Maybe that would get his attention.


4 posted on 08/25/2007 10:47:16 AM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: Terriergal

Bold as Brass, isn’t he? I find his begging for alms disgusting.


5 posted on 08/25/2007 10:51:22 AM PDT by sockmonkey
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To: Terriergal

He must need more crack cocaine and male prostitutes.


6 posted on 08/25/2007 10:52:16 AM PDT by TommyDale (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: Terriergal

Adequate earning power? For what?

“Fear not, trust in the Lord” Jesus commands. Pray that Haggard actually learns what he professed for so long.


7 posted on 08/25/2007 10:55:34 AM PDT by Ottofire (O great God of highest heaven, Glorify Your Name through me)
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To: Terriergal

He can go flip burgers.


8 posted on 08/25/2007 11:03:33 AM PDT by SIDENET (More fun than a beer left in the freezer.)
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To: Terriergal
Ted Haggard - girly boy!

With the exception of the Rev. Billy Graham - is there another "tele-evangelist" that hasn't been caught up in one type of scandal or another?

9 posted on 08/25/2007 11:31:03 AM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: glock rocks

> so we are looking for people who will help us monthly for two years,” <

Do you know anyone who wants to support a queer for two years?

I suggest nylon rope


10 posted on 08/25/2007 12:12:14 PM PDT by B4Ranch ( "Freedom is not free, but don't worry the U.S. Marine Corps will pay most of your share.")
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To: river rat
With the exception of the Rev. Billy Graham - is there another "tele-evangelist" that hasn't been caught up in one type of scandal or another?

Ahem - Billy Graham is no exception.

11 posted on 08/25/2007 12:48:00 PM PDT by Alex Murphy (As heard on the Amish Radio Network! http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/1675029/posts)
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To: Terriergal

I read about this over coffee this morning. Anyone who has supported this false teacher needs to seek Truth, not flesh pleasing lies. Haggard needs to work with his hands, seeking the Lord to break his heart over the people he has led astray, rather than seeking to counsel folks.


12 posted on 08/25/2007 12:48:14 PM PDT by Manfred the Wonder Dawg (Test ALL things, hold to that which is True.)
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To: Terriergal; All
"These people make me sick. He hasn't learned a thing. Adequate income for what? Tell him to get a three room flat and learn to live like the rest of people who are 'getting back on their feet.'"

AMEN SISTER!

WORTH REPOSTING,OUR ANNUAL BUDGET INCLUDING PASTORS SALARY IS 75K.PASTORS FULL TIME AND HAS TWO WEEKS VACATION.

Matthew 7:13 "Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Matthew 7:14 "Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it. Matthew 7:15 "Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. Matthew 7:16 "You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? Matthew 7:17 "Even so, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. Matthew 7:18 "A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit. Matthew 7:19 "Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. Matthew 7:20 "Therefore by their fruits you will know them. Matthew 7:21 "Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Matthew 7:22 "Many will say to Me in that day, 'Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?' Matthew 7:23 "And then I will declare to them, 'I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!' (NKJV)

JUST RETURNED FROM OUR SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC,PASTOR THANKED THE LORD FOR HIS PROVISION AND I DID A 20 MINUTE DEVOTIONAL ON PRAYER.

THE EMERGENT CHURCH MOVEMENT IS A SHAM,READ MACARTHUR'S BOOKS,"ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL" AND "TRUTH WARS".

5 SOLAS!

13 posted on 08/25/2007 1:50:06 PM PDT by alpha-8-25-02 ("SAVED BY GRACE AND GRACE ALONE")
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To: Terriergal

Haggard received a salary of $115,000 for the 10 months he worked in 2006 and an $85,000 anniversary bonus before the scandal broke, The Gazette reported. Haggard’s severance package included a year’s salary of $138,000, and he collects royalties on his book titles, the newspaper reported.

El Paso County records show Haggard’s home, which has been up for sale, has a market value of $715,051.


And he wants suckers to give HIM money?

Get bent!

Uh...not literally.


14 posted on 08/25/2007 1:52:57 PM PDT by Grunthor (When life gives you lemons, you throw them at the mean people and hope it gets them in the eyes.)
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To: Alex Murphy

Being a Democrat and supporting the President - isn’t on the same level of being a whore mongering, thieving, corrupt, lying hypocrite.

I will admit, it comes close — but not equal!


15 posted on 08/25/2007 1:54:00 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: B4Ranch
Do you know anyone who wants to support a queer for two years?

I can't say as I know anybody that would p*** on him if he was on fire.

16 posted on 08/25/2007 3:11:38 PM PDT by glock rocks (Please pray every day for our Patriot Armed Forces fighting to protect our way of life.)
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To: Terriergal

I guess he’s not one of these word-faith people who can just magic money into existence.


17 posted on 08/25/2007 4:45:04 PM PDT by Lee N. Field ("Dispensationalism -- threat or menace?")
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To: Gamecock

Why not just ring up Paula for some cash? She has it all.


18 posted on 08/25/2007 4:52:04 PM PDT by Thinkin' Gal
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To: alpha-8-25-02; Terriergal

Excellent contrast alpha.


19 posted on 08/25/2007 5:31:21 PM PDT by HarleyD
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To: alpha-8-25-02
THE EMERGENT CHURCH MOVEMENT IS A SHAM

That could be, but Haggard has nothing to do with that movement. Emergent churches are not usually "megachurches."

20 posted on 08/25/2007 7:00:56 PM PDT by jude24 (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Terriergal

When I was in seminary I had various jobs...one of which included cleaning bathrooms in a high tech factory. Humbling, but it helped pay the bills.


21 posted on 08/25/2007 7:05:04 PM PDT by LiteKeeper (Beware the secularization of America; the Islamization of Eurabia)
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To: Terriergal

See the video “Jesus Camp”. This is a sad commentary.


22 posted on 08/25/2007 7:06:56 PM PDT by Saundra Duffy (Romney Rocks!!!)
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To: Terriergal

Quote from the article: “Haggard...$115,000 ...in 2006 and an $85,000 anniversary bonus...Haggard’s severance package included a year’s salary of $138,000, and he collects royalties on his book titles, the newspaper reported....Haggard’s home... has a market value of $715,051.

This guy is hurting for money?


23 posted on 08/25/2007 7:17:43 PM PDT by vladimir998 (Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. St. Jerome)
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To: river rat

You wrote:

“With the exception of the Rev. Billy Graham - is there another “tele-evangelist” that hasn’t been caught up in one type of scandal or another?”

Yes, Mother Angelica!


24 posted on 08/25/2007 7:20:15 PM PDT by vladimir998 (Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. St. Jerome)
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To: Terriergal
Disgraced Pastor Ted Haggard Asks Supporters for Cash

Because gay hookers cost money.

25 posted on 08/25/2007 7:21:06 PM PDT by dfwgator (The University of Florida - Still Championship U)
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To: Terriergal

I think that this very venue asks, no, begs, that it is populated with folks that will send in their last dollar to the guys with the best hair.

I submit that it is not the individuals, but the venue, that is abominable in the sight of the Lord.


26 posted on 08/25/2007 7:46:19 PM PDT by MarkBsnr (V. Angelus Domini nuntiavit Mariae. R. Et concepit de Spiritu Sancto.)
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To: Alex Murphy

I fercely differ that Billy Graham earned any reproach—particularly any significant reproach at all.

He would get off of an elevator earlier than his floor if he was alone and a woman got on alone.

That was just a sample of the integrity he followed in every area of his life to the best of his ability his whole adult life.

Thankfully, God is his score-keeper, not self-righteous, prissy, vain-glorious folks who think they have a right to look down a long finger at him.

I’m disappointed at your insinuations with this post, Alex.


27 posted on 08/25/2007 8:05:48 PM PDT by Quix (GOD ALONE IS GOD; WORTHY; PAID THE PRICE; IS COMING AGAIN; KNOWS ALL; IS LOVING; IS ALTOGETHER GOOD)
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To: Thinkin' Gal

And she needs a new man.


28 posted on 08/25/2007 8:10:30 PM PDT by Gamecock ("Peace if possible, truth at all costs." Luther)
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To: vladimir998
Mother Angelica

Technically, she is not a tele-evangelist

29 posted on 08/25/2007 9:01:07 PM PDT by LiteKeeper (Beware the secularization of America; the Islamization of Eurabia)
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To: Terriergal

Sad....

Sad... Sad... Sad.... Sad... SAD !!!


30 posted on 08/25/2007 9:09:01 PM PDT by RachelFaith (Doing NOTHING... about the illegals already here IS Amnesty !!)
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To: river rat

D. James Kennedy?


31 posted on 08/25/2007 9:55:19 PM PDT by irishtenor (There is no "I" in team, but there are two in IDIOT.)
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To: Terriergal

Absurd. Might be a little tough for them to find paying clients once they enter those fields too.


32 posted on 08/25/2007 11:21:29 PM PDT by GOPPachyderm
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To: Terriergal
El Paso County records show Haggard's home, which has been up for sale, has a market value of
$715,051.


"VOA" is no real estate agent/land speculator.

But...from what "VOA" learned from living in West Los Angeles
and reading "Hot Property" in The Sunday Los Angeles Times during
1995-2005...
$715,051 in Colorado Springs, CO terms would probably be equivalent to
maybe 1.5 to 3 MILLION DOLLARS in West Los Angeles/Hollywood
real estate terms.

Talk about "fleeing the flock".

As "VOA" haslearned to be careful to protect my computer keyboard
from a torrent of aqueous saline secretions (aka, "tears")
seeing stories about the sacrifice of our US Military, first responders
and other self-sacrificing.

"VOA" has learned to keep a BARF-BAG nearby when a "revelation"
about some trendy evangelist surfaces.
33 posted on 08/26/2007 10:43:57 AM PDT by VOA
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To: TommyDale

“He must need more crack cocaine and male prostitutes.”


Stop smearing this good man! He didn’t do crack and hang out with male prostitues.

He did Meth and got massages from a gay male masseuse.

:D


34 posted on 08/27/2007 1:30:33 PM PDT by BritExPatInFla
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To: Terriergal
Maybe a bunch of people can send him two pennies in an envelope. Maybe that would get his attention.

Send them postage due.
35 posted on 08/27/2007 1:35:56 PM PDT by beezdotcom
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To: GOPPachyderm

Ya never know. Paula White is playing ‘spiritual advisor’ to a divorced pastor who is the son of a divorced pastor. She’s been divorced once before too, so has her husband. And here they go again. Still, apparently she’s advising this guy.

...Deceiving and being deceived...

Certainly Juanita Bynum will start advising abused women and continue talking about how to have a wonderful marriage...

And Haggard will advise young men struggling with their sexuality...


36 posted on 08/27/2007 8:01:14 PM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: beezdotcom

Ya know, back home where I grew up they made copper post cards.


37 posted on 08/27/2007 8:01:41 PM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: MarkBsnr

The individuals too.


38 posted on 08/27/2007 8:04:55 PM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: dfwgator

lol that’s not nice!


39 posted on 08/27/2007 8:05:17 PM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: vladimir998

You caught that huh? That’s why I excerpted the END of the article and not the beginning. :-)


40 posted on 08/27/2007 8:05:46 PM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: vladimir998

I must admit, I kinda liked Mother Angelica. :-)

John Macarthur. Though he isn’t a televangelist, I don’t know if his church services are carried locally though (L.A. — kind of a neighbor to Rick Warren and pretty obviously critical of him, among others).


41 posted on 08/27/2007 8:07:47 PM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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