Posts tagged "“Ted Haggard”"

Yet Another Lifestyle for Ted Haggard

Amy Levin:If you haven’t heard the recent Ted Haggard news (due to living in your closet, or Ted Haggard’s for that matter), the “disgraced pastor” has one more shameful sin to add to his long list: Celebrity Wife Swap. Ex-pastor of New Life megachurch in Colorado Springs, Haggard is infamously known...

Evangelical Branches

31 January 2006 The Los Angeles Times recycles an old, and never very fresh story-line — evangelicals are “branching out” to include issues of poverty and environmentalism in their agenda — just in time for the State of the Union address. The semblance of a “hook” that makes this count as news is the 160 Sojourners-sponsored “State...

Ted Haggard’s Big Israeli Adventure

Confusing news from the Jewish Forward: the National Association of Evangelicals is set to announce a new, more pro-Palestinian policy on Israel. Why? Because it wants to counter liberal churches that are putting economic pressure on Israel to make concessions to the Palestianians. Wait — that doesn’t make sense. And it gets trickier. How is...

What’s That You Say?

Blogger Slacktivist takes one sentence from Pastor Ted Haggard, president of the National Association of Evangelicals — “They’re pro-free markets, they’re pro-private property. … That’s what evangelical stands for.” — and runs it through the wringer of actual scripture and hundreds of years of Christian thought. That’s the way to re-frame journalism.  

26 May 2005 Daily Links

Who Will Cry For a Witch? Lilith Saintcrow of God and Consequences reveals, with the help of the Indianapolis Star, an excellent religion story — a judge forbidding Wiccan parents from teaching their kids their religion because it’s not “mainstream” — and Jason Pitzl-Waters of Wildhunt demands to know why God bloggers, notoriously obsessed with...