Haggard denies the new accusation. Ted Haggard was fired from New Life Church after allegations about a prostitute and drug use arose in Haggard, who was fired amid allegations that he used drugs and patronized a male prostitute in , had a sexual relationship with a second man -- a year-old volunteer at his megachurch, the Rev. Brady Boyd, a senior pastor at the church, said Monday. The church agreed to pay the man in exchange for his pledges not to talk publicly about the relationship, Boyd said, referring to a settlement reached by the man's lawyer and the church's insurance company. Under the settlement, the church provided the man money to pay his college tuition, moving expenses and counseling, Boyd said.
Pastor in Gay Sex Scandal Says Relationship With Wife 'Stronger Than Ever'
Disgraced pastor Haggard admits second relationship with man - supertux.info
The man who outed Colorado evangelist Rev. Ted Haggard for soliciting him for gay sex is among the latest crop of homosexuals who are claiming to have had suggestive confrontations or outright sex with Idaho Sen. Larry Craig. Mike Jones, a former prostitute who ended Haggard's career, told The Idaho Statesman that Craig paid him for sex in late or early Jones told the paper he recognized Craig, 62, only after the national news picked up a story in August of Craig's guilty plea for a disorderly conduct charge relating to an incident in a men's restroom at the Minneapolis airport in June.
Ted Haggard Speaks at a Church About His Gay Affair
It was about a megachurch cover-up. This story was different from the one back in that brought down Colorado Springs celebrity pastor Ted Haggard after an affair with a male escort. That story elicited little more than a yawn from me. Another religious leader caught with a prostitute? Sure, Haggard showed hypocrisy to the hilt, but in the work I do, I see such an endless stream of evangelical leaders' hypocrisy that I get inured to it.
Haggard resigned from his church and the [National Association of Evangelicals] in the wake of accusations of drug use and a sexual relationship with a man in Denver. More accusers came forward. The Haggard revelations were like catnip for so many of us since he was arguably the most influential evangelical leader of the time and a key voice for the anti-gay-rights movement.