Subject:

Ted Haggard

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Cable TV Programmers Make Bait-and-Switch a High Art

    Drunken yoga does not equal female empowerment. Show of hands: Who remembers when cable TV's A&E channel featured real art for entertainment? Been a long time, right? Back in the 1990s, the Arts & Entertainment channel, as it was known then, specialized in high-culture programming. Ballet. Opera. ... More >>

  • News

    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 13, 2007

    He Just Needs God's Blessings Now

    Southlake's Brady Boyd made 'em proud in Colorado yesterday, sounds like. Then again, Ted Haggard did lower the bar quite a bit. Word broke at the beginning of August that Brady Boyd, associate senior pastor of Gateway Church in Southlake, was at the top of the list to replace Ted Haggard as senior ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2007

    Bible Girl: Three Points and a Lame Joke

    This week: Ted Haggard, Sherman Allen and the ever-popular concept of holiness This morning I'm launching an occasional Bible Girl feature called Three Points and a Lame Joke, which will allow me to tackle multiple subjects in the same column. The name honors the evangelical formula for preaching -- ... More >>

  • News

    December 7, 2006

    Onward, Christian Soldiers

    Look out, evil Madison Avenue, these Jesus warriors have a battle plan for you

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2006

    Bible Girl: The Thanksgiving Edition

    C'mon. You just knew if there was a book called Can Homosexuality Be Healed? that sooner or later Bible Girl would get around to it. The response to last week's Bible Girl has left me feeling warm and fuzzy all over, so I thought I'd excerpt from my interview with Francis MacNutt, a Charismatic Cat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2006

    "Can You Pray the Gay Away?"

    Leave it to Jack E. Jett, a Dallas comedian and cable TV talk-show host who has a love/hate relationship with Bible Girl (the love part: he keeps reading it), to cut right to the heart of the matter. "Just to get things clear," he wrote last week in the wake of the Ted Haggard scandal, "do you belie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2006

    Ted Haggard's Shopping List

    Mike Jones blew Ted Haggard's cover. Patty Calhoun, editor of Denver's Westword--one of the Dallas Observer's sister papers--suggests in her column this week that Ted Haggard was deeper into the gay lifestyle than his statements might have led you to believe. Mike Jones--the male prostitute who bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2006

    Night of the Living Dead

    Mark Graham Craig Watkins is the new Dallas County District Attorney. You think you're shocked, imagine how Toby Shook feels. People are walking around like zombies at Dallas County courthouses today as incumbent judges who looked invincible last week began contemplating the prospect of looking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2006

    An Open Letter to Evangelicals

    The election results are a big smack upside the head to American evangelicals--a firm rebuke. Don't explain them away or blame them on gays, the media and godless liberals. Yes, Ted Haggard had something to do with it. Maybe a lot to do with it. Most of all, he exposed our disgusting arrogance. And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006
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