It seems he couldn't be heterosexualized - and has quit the re-programming "therapy". I hope Haggard will at some point reflect on all this, and perhaps emerge as a figure able to talk about sexual orientation with evangelicals and persuade some that it truly is an integral part of someone's psyche and soul. The issue of homosexuality is tearing churches apart and alienating the next generation from the core message of the Gospels. I see no reason why Haggard could not turn his life around and help heal this wound. I'm probably being way too naive. But maybe it is his mission. God works in mysterious ways.
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