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Haggard. Sex. Movie.

From the “What is he thinking file” comes this.

Ted Haggard is supposedly making a cameo in an upcoming Christian movie about sex:

According to the Christian Today website:

The movie is about a guy who saves himself for marriage but later becomes determined to lose his virginity after his fiance dumps him at the altar on their wedding day.

In one scene, the guy wrestles with his decision to stay abstinent and tells a friend over coffee that he no longer wants to wait until marriage to have sex.

“I’m so frustrated. You know what? I’m just going to do what I want to do anyways. It’s not like it’s going to wind up on the front page of the newspaper,” he says.

Ted Haggard, who made headlines after the scandal, overhears their conversation from a nearby cafe table and interjects.

“Hey Buddy, I wouldn’t do that if I were you,” Haggard tells him.

The movie is called “The Waiting Game” and is said to promote abstinence before marriage.

Oh. My.

Todd

 



15 Responses to “ “Haggard. Sex. Movie.”

  1. Dennis says:

    This guy is dangerous!

  2. Todd says:

    Holy cow, that would be hilarious!

    He did what he did, and that can’t be changed. You may as well have some fun with it.

  3. David says:

    This is why we shouldn’t teach our children to save themselves for MARRIAGE, but instead be chaste for the reason that Christ has purchased us.

    • rbud says:

      This makes no sense.

      • David says:

        Really? No sense? No one is guaranteed a spouse. We don’t save ourselves for a *potential* person, if we’re Christ’s. We respond in repentance (including chastity) to His call.

        • rbud says:

          Sorry, David, you’re Bible must have some extra verbage about repentance that mine lacks. Are you saying that repentance and chastity are synonymous? Or,that saving sex for marriage eliminates repentance? I’m not seeing the connection here.

  4. Peter says:

    Sense of humor.

    THis actually looks hilarious! And Ted’s cameo is… sorry… really funny!

  5. bobby says:

    Wow. I’m less offended by Haggard and way more offended by how horrible this movie looks. Horrible acting. Horrible production value. Horrible script. Would somebody PLEASE make a quality “Christian” movie? (Whatever a “Christian” movie means anyway.)

    If this were a fun video for a youth sex talk it might be OK. But a real movie? Really?

    • Paul says:

      my thought, actually.

    • Tony Myles says:

      How… unbelievably… awful… that… this… movie… calls… itself… a… movie… with… that… kind… of… production… value…

      (it’s like someone said, “Hey, let’s do a Will Ferrell and Seth Rogan movie, only Christian, and throw in Ted Haggard, and not use real microphones or actors)

  6. steve miller says:

    That’s funny. I don’t agree with what Ted did, and he seems to be hit and miss on following up on his planned reconciliation course, but I think this is funny.

    Sin is conquered when taken to Christ. Because sin has lost its power over us we can laugh at our past mistakes.

    Is it too soon? I don’t think so, but there are some who will probably never let Ted live down his past mistakes. As Christians we sometimes forget we are trying to restore and reconcile with the errant brother or sister.

    I think of many of the mistakes in my past and how certain family members enjoy bringing them up constantly to ridicule me and cause me pain. Those sins lost their power over me and Christ has claimed them at the cross, but there is a tendency of the religious heart, the legalist, the rule keeper to always see the sin and then the person.

    Ted screwed up badly in the past, but if now he can laugh at himself, let Christ help him, and even laugh at himself, good for Ted. Still there is a lot of work to be done in Ted’s life as there is for all of us.

  7. There must come a time when we allow the past to remain the past. Too many are willing to believe that a person is no better than his past mistakes and sins. That precludes the redemption and restoration offered by Christ. Proverbs 17:9, “He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.” How much separation takes place in the church today is equivalent to how much gossip and unforgiveness runs rampant. Let me encourage you to read the article: “Is the past ever behind us” at http://www.michaelduncan.authorweblog.com/default.asp?date=new&permid=32194

  8. kjc says:

    what a sad day when people think this is some thing even worth time and or effort, Sad. gonna keep my money in my pocket for a real movie like Courageous that is coming out soon from the same producers as fire proof.

  9. Dan H. says:

    Pathetic! The secular world couldn’t have made a better parody of “Christian Movies”!

  10. matt says:

    $author, Very good article, well written and very thought out

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