Ted Haggard Biography
Ted Haggard is a renowned American Pastor, Author, and Public Speaker who is the founding pastor of St. James Church in Colorado Springs in Colorado. Haggard is also the Director of Church Planting for The River Conference of the Free Methodist Church and the founder and coordinator of The Network of Redemptive Churches.
Born and raised in Yorktown, Indiana, the United States, Ted attended Oral Roberts University, a Christian University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Later on, he graduated in 1978 with a major in telecommunications and a minor in journalism.
Afterward, Haggard studied master’s level counseling at the University of Phoenix, receiving an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Colorado Christian University.
After marrying his wife Gayle in 1978, the two founded their first church, New Life Church. This establishment enjoyed 22 consecutive years of double-digit growth through conversions. They saw it grow from 20people meeting in the basement of their home to 14000 people meeting in a 60 million dollar campus.
Their second church came in later, St. James Church. He also served as the president of the 30 million-member National Association of Evangelicals from 2003-2006.
During these years, Ted often represented evangelicalism in the media alongside other world leaders. Furthermore, he built The World Prayer Center and worldprayerteam.org. which was the largest network of praying believers in the world.
He even founded the Association of Life-Giving Churches, which later merged with the Association of Related Churches in the year 2006. In 2006, Haggard resigned from all leadership positions for a period of healing and restoration.
Ted Haggard Age
How old is Ted Haggard? Ted is 65 years old as of 2021. He was born on June 27, 1956, in Yorktown, Indiana, the United States of America. In addition, Ted celebrates his birthday every 27th day of June.
Ted Haggard Wife
Haggard is married to his lovely wife Gayle Alcorn since 1978. Together, they are blessed with five children.
Ted Haggard Children | Family
Ted and Gayle are blessed with a family of five children. Their firstborn, Christy was born in 1981, second-born Marcus in 1983, third-born Jonathan was born in 1987, fourth-born Alex was born in 1990, and lastly, Elliott was born in 1993. His son Marcus is the founder and former pastor of Boulder Street Church in Colorado Springs.
Ted Haggard Net Worth
Haggard has an estimated net worth of $200,000. His income is mainly from his career as a preacher, author, and public speaker.
Ted Haggard Books
- The Life-Giving Church(2001)
- Dog Training, Fly Fishing(2002)
- Primary Purpose(1995)
- Loving Your City into the Kingdom(1997)
- Taking It to the Streets(2005)
- Confident Parents, Exceptional Teens(1999)
- Simple Prayers for a Powerful Life(2002)
- Foolish No More! (2005)
- Letters From Home(2003)
- The Jerusalem Diet(2005)
- Your Primary Purpose(2006)