More recently, New Life has released Haggard from the "exile" stipulations of his contract, and he and his family have returned to Colorado Springs. The church and its founder are on speaking terms again, and its current pastor wrote in a blog post that he's "hopeful the relationships that were so badly damaged can be redeemed and restored."
It's the kind of happy ending that will provoke groans from many outside of Colorado Springs. Another huckster evangelist forgiven by the flock he hoodwinked. To her credit, filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi tells us otherwise.