Mike Jones Book Tour Stops In The Springs

By: McKenzie Martin Email
By: McKenzie Martin Email

We told you about Mike Jones’ new book last month, it tells all about his alleged relationship with Ted Haggard. Bookstores in Colorado Springs turned Jones away telling him they would not host a signing, but Jones came to town anyway.

He signed his book at DJ’s Bar and Grill Sunday afternoon. It's called “I Had To Say Something, The Art of Ted Haggard’s Fall.”

Jones says out of all the cities he's visited, Colorado Springs is the most important stop.

"This is where it happened, I stopped in at New Life Church to look at it again," Jones said.

He says he feels sadness for Haggard’s family and the members of the church.

"I know Ted Haggard worked hard to build this thing, that was his baby and it makes me sad but at the same time this is a man who was totally wrong for what he was doing," Jones said.

He says it was because of Haggard’s hypocrisy that he came forward.

"Here's a man actively campaigning against gay marriage and he can't even abide by his own marriage vows, that’s wrong," Jones said.

And he says it was also wrong for local bookstores to turn him away.

"I knew there was a community that would like to see me down here," said Jones.

"New Life Church are not the only people that live here, there's other people that want to read this book and find out what happened," said Nona Capace.

Members and leaders at New Life Church have maintained all along that they've moved on.

"I could careless what’s in the book and what he has to say," said New Life member Doug Smith.

Jones has another book signing in the springs, Thursday night he will be at the Gay and Lesbian Center.


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