Eddie Long

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Bishop Eddie Long has passed away and he will soon be funeralized. However, Black church communities cannot bury his troubled past with him. The church—New Birth et al.—must reckon with the Goliath of child sexual abuse and rescue the true Davids, our children, from the perverse and death-dealing realities of molestation, incest and rape.

Embattled megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long has returned to the pulpit of Georgia’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church after being away for weeks, but the senior pastor has lost a significant amount of weight, prompting more dire prognoses about the state of his health.

Thirteen members of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church managed to recoup some of their monetary investments in a civil suit against controversial Bishop Eddie…

Bishop Eddie Long has apparently returned to New Birth Missionary Baptist Church after a month-long absence, says the Christian Post. The senior pastor had announced that he was stepping away from the pulpit to spend time with his family – an attempt to save his marriage with Vanessa Long, who has recently filed for divorce. […]

The quagmire that Bishop Eddie Long finds himself in has gotten so deep he’s decided to step away for a while and use the time to heal his family, he says. The pastor of New Birth Missionary Church in Lithonia, Georgia delivered the message to the congregation Sunday morning. “I’m still your pastor. You’ll still […]

The reconciliation of Vanessa and Eddie Long didn’t make it through the day, as the wife of the New Birth Missionary Baptist pastor has decided against withdrawing her petition for divorce filed late Thursday afternoon. “Mrs. Long continues to hope that this matter may be resolved expeditiously, harmoniously and fairly; however, she has determined that […]

ATLANTA — In his first interview since four young men accused him of sexual misconduct, Bishop Eddie Long spoke to the media about hope and the future. He agreed to answer a few questions following the Trumpet Awards prayer breakfast at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Responding on Monday to four lawsuits alleging that Bishop Eddie Long coerced young men into sexual relations, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church acknowledged that the accusers accompanied the pastor on trips but said it could not confirm or deny whether anything inappropriate took place.

from: CNN.com Bishop Eddie Long has seen better days. But has Long’s followers been subjected to his sexual defiance for years? Below is a video of the controversial Long during the early days of Long’s ministry in the 1990s. Listen closely has he tries to compare Sperm to the word of God. “The word of […]

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that Bishop Eddie Long’s church, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church is being sued by Tama Colson for sexual harassment and sexual discrimination over a cell phone picture of one of her supervisor’s genitals. from:praiserichmond.com New Birth Missionary Baptist Church is the focus of another lawsuit, this one by a former […]