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Controversial pastor Eddie Long vows to move past allegations

Controverisal megachurch pastor Eddie Long says he's moving ahead with his ministry at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church and won't discuss allegations of sexual misconduct made by four young men who were members of his congregation. But two of the men now say they are writing a tell-all book about what they claim happened between them and the powerful pastor.

Eddie Long Supporters Speak on His Behalf… [VIDEO]

When news of Bishop Eddie Long’s 5th accuser hit the streets last week (click HERE if you missed it), I couldn’t help but wonder how members of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church felt about the new scandalous developments. Fox-5 was on it again, catching church members as they left bible study last Wednesday evening, and [...]

Good Deeds: "We call this the tension relief...

"We call this the tension relief campaign," said Rev. Ishmael Burch of St. Andrew Missionary Baptist Church. Sparked by the recent shooting of Kenneth Harding, Jr., a parolee who police said they stopped for possible fare evasion on the T-line,...

Eddie Long's Staged Offering, And The Problem With Black Church Enablers.

By now you're probably seen the video of a recent service at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, in which a congregant walks up to the pulpit and hands Bishop Eddie Long an outrageous stack of cash. If not, here it is.[1] In street parlance, we'd refer to this pile of cash as "racks on racks on racks". Show More Summary

New Birth Issues A Statement: Bishop Eddie Long Strokey Poke’s Wife Is Still Down For The Okey Doke

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church thinks the rumors about Bishop Eddie Long’s wife Vanessa leaving him are so ridiculous, that it’s spokesperson felt the need to issue a statement and announced a staged “family event.” The statement, from spokesman

Bishop Eddie Long: My Wife Didn't Leave Me

By: A. Scott Walton The scandalized New Birth Missionary Baptist Church has just issued a press release stating that the marriage between Bishop Eddie Long and his wife, Vanessa, remains intact. All of Atlanta’s major news outlets are now broadcasting an official denial from the church about marital strife between the couple, who married in 1990. Show More Summary

When A Woman’s Fed Up: Bishop Long Stroke’s Wife Has Reportedly Moved Out Of Their Humble Abo

Oh boy… Word around Atlanta is that all these months of standing by her trifling, scandalous husband, the first lady of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church has quietly taken herself out of the picture. Well-placed spies for The Mo’K...

Eddie Long, Creflo Dollar, and the Black Church’s Sanctioning of Sexual Violence

Eddie Long, Creflo Dollar, and the Black Church’s Sanctioning of Sexual Violence by Tamura A. Lomax | The Feminist Wire In September 2010 Bishop Eddie Long, prominent Atlanta pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, was accused of sexual improprieties with four young men—Anthony Flagg, Spencer LeGrande, Jamal Parris and Maurice Robinson. Show More Summary

Making It Rain On Them Teenage Boys! Bishop Eddie Long Stroke Paid $25 Million To Settle His Case!

Looks like Eddie Long would rather drop some major bread than have to deal with the allegations of touching little kids. The New Birth Missionary Baptist Church preacher was accused of having inappropriate sexual relationships with four male parishioners and

Is Eddie Long's Church Collapsing?

By: Jenée Desmond-Harris According to a report from NewsOne and Elev8, a source within New Birth Missionary Baptist Church says events in the wake of Bishop Eddie Long's sex scandal have amounted to a veritable “three strikes” against him and, possibly, the future of the institution. Show More Summary

Bernice King Needs To "Speak Truth About The Power" Of The Three Problem Plagued Organizations That She Is Associated With

The King Center For Non-Violent Social Change The Southern Christian Leadership Conference New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Bernice King has held a leadership position in all three of these institutions that hold a powerful role in...Show More Summary

Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Must Come Clean

TweetBishop Lee Eddie Long financially settles sexual coercion lawsuit against four boys. Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church located in Lithonia, Georgia is not guilty nor has he been charged with any wrong doing. However, I am reminder of the idiom - Where there's smoke, there's fire! Maybe it is coincidence; but [...]Show More Summary

Bernice King to Quit Bishop Long's Church

By: A. Scott Walton Bernice King, the youngest daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., is expected to resign her post as an elder minister at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church on Tuesday in the wake of a sexual coercion scandal involving Bishop Eddie Long, according to news reports. Show More Summary

Eddie Long Settles Out Of Court.

I hate to say I told you so, but... I told you so.Some current and former members of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church expressed relief Thursday that sexual misconduct lawsuits against the church and its prominent leader, Bishop Eddie...Show More Summary

For Discussion: Should Bishop Eddie Long’s Flock Still Have His Back After His Multi-Million Dollar Settlement??

A few months ago when we found that flamboyant, flashy-suit-and-toupee wearing pastor Bishop Eddie Long liked to take long trips with young “Longfellows” who called him Daddy, the congregation at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church – where Long gets

Ophthalmologists From Rush Provide Vision Screening To At-Risk Populations In Chicago's West Side

West Side residents will receive important and free eye screenings on June 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church at 4301 W. Washington Blvd. Dr. Tamara R. Fountain, an ophthalmologist at Rush University...Show More Summary

Bishop Eddie Long: Judge Says Settlement Unlikely

By: A. Scott Walton Atlanta’s Cox News Service is reporting that the sexual coercion lawsuits against Bishop Eddie Long of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church are more likely now to be tried publicly, rather than settled out of court. Both...Show More Summary

SMH: Man In Critical Condition After Being Shot In The Parking Lot Of Bishop Eddie Long Stroke’s Church

What in the world is going on at Long Strokey-Doke’s church: Authorities say a man is in critical condition after he was shot in the parking lot of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia. Authorities have not identified the victim, who was shot Saturday evening. Authorities say the shooting is not connected to the [...]

St. Stephen’s Missionary Baptist Church turns Lounge-style Nightclub Downtown

Museum Bar to open in 15,000 square foot historic church Will God turn water to wine at “Indulge,” their Sunday brunch? Museum Bar is opening on Jan. 21, Downtown. Located at 181 Ralph David Abernathy boulevard in the historic St. Stephen’s Missionary Baptist Church, the venue will operate as a full service restaurant, bakery, and [...]

Pastor or Predator: Bishop Eddie Long Being Investigated for Mortgage Scheme

By: Nsenga Burton is reporting that Bishop Eddie Long is being accused of using his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church to assist in a corrupt mortgage scheme. Long, who is currently battling sexual coercion charges by four...Show More Summary

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