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The Hood Life: Pastor’s Wife And Jumpoff Involved In “Communion Day Catfight” At Church [Video]

All we can do is SMH at this one: Police were forced to intervene when communion service was interrupted with a catfight at a Baptist church in Memphis, Tenn. The fight at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church involved congregants Bev...

Bishop Eddie Long Takes Leave From New Birth

The is reporting that Bishop Eddie Long is taking a leave of absence from New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in order to "heal his family." Long has been at the center of multiple scandals, one involving accusations of coercing teen boys into sexual relationships and the other behind an alleged investment scheme led by businessman Ephren Taylor, Jr. Read full article...

Bishop Eddie Long: Break not because of sex scandal lawsuit, but to work on family

Bishop Eddie Long, head of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, has announced he is taking time off to work on his family. He says it has nothing to do with the sex scandal lawsuit he settled last spring.

Bishop Eddie Long's Wife Still Wants A Divorce

Her soon to be ex-husband Eddie is the longtime bishop of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Georgia. He was hired in 1987, and under his leadership, the church?s ranks soared from three hundred to twenty-five thousand members. Unfortunately, some of that momentum has been counterbalanced by allegations over the misuse of donations and a scandal involving teenage boys.

Wife of televangelist Bishop Eddie Long files for divorce

Vanessa Long, the wife of megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long, announced Friday she has filed for divorce. Last fall, four young men accused Eddie Long, senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, of coercing them into having sex.

Eddie Long's Wife Won't Leave Him After All

Early this morning, Bishop Eddie Long's wife, Vanessa, announced that she'd filed for divorce from the embattled pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. She said the decision was made "after a great deal of deliberation and prayer."...Show More Summary

Why Would Bishop Eddie Long’s Wife Want To Divorce An Anti-Gay, Repeatedly Accused Boy Molester?

4 years agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

After paying off the four teenage boys that he totally didn’t molest (and then asking for the money back from two of them), anti-gay Bishop Eddie Long’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church assured us that his wife Vanessa wasn’t leaving him. But guess what? She is. Hmmm… we wonder why, especially when he looks so [...]

Bishop Eddie Long’s Wife Wants You To Know… [She's Finally Fed Up!] OFFICIAL STATEMENT

Bishop Eddie Long, leader of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, survived scandalous sexual abuse allegations and went right back to the pulpit seemingly unscathed. While Long publicly denied the allegations while silently signing his name to those settlement checks to his five victims, his dutiful wife Vanessa G. Long suffered in silence by his [...]

Businessman at Center of New Birth Fraud Probe Speaks

Jeff Martin of the Associated Press is reporting that Ephren Taylor Jr., the North Carolina businessman at the center of a fraud probe involving New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Georgia, says that he's taking action to "make things...Show More Summary

Eddie Long Accused in Ponzi Scheme

Bishop Eddie Long, senior pastor of Atlanta's New Birth Missionary Baptist, has been accused in a civil lawsuit in Georgia of encouraging church members to invest in a "Ponzi scheme" that promised 20% annual returns on safe investments...Show More Summary

Op-ed: Same Church, Different Song of Equality

As supporters of gay rights were kicked out of Southern Missionary Baptist Church last week, Terry Angel Mason was reminded of the church’s better days fighting for equality.

Black Church’s Protest of FAIR Education Act Typifies Hypocrisy

A Southern Missionary Baptist Church pastor in California is none too happy about the inclusion of gay history in schools.

Eddie Long: I want to ‘move forward’ from sexual misconduct suit

Atlanta megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long wants to move past claims of sexual misconduct and lead his influential church, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, without distractions. Two of his accusers recently came forward with details about their relationships with Long and their plans to write a book about their experiences, according to news reports. Read full article >>

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...

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