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.
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
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, 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 [...]
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
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
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.
A Southern Missionary Baptist Church pastor in California is none too happy about the inclusion of gay history in schools.
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 >>
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.
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 [...]
"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,...
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. In street parlance, we'd refer to this pile of cash as "racks on racks on racks". Show More Summary
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
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
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 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
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
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
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