Bishop Eddie Long’s problems are continuing to mount (pun intended)! While so far the number of plaintiffs who’ve filed civil complaints against New Birth Missionary Baptist Church and it’s leader currently stands at three, BOSSIP sources tell us that number is rising and there’s only one logical thing for Bishop Eddie to do. BOSSIP has [...]
Maybe it’s just an ugly scam. Maybe it’s a well-coordinated, fairly sophisticated conspiracy among several young men to shake down Bishop Eddie Long, a successful, revered leader who has built New Birth Missionary Baptist Church into a powerhouse of Christian service. Sad as that would be, it would certainly be the better outcome. Show More Summary
Bishop Eddie Long, pastor of Lithonia mega church New Birth Missionary Baptist, canceled a call-in interview on the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show this morning. Long, facing three allegations of improper sexual relationships...Show More Summary
Bishop Eddie Long and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church have been slapped with a third lawsuit. "The allegations in this lawsuit are similar to the ones filed yesterday," lawyers who represent the client said in a statement to the media.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
With all the details we got yesterday, it seems like there’s more to the Eddie Long accusations than first reported. In statements to the press, Art Franklin, spokeperson for Bishop Eddie Long and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church indicated that the Bishop’s accusers were in it for something more than justice. “It’s really unfortunate these [...]
V-103 FM morning man and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church member Frank Ski let his listeners know exactly where he stood on the Bishop Eddie Long gay sex scandal Wednesday morning: He supports his pastor. As CNN and "Good MorningShow More Summary
Two men have filed suit claiming that prominent Atlanta pastor Eddie Long used his position as a spiritual authority and bishop to coerce young males at his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church into sex. The church is denying the allegations. Art Franklin, the spokesperson for Bishop Long, talked to American Morning's Kiran Chetry and John [...]
Bishop Eddie Long Accused of Sexual Impropriety With Young Boys I am personally hurt and disappointed to hear about the charges of sexual impropriety against Bishop Eddie Long of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia Georgia. I...Show More Summary
Eddie Long, the Atlanta pastor who calls home the 25,000-member New Birth Missionary Baptist Church he took over in 1987, must've confused his hate for the gays with his love for them, according to a new lawsuit from two men who says the man of the cloth sexually molested them. CONTINUED »Permalink | 2 comments | [...]
Two men have sued a prominent national pastor in Atlanta, claiming that he used his position as head of the 25,000-member New Birth Missionary Baptist Church to coerce male employees and members into sex. Church leader Eddie Long is accused of taking one of the plaintiffs on overnight trips...
What a way to end your day. CNN reports that two men have filed a lawsuit against Bishop Eddie Long that alleges the larger-than-life leader of DeKalb County's New Birth Missionary Baptist Church coerced them into having sex.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Dr. Conrad Murray got a bigger show of support in Houston than Michael Jackson got in L.A. today. Nearly 400 of Dr. Murray's faithfuls showed up this AM at the Galilee Missionary Baptist Church in Acres Homes -- a poor community in Houston, TX -- where… Read more
WCNC’s Stuart Watson has the details on Mecklenburg County’s plans for park on land owned by Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
From the Baptist 10 charged with child kidnapping in Haiti to a Connecticut man accused of sexually abusing Haitian boys, U.S. missionaries are in trouble-and undersupervised-abroad. While the world's attention is focused on 10 Baptist missionaries...
When ten members of the Central Valley Baptist Church made their decision to "rescue orphans" in Haiti and take them to the Dominican Republic, their decision wasn't just stupid - it actually put the children in more danger.The LA Times...Show More Summary
Tennessee: Hines Creek Missionary Baptist Church's youth pastor Timothy Daniel Sherritze Jr., 21, raped and sodomized a 14-year old girl repeatedly and when the church learned of it it took no action to stop it, the girl and her mother...Show More Summary
Aretha at Her Peakby Mark Anthony Neal In January of 1972, two months short of her 30th birthday, Aretha Franklin walked into the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles to record a live gospel album. Backed by the Southern...Show More Summary
Revel Smith at Real Change writes, "Nickelsville's amicable 5-week stay at Keystone Congregational Church ends tomorrow." The 30 residents of Nickelsville—it's a small town—will be moving to New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, she says. Show More Summary
Judge Callahan and Karl Banks, an organizer of the “Walk Against Domestic Violence” at Antioch Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, April 2009/from Judge Callahan\’s websiteA judge in Dallas and state Attorney General Greg Abbott are...Show More Summary
Sen. David Shafer recently announced he was permanently suspending his campaign for Lt. Governor and would seek reelection in the State Senate. Today it’s reported that Bishop William Sheals of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Norcross has decided to stay in the race for Shafer’s Senate seat rather than withdraw. Shafer had announced [...]