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Is Eddie Long Cutting Staff Salaries To Fund A Settlement With His Four Male Abuse Accusers?

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Eddie Long's New Birth Missionary Baptist Church is laying off two employees and cutting staff salaries by 10 percent, as well as playing with the idea of reducing the work week from five days to four. And while I expected so much more from a financial guru pastor, somebody had to pay for all the [...]

Eddie Long cuts pay, whines on being ‘attacked’

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Project Q Atlanta

Never mind Bishop Eddie Long and his ill-timed manfests. Atlanta’s favorite anti-gay megadaddy preacher knows how to spin some positive PR from his pulpit at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church.

Bishop Eddie “Long-Stroke” Begins Mediation Sessions To Settle His Lawsuit With Accusers

Not so fast “good” brotha, you’re not off the hook by a “long” shot. The first mediation session in the sexual misconduct lawsuits against Bishop Eddie Long and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church has ended, a church lawyer said. Barbara Marschalk, who represents the Lithonia-based church and its LongFellows Youth Academy mentoring program, said additional [...]

Famed Morehouse College Glee Club to perform

Atlanta’s renowned Morehouse College Glee Club will perform a free concert at 5 p.m. tonight Saturday at the Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist church in Avondale. The 65-voice choir is led by David Morrow, a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Morrow, who also holds degrees from Morehouse and the University of [...]

Bishop Eddie Long Update: New Birth Church Announces Staff Reductions & Salary Cuts

From The Christian Post: New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, led by Bishop Eddie Long, announced on Wednesday that it will cut staff and reduce employee salaries. Related The Lithonia, Ga., megachurch said the cuts are in response to...Show More Summary

Omarosa Named Assistant Pastor of LA Church

By: Jenée Desmond-Harris AOL BlackVoices.com reports that reality TV star Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth received her preacher's license this past Sunday and has been named assistant pastor of the Weller Street Missionary Baptist Church...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 [...]

Financier Ephren Taylor Issues Statement in Response to Eddie Long's Allegations of Financial Fraud

There are usually at least two sides to every story, most of us know that. In this particular story, there is the side of Bishop Eddie Long, pastor of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. In a recent video release, Long made a public...Show More Summary

Bishop Eddie Long makes YouTube appeal to help members

Bishop Eddie Long, senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, has made an unusual appeal on YouTube to an investment company on behalf of  several members who are facing financial hardships because of  investments  that went "sour."

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 Eurweb.com 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

Woman Sues Eddie Long’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church For $78 Million

Woman sues DeKalb County, New Birth for $78 million. Things at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church may have faced adversity, but one woman claims that the church made her life hell for over 78 days. That’s 1 million a day for 78 days? Read more at Hip Hop Wired.

A Prayer for Aretha Franklin--"Aretha at Her Peak"

Aretha at Her Peak by Mark Anthony Neal In January of 1972, two months short of her 30th birthday, Aretha Franklin walked into the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church Los Angeles to record a live gospel album. Backed by the Southern...Show More Summary

Brown Leads Whitman by 13 Points in LA Times/USC Poll, Whitman Camp Says Poll is Skewed

California Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown spoke to supporters on Sunday at the Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Compton. (AP Photo/ Bret Hartman) As noted in Sunday's edition of Extra, Extra,...Show More Summary

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Sued for Sexual Harrassment

By: Embattled New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, which has been under media scrutiny since four young men accused pastor Bishop Eddie Long of seducing them, is facing more heat this week, this time from a female employee who says that she was sexually harrassed by another employee in Long's inner circle. Show More Summary

To Bishop Long-Stroke: A Formal ‘Dirty Ho Sit Down’ Request

Just when things were starting to quiet down for Daddy Long Dong Stroke-em, a Dallas-based talk-show host has done what has yet to cross the minds of anyone at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. Radio personality and author Reuben Armstrong is sending the Bishop a formal request for him to take his dirty dck ways [...]

Bishop Eddie Long Still Parading Around In His Favorite Muscle Tees

4 years agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

At Tuesday night's "empowerment service with a massive hugfest" at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Bishop Eddie Long showed up in slacks, a vest, and a white muscle shirt — like the ones he was so fond of photographing himself in! — and then proceeded to spend 25 minutes wrapping his arms around his congregants. [...]

Is the Bishop Eddie Long Story News?

By: Bishop Eddie Long has long enjoyed celebrity. He leads a flock of 25,000 members at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, near Atlanta, and is a noted televangelist. He is also an outspoken critic of same-sex marriage. Now, however, he is enduring notoriety. Show More Summary

Trish Kinney: CNN's Don Lemon, A Game Changer

When Don Lemon began his CNN interview with three young African American members of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, he had no idea the...

Accused child molester Eddie Long is bishop of a Baptist mega-church. When did Baptists start consecrating bishops?

4 years agoNews : Slate - Explainer

Bishop Eddie Long, leader of the 25,000-member New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, is facing allegations that he molested four teenage boys. The Baptist Church started as an anti-authoritarian religious movement and is known to this day for its self-governing, egalitarian congregations. Show More Summary

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