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Eddie Long Crowned As King

4 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Unbelievable: Bishop Eddie Long returned to the pulpit on Sunday in royal fashion. For his Jan. 29th service at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, where he took a leave of absence late last year in the wake of child molestation allegations,...Show More Summary

Controversial Georgia bishop crowned 'king' at church

4 years agoNews : Field Notes

Bishop Eddie Long, the subject of sexual allegations made by male members of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, is making headlines again, reports. This time it's because video of one of his Lithonia, Ga., church services has gone viral.

All Hail Bishop Eddie Long! Embattled Preacher Crowned King… [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

Bishop Eddie Long is no longer a “commoner” in fact, according to the congregation at his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Long is now KING! Crefelo Dollar tried to tell y’all LONG had insurance, well it looks like his policy is finally paying off. Now I could go on and on about how Long took [...]

‘Rabbi’ declares Eddie Long ‘King’

The story of embattled megachurch pastor Eddie Long is growing ever stranger. In a service last Sunday at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, in Atlanta, Georgia, a visiting 'rabbi' declared Long 'king.'

Bishop Eddie Long returns to the pulpit

Eddie Long has returned to public ministry. The senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church returned to preach during a New Year’s Eve service at the suburban Atlanta church. He took a leave of absence to deal with family issues. Show More Summary

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 [...]

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