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Eddie Long Settles With Megachurch Members in Lawsuit Linked to Alleged Ponzi Investor Ephren Taylor

More than a dozen members of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church have managed to recoup some of their losses, originally totaling nearly $1 million, in a civil suit involving Bishop Eddie Long and alleged Ponzi scheme mastermind Ephren Taylor.

Davion Only: Church ‘Flooded’ With Calls From Interested Families

11 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

Davion Only was born in a Florida prison. Within days of his birth, he was taken from his mother and placed into foster care. Three weeks ago, the 15-year-old stood before the congregation of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church asking for something he never had — a “forever family.” The Florida orphan currently resides in... Show More Summary

Bishop Eddie Long Reportedly Leads Football Team to Christ After Player's Tragic Death

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, led by Bishop Eddie Long, shared that a high school football team made the decision to receive Christ during an altar call on Sunday, just two days after 16-year-old high school football player De'Antre Turman died after breaking his neck during a scrimmage on the field.

Bishop Eddie Long's Mother Passes Away After Long Illness

Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta will be laying his mother to rest Monday after announcing late last week that Hattie A. Long had passed away at the age of 91. She had been suffering from a "long illness," according to Long's media representatives.

More Drama From The Pulpit: Bishop Eddie Long-Stroke Sued By New Birth Members Over $1 Million Ponzi Scheme

Janky preachers! Eddie Long Sued For Ponzi Scheme Via AJC reports: Bishop Eddie Long has been sued by former New Birth Missionary Baptist members who say the megachurch pastor encouraged them to invest money with a company despite b...

High School Student Boycotts Graduation Ceremony at Christian Megachurch

May 25th is when students from Georgia’s Southwest DeKalb High School will have their graduation ceremony. In order to accommodate al the students and their families, the event will take place at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, the home of … Continue reading ?

Eddie Long’s wife calls off divorce

The divorce petition filed by Vanessa Long against Eddie Long, pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, has been dismissed. It is the second time in three months that Vanessa Long has called off plans to divorce the controversial preacher.

SMH: Bishop Eddie Long Stroke’s Wife Vanessa Calls Off Divorce

Does this surprise you??? The divorce petition filed by Vanessa Long against Bishop Eddie Long, pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, has been dismissed, according to DeKalb County court filings posted online that were later confirmed by

The Insult of Eddie Long's Coronation

Last week I watched the YouTube video, just like everyone else did. Crowds appearing to cheer, testify and shout as New Birth Missionary Baptist Church's Bishop Eddie Long stood, sheepishly, being wrapped in a so-called Holocaust Torah -- perhaps it even had the "dust of Auschwitz and Birkenau" remaining on the precious scroll. Show More Summary

Bishop Eddie Long Apologizes To Jewish Groups After Video Surfaces Of Him Wrapping Self In Torah, Being Crowned King

3 years agoNews : Mediaite

It's been a rough couple of years for Bishop Eddie Long. The senior pastor of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Georgia spent parts of 2010 and 2011 facing down lawsuits from young men alleging that he coerced them into sexual acts. Show More Summary

The Impact of 'King' Bishop Eddie Long

In an entry at his Your Black World blog, Dr. Boyce Watkins asks a salient question about the impact of the apparent coronation of Eddie Long on the lives of his ex-wife, his congregation at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church and the young men who accused him of molestation. Show More Summary

Eddie Long Crowned As King

3 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

3 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

3 years agoReligion : Under God

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

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.

Anti-Gay Bishop Eddie Long Needs A Vacation From His Divorce And Former Accusers

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Poor anti-gay Bishop Eddie Long. Not only is the 58-year-old pastor of the Atlanta-based New Birth Missionary Baptist mega-church going through a fresh divorce, but he’s still facing bad press for paying off the handful of young men he allegedly coerced with gifts and travel in exchange for sexy prayer time. No wonder he announced [...]

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.

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