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Bishop Eddie Long has passed away and he will soon be funeralized. However, Black church communities cannot bury his troubled past with him. The church—New Birth et al.—must reckon with the Goliath of child sexual abuse and rescue the true Davids, our children, from the perverse and death-dealing realities of molestation, incest and rape.

Eddie Long has died of cancer. New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, where the 63-year-old ordained bishop served as senior pastor in Lithonia, Georgia, confirmed his death Sunday morning. His friends, family and supporters may feel this is the time to focus on the work he did in the church. I couldn’t agree more. The internationally-known […]

Social media exploded over the weekend after news broke that Bishop Eddie Long, the controversial televangelist passed away following a long battle with an aggressive form of cancer. According to reports, Bishop Christopher C. Smith addressed New Birth Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday saying, “Today it is with great sadness I announce that our bishop has transitioned. […]

Embattled megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long has returned to the pulpit of Georgia’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church after being away for weeks, but the senior pastor has lost a significant amount of weight, prompting more dire prognoses about the state of his health.

    Our sister site Elev8.com broke  news that Vanessa Long filed for divorce from the Bishop Eddie Long on December 1, 2011.   After news of the divorce was revealed, Long’s spokesperson Art Franklin confirmed that the Bishop would be taking a break from New Birth. The Bishop confirmed the same.   Vanessa would not comment to news […]

Check out the full interview courtesy of Atlanta Journal Constitution of two of Eddie Long’s accusers as they detail the history and emotions behind the Eddie Long scandal. Click here for more coverage.

VIA NEWSONE.COM Dallas radio host and author, Reuben Armstrong has been doing the media circuit talking about his 2006 book, “Snakes In The Pulpit” in which he accused Bishop Eddie Long of being a homosexual and having relationships with two youth Pastors. Here is one of his interviews. Read ALL of the updates on Bishop […]

Bishop Eddie Long Finally Responds to Pics w/Antoine Dodson With all of the controversy surrounding New Birth Missionary Baptists Church, you had to know this was coming. In a comedic spoof by “Another Sketch Comedy Show” creators Del Harrison and Kareem Green, “Bishop Eddie Long” finally addresses the allegations of sexual misconduct with the young men […]

Sexual coercion accusations, such as the ones leveled at Bishop Eddie Long, can be difficult to prove in court, but cases have been won against other religious leaders, experts say.