accusations

From the AJC.com: A status conference hearing was held Friday in DeKalb County State Court on several lawsuits filed against Bishop Eddie Long, alleging he used his influence, trips and gifts to coerce four young men into having sex. Lawyers for both sides met with Judge Johnny Panos and tentatively set February for a mediation […]

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: RELATED: Bishop Eddie Long’s Ex-Wife Alleges He Abused Her […]

From the AJC.com: Bishop Eddie Long’s ex-wife claimed in divorce papers that he was physically abusive, alleging he beat her when she was seven-and-a-half months pregnant with the couple’s only child. Dabara S. Houston said she was the victim of “cruel treatment” and was afraid of Long’s “violent and vicious temper,” according to Fulton County […]

I know that there are a few people that have been anticipating my response to the Bishop Eddie Long scandal as a former Praise and Worship Leader at New Birth. It took me a few days to gather my thoughts because I was truly devastated by the accusations. He is “My Bishop” and his ministry […]

The AJC is reporting that the pastor of a small church in Spartanburg, South Carolina is planning a rally at the state Capitol in Atlanta at the end of the month to demand the resignation of Bishop Eddie Long. Bishop Prophet H. Walker of True Light Pentecost Church in Spartanburg called Long a “bad influence […]

A Billboard in Atlanta featuring Bishop Eddie Long and the words, “Love Like Him, Live Like Him, Lead Like Him” is causing controversy. The billboard, located on University Avenue near the I75/I85 connector, has been there since around April of this year. Long’s Church, New Birth Missionary Church has claimed that the words are referring […]

Bishop Eddie Long did not directly mention the accusations to thousands of cheering supporters during services at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia. But his remarks seemed directly addressed to his accusers. “In times of challenge, there are several things that come out. Your faith will be strengthened or weakened,” he said, to growing […]

Fox 5 Atlanta has released more footage from their interview with Jamal Parris, who has accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual coercion. In the interview, he talks about his relationship with Bishop Eddie Long and the trips and gifts he was given. He also said, he began having sex with Bishop Eddie Long after he […]

Standing in the doorway of his Charlotte home, Spencer LeGrande told Channel 2 Action that he doesn’t harbor any hate, but that Bishop Eddie Long knows what really happened. LeGrande spoke for the first time Wednesday about the accusations facing Long who has been accused of coercing teenage church members into sex. LeGrande is the […]

Bishop Eddie Long spoke to his congregation again on Tuesday night, telling New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia that the sexual abuse accusations he is facing is  “spiritual warfare.” While not acknowledging his accusers by name, Long gave a fiery sermon that had New Birth worshippers on their fight. Watch WSB-TV’s coverage of the […]

One of the men filing suit against Bishop Eddie Long has broken his silence. In an interview with Fox 5 Atlanta, Jamal Parris said Eddie Long “turned his back on us when he had no more need for us. That’s not a father, that’s a predator.” “I loved him,” Parris said. “I’m always going to […]

BJ Bernstein, the lawyer representing the two young men who have accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual abuse, spoke about the case to the “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” on our sister station, Hot 107.9. You may remember Bernstein from her successful representation of Genarlow Wilson, a Douglas County teenager who was sentenced to 10 years […]