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Bishop Eddie Long addressed his followers at New Birth Missionary Church on Easter and gave a “cryptic” message to the four young men who claimed they had sexual relationships with him, according to WSBTV. Throughout his sermons he appeared to have a message for his accusers. “You ain’t messin’ with me. I shall rise again […]

The Nov/Dec issue of faith-based glossy Gospel Today is catching flack from some of its subscribers who take issue with Bishop Eddie Long being featured on its cover. With a headline that reads: “Bishop Eddie Long At The Center of The Scandal That Rocked The Church World;” the magazine is being accused of downplaying the […]

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 […]

From the AJC.com: Responding on Monday to four lawsuits alleging that Bishop Eddie Long coerced young men into sexual relations, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church acknowledged that the accusers accompanied the pastor on trips but said it could not confirm or deny whether anything inappropriate took place. The LongFellows Youth Academy, the church’s mentoring program […]

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 […]