Eddie Long

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.

Christians and Christianity in the media  have changed. In the 1980’s we saw the start of change in media. What we thought of as the…

Thirteen members of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church managed to recoup some of their monetary investments in a civil suit against controversial Bishop Eddie…

There was a shooting today (February 5) in the parking lot of Bishop Eddie Long’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia. The shooting involved a deputy who is reportedly okay. A spokesperson for the church told WSB-TV that the shooting is unrelated to the church. Deputies reportedly chased a suspect onto church property where […]

The man accused of running a Ponzi scheme and swindling members of Bishop Eddie Long’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church out of millions of dollars has been found living in Kansas. Federal authorities have been trying to locate Ephren Taylor for months after the Securities and Exchange Commission went to court to stop what it […]

Bishop Eddie Long’s mother passed away on Friday (April 26) after a long illness. Hattie Long, 91, passed away in her home in Charlotte, North Carolina. Bishop Long, pastor of the mega church New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, released this statement: “Our family recognizes how truly blessed we have been to have her live such a […]

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church will once again close down its Christian Academy. The school will shut its doors at the end of this school year, citing a bad economy and low enrollment, WSB TV reports. New Birth’s Christian Academy closed in January 2012, but Bishop Eddie Long later announced a new partnership with a […]

Bishop Eddie Long is being sued by former New Birth Missionary Baptist Church members who claim the embattled megachurch pastor encouraged them to invest money with a company despite being informed the investor had a $3 million capital deficit. According to the AJC, the suit was filed late last month in DeKalb County state court. […]

Centino Kemp, the fifth accuser who came forward in the Bishop Eddie Long sex abuse scandal, will release a tell-all book on Valentine’s Day, according to the Georgia Voice. In the yet-to-be-released book, “First Lady,” Kemp talks about how he came to the United States at the tender age of 16 to attend a university […]

When news broke two years ago that Bishop Eddie Long was being accused of sexual abusing several young men, his wife Vanessa Long eventually filed for divorce. Vanessa would end up withdrawing her divorce petition and until now she’s remained largely silent. However, Vanessa Long took to the podium recently at New Birth Missionary Baptist […]

Centino Kemp, one of the five men who claimed to have had a sexual relationship with Bishop Eddie Long, has taken to Twitter to show his anger that the embattled pastor is having a Spirit & Truth Conference in the Bahamas, where Kemp is originally from. As we previously reported, Kemp, 22, claimed that he […]