New Birth Missionary Baptist Church

From the AJC.com: Standing before thousands of supportive congregants Sunday, embattled Bishop Eddie Long vowed to “vigorously” defend himself against the accusations of four young men who claim he coerced them into sex. “This thing I’m gonna fight,” he said. During two morning services, Long compared himself to the biblical David against Goliath, asserting, “I […]

From the AJC.com: A fourth young man alleges he had sexual relations with Bishop Eddie Long when he was a teenager. Spencer LeGrande, named in a civil lawsuit filed Friday, claims he was 17 the first time the two had a sexual relationship while vacationing in Nairobi, Kenya. LeGrande, of Charlotte, N.C., alleges that the […]

This video, which doesn’t have a creation date was posted on YouTube yesterday. It was filmed in a classroom setting. Maurice Murray Robinson, and Anthony Flagg, the accusers of Bishop Eddie Long, repeatedly drop the “N” bomb, talk about girls and making it rain, all while tossing $5 bills into the air. Robinson and Flagg […]

Bishop Eddie L. Long maintained a consistent presence on Twitter and Facebook before sexual coercion charges were brought up against him on Tuesday, September 21st. But he’s been understandably absent from the social networks since then. On Thursday (September 24th), Bishop Long sent a message to his Facebook friends and Twitter followers that simply reads: […]

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. There must be proof that the religious leader compromised the will of his victim, said Atlanta attorney Lee Parks, who has represented people coerced into […]

Photos of Bishop Eddie Long on a cellphone, in his bathroom, were released by the attorney who is representing the three young men who have filed a lawsuit against the pastor claiming that he sexually abused them. Attorney BJ Bernstein released the two pictures in which the Bishop is dressed in a muscle shirt holding […]

Getty Images / By Frank Mullen From CNN: Atlanta-based megachurch pastor Eddie Long has released a statement denying he had coerced young church members into sex, as alleged in three lawsuits filed against him. “I have been through storms and my faith has always sustained me,” Long, pastor of the 25,000-member New Birth Missionary Baptist […]

From the AJC.com: A third lawsuit has been filed against Bishop Eddie Long, alleging he coerced a man to have sex with him. The third suit was filed Wednesday afternoon in DeKalb County Superior Court, said a spokeswoman for attorney B.J. Bernstein. Jamal Paris, a member of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, filed the suit […]

Here are the actual court documents filed against Bishop Eddie Long by Anthony Flagg and Maurice Robinson in DeKalb County over sexual assault allegations. They were posted on Allradionews.com. RELATED: Bishop Eddie Long Accused Of Sexual Abuse RELATED: Lawyer Of Bishop Eddie Long’s Accusers Speaks [AUDIO] RELATED: White-Gloved Thieves Hit Bishop Eddie Long’s Office WARNING: […]

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 […]

Two Georgia men have filed a lawsuit claiming that prominent Atlanta, Georgia, pastor Eddie Long coerced them into sex. The suits, filed Tuesday in DeKalb County, allege that Long used his position as a spiritual authority and bishop to coerce young male members and employees of his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church into sex. A […]