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.

ATLANTA (AP) — The megachurch pastor accused of luring four young men into sexual relationships categorically denied the allegations for the first time in a court filing Monday, saying he was only a mentor to the men who filed civil lawsuits against him. Bishop Eddie Long has for weeks vowed he would fight the lawsuits […]

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 STORIES Woman Sues Bishop Eddie Long’s Church Over […]

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that Bishop Eddie Long’s church, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church is being sued by Tama Colson for sexual harassment and sexual discrimination over a cell phone picture of one of her supervisor’s genitals. New Birth Missionary Baptist Church is the focus of another lawsuit, this one by a former employee […]

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The ex-wife of Bishop Eddie Long, Dabara S. Houston, claimed in court documents that Long abused her during their marriage. Houston said that Long physically abused her when she was seven-and-a-half months’ pregnant with their child.

A pastor at a church in South Carolina says that he is going to have a rally at the state capitol in Atlanta to demand that Bishop Eddie Long resign as pastor of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church.

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Bishop Eddie Long did not directly mention the accusations to thousands of cheering supporters during services at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in suburban Lithonia. But his remarks seemed directly addressed to his accusers.

When the now infamous allegations against Bishop Eddie Long first surfaced, the world – and specifically the African American community – paused for a seemingly endless moment. Attempting to cope with the complexity of the situation, we began questioning everything from faith and leadership, to sexuality and civic responsibility.

Spencer LeGrande says he decided to speak out after seeing others come forward with their stories.