Bishop Eddie Long Scandal

On Wednesday, mourners gathered to pay their final respects to Bishop Eddie Long who passed away on Jan. 15 after a battle with cancer. He was 63.

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Bishop Eddie Long has passed away and he will soon be funeralized. However, Black church communities cannot bury his troubled past with him. The church—New Birth et al.—must reckon with the Goliath of child sexual abuse and rescue the true Davids, our children, from the perverse and death-dealing realities of molestation, incest and rape.

The New Birth Missionary Baptist Church released a statement on Sunday morning announcing his death.

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.

After days of speculation about his health, Bishop Eddie Long on Tuesday responded to rumor and innuendo, according to Fox 5 Atlanta. The executive administrator of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, said Tuesday that Long is not in the hospital, writes the television news outlet: The church also released a statement from […]

A Billboard in Atlanta featuring Bishop Eddie Long and the words, “Love Like Him, Live Like Him, Lead Like Him” is causing controversy. Long’s Church, New Birth Missionary Church has claimed that the words are referring to Jesus, but it appears to be referring to Bishop Eddie Long, which would make the words “Love Like […]