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.

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.

Embattled Bishop Eddie Long, the senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church – a megachurch in unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia – touched off a social media storm recently when he posted a video showcasing his dramatic weight loss, according to The Huffington Post: The Georgia-based pastor unveiled his new physique via a video clip posted on his […]

If you think Eddie Long’s drama couldn’t get any more bizarre, trust us IT CAN! Elev8 reports that New Birth has “crowned” Eddie Long “King!” SEE ALSO: Five Ways “Soul Train” Changed America Why Soul Train Will Never Leave America’s Station YES, we’re serious! In a recent service on January 29th 2012, Eddie Long who […]

A school affiliated with Bishop Eddie Long’s Georgia megachurch is shutting down. Parents received letters, just two days before Christmas, telling them the school would close on January 4th. SEE ALSO: America’s Drunkest Cities New Birth Christian Academy, which enrolls students in kindergarten through the 12th grade, has been struggling financially for years, officials said. […]