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.
Eddie Long has died of cancer. New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, where the 63-year-old ordained bishop served as senior pastor in Lithonia, Georgia, confirmed his death Sunday morning. His friends, family and supporters may feel this is the time to focus on the work he did in the church. I couldn’t agree more. The internationally-known […]
Social media exploded over the weekend after news broke that Bishop Eddie Long, the controversial televangelist passed away following a long battle with an aggressive form of cancer. According to reports, Bishop Christopher C. Smith addressed New Birth Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday saying, “Today it is with great sadness I announce that our bishop has transitioned. […]
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.
A couple weeks back reports had surfaced that mega church pastor Bishop Eddie Long was hospitalized in grave condition. Many were questioning the health of Long after drastic weight loss even though he claimed ditching a “slave menu” diet was the cause of the new look. Now out of the hospital and back at New Birth Missionary […]
After recently turning heads with his drastic weight loss that he says he achieved through a new vegan diet, a new report claims controversial pastor Bishop Eddie Long, 63, was hospitalized last week with a grave illness. Sources close to Bishop Long report that he is suffering from an unspecified gastro-intestinal cancer that has already […]
In an era where social media is king, it only takes one RT to get you completely caught up with drama and nonsense. It seems…
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…
In 2011, Bishop Paul S. Morton called for Bishop Eddie Long to repent after several young men accused Bishop Long of sexually inappropriate behavior. Despite…
Bishop Eddie Long‘s wife Vanessa is speaking out about why she decided to stay with him after his sex scandal in this video… From Elev8: Elev8.com broke news that Vanessa Long filed for divorce from the Bishop Eddie Long on December 1, 2011. After news of the divorce was revealed, Long’s spokesperson Art Franklin confirmed that the Bishop would […]