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 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 […]

Centino Kemp (pictured), the fifth accuser who came forward in the Bishop Eddie Long sex scandal of alleged affairs with teen boys nearly three years ago, will release a…

In the wake of a loud outcry throughout the Jewish community, Bishop Eddie Long has apologized to the Anti-Defamation League for last Sunday’s service at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church during which Rabbi Ralph Messer crowned him a king, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. SEE ALSO: Sexually Assaulted: Am I To Blame? “The ceremony was […]

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. […]

Vanessa Long, wife of megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long, has filed for divorce, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. SEE ALSO: Jay-Z In The Ivory Tower? Since last fall when allegations broke that Mr. Long engaged in sexual relationships with four young men, Mrs. Long has remained largely out of the public eye. Now, it appears, the […]

Sex crimes are not limited to the Catholic church. If you believe that only Catholic priests are committing heinous sexual abuse and assaults you are misguided. Sexual assaults of minors has absolutely nothing to do with celibacy! Bishop Long Gets Bold & Sues His Accusers Lawyers The following cases are not the exceptions. They are […]