Bishop Eddie Long

Rickey Smiley dedicates this Praise Break to those mourning the death of Bishop Eddie Long.

The church releases a statement

Bishop Eddie Long has passed away at the age of 63, after privately fighting cancer.  A press release by his church, New Birth Baptist Church, confirmed the news. “I am confident through my belief in God that my husband is now resting in a better place,” his wife and First Lady Vanessa Long said. “Although, […]

By News One Contributing Editor Kirsten West Savali Since the news broke that Pastor Creflo Dollarwas arrested for assaulting his 15-year-old daughter, the rationalizations from his supporters continue to range from the understandably skeptical to the blind faith of people who are actually justifying a grown man tackling his teenage daughter to the ground, choking and […]

After a scandalous year of their marriage, Bishop Eddie Long‘s wife Vanessa Long has filed for divorce from the pastor accused of having sex with young men. UPDATE: After making the announcement about her intention to divorce Bishop Long, Vanessa has rescinded her petition. Something is very fishy… UPDATE #2: The divorce is technically back […]

Burglary charges against one of the men who accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual misconduct, have been dropped after Long refused to testify. Anthony Boyd, who accused Long of sexual coercion, was accused in 2010 of breaking into the office of Bishop Eddie Long’s offices and stealing over $100,000 worth of property. Boyd told the […]

Courtesy of: Mark Allwood – Radio One Atlanta, Fox 5 Atlanta has discovered that there was a fifth accuser in the Bishop Eddie Long sexual misconduct case. Centino Kemp never filed a lawsuit and his name was never made public during the case, but apparently Kemp was involved in the recent settlement negotiations with […]

During his sermon this past Sunday, Bishop Eddie Long received a stripper-style stack of cash from a young woman who attends his church. Now I have no clue if this was planned or not but the young woman just came out of nowhere and handed him the stack of cash. I guess this is how […]

Atlanta pastor (of yet another mega church) Creflo Dollar has spoken out against the controversy surrounding Bishop Eddie Long’s recent court settlement with his accusers. After the highly publicized sex scandal that has stained his image for nearly a year, Bishop Eddie Long has ultimately lost a lot of members in his congregation at New […]

As we reported earlier, the Rev. Bernice King has announced that she is stepping down as an elder at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. King said her decision to leave her post is unrelated to Bishop Eddie Long’s recent settlement of four sexual misconduct lawsuits. Bernice King spoke exclusively with our own Rhodell Lewis on […]

DEKALB COUNTY, GA–  Bishop Eddie Long reached a settlement and paid off the four young men who accused him of sexual misconduct to avoid being interviewed by the plaintiffs’ attorney, says former DeKalb County Prosecutor J. Tom Morgan.