Bishop Eddie Long Scandal

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The same Bible that is used against women, LGBTQ individuals and other marginalized identities is simultaneously used to shame survivors and privilege harm-doers.   On Sunday, January 15, Bishop Eddie Long passed away. Long was the prominent Atlanta pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, which at its height, boasted a congregation of over 25,000. […]

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 […]

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. […]

Georgia televangelist Eddie Long told his congregation Sunday that he is “taking time off” from the church to work on his family. His announcement came just 3 days after his wife filed for divorce. Click here to read about the divorce. Long is senior pastor and bishop of the New Birth Missionary Church, which has more […]

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 […]

Eddie Long, the pulpit pimp in Georgia who was recently entangled in a gay sex scandal, is facing more trouble this week. Members of his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church are accusing him in a lawsuit of endorsing a shady investment scheme that caused them to lose more than $1 million, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Ten […]

‘The Spark’ Episode 27: Underground Rappers Comment on T.I., Bishop Eddie Long & More By The BV Staff on Nov 8th 2010 1:42PM Filed under: The Spark w/ Amanda Diva Comments (0) Rappers Johnny Polygon and Rugz D. Bewler comment on T.I.’s return to federal prison, and a controversial sermon in South Africa that claimed […]