Â It seems like these days Eddie cant get a break. Eddie Long is back in the news after the church decided to close the “New Birth Christian Academy School.
Here’s what happen!!!!
A school affiliated with Bishop Eddie Longâ€™s Georgia megachurch is shutting down.
Parents received letters, just two days before Christmas, telling them the school would close on January 4th.
Bishop Eddie Long Steps Down As Pastor Of â€œNew Birth Churchâ€
New Birth Christian Academy, which enrolls students in kindergarten through the 12th grade, has been struggling financially for years, officials said. A financial deficit and declining enrollment left its board of directors with no other option but to temporarily close the school, said a church statement. Read More »
In stunning and breaking news, Bishop Eddie Long has officially announced he will be stepping down from the pulpit of New Birth in Lithonia, GA.Â In church today Bishop Long announced he will beÂ taking a leave of absense to “take time to heal with family”. This comes days after his wife revealed she has filed for divorce and after the 2010 allegations of the pastor having sexually relations with young men in his church. Check inside for more details of this story. Read More »
A $15 Million dollar settlement was arranged for the accusers in the Eddie Long sex scandal and now Eddie is saying he wantsÂ some ofÂ his money back. If you remember, earlier this year media coverage revealed a sexual misconduct lawsuit against the Lithonia, Georgia pastor filed against him by 5 younger male members of his own congregation. Read More »
One of Bishop Eddie Long’s original accusers in the sex abuse scandal that rocked his church last year has pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute marijuana in Miami yesterday. He will serve one year probation and 75 hours of community service because of the charge.
Speaking with WSBTV out of Atlanta, he said, Read More »
Sorry yall for not updating that much I been on the road … One of the four men who accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual misconduct was arrested this week in Florida on suspicion of being a drug dealer, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Jamal Parris, 24, was driving a white 2011 BMW in Miami Beach Tuesday evening when a Florida Highway Patrol officer noticed that it had no tags. Sgt. Seth Dubinsky stopped the car. When he approached it, he smelled marijuana, he told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Thursday. Read More »
New Birth Missionary Baptist Church isÂ at the epicenterÂ of another lawsuit, this one byÂ Tama Colson, a former employee who alleges she was the victim of sexual harassment,Â sexual discrimination and retaliation. She said this male employee showed his “crowning jewels” to her. But she is a married woman and I wonder what her husband had to say or do? Read More »
(10/4/2010) The Rev. Dennis A. Meredith, pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Atlanta, posted a message admonishing Long to â€œtell the truth.â€
The nearly four-minute video was posted on Monday, the day after Long made his first public comments about the scandal in which four young men sued the pastor, accusing him of coercing them into sexual relations. Long, in two sermons at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church last Sunday, vowed to â€œvigorouslyâ€ defend himself against the allegations.
Long compared himself to the biblical David against Goliath, asserting, â€œI have five rocks and I havenâ€™t thrown one yet.â€
In the video, though, Meredith takes exception to that description, calling Long a â€œgiant of an individual, who claims heâ€™s David. No, youâ€™re the Goliath.â€ Read More »
I really don’t know what to say about all this Eddie Long drama but I will say something isÂ not right will all these new pictures that are coming out. The HipHopBlog.com found photos that really make me say Hummmm??????
Photos have surfaced of embattled pastor Bishop Eddie Long and some of his ‘Long Fellows’ members in Long’s private Atlanta office. HipHopBlog.com has obtained these exclusive images just as more questionable details have surfaced in the ongoing controversy surrounding the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church pastor. HipHopBlog.com’s sources have revealed that there is a million dollar penthouse in the city’s midtown district that is allegedly owned by the famous mega-church reverend.
The source at the posh Twelve Atlantic Station cites several employees and residents that have noted that Long’s visitors at said location have predominantly been young men.
Long is expected to address allegations brought against him by four former congregation members that the pastor used his influence to coerce them into sexual relationships. He was expected to step down as New Birth pastor immediately thereafter, but reports have recently refuted that claim.
(9/24/2010) This is getting deep. According to news reports, A fourth young man has come forward and said he had sexual relations with Bishop Eddie Long when he was a teenager, the Associated Press reports. Lord have mercy…when it rains, it pours.
Attorney B.J. Bernstein, who’s filed suits on behalf of three young other men making similar allegations, said she is filing a lawsuit Friday on behalf of a member of New Birth Charlotte, a satellite church in North Carolina. She says the teen met Long in May 2005, according to the AP. Read More »