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After months of staying quiet New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Bishop Eddie Long’s wife Vanessa allegedly    left him in the middle of his boy sex scandal last year and now she explains why she came back. Sources report she Addressed the church’s women’s ministry in late August, Vanessa reflected on the period in which she nearly divorced Long in the aftermath of 2010 allegations that her husband had seduced male minors in his care.

In a video posted online Vanessa Long addresses the New Birth congreation telling them,

“I was in the middle of a storm, and I got off the ship.” READ MORE

Bishop Eddie Long returned to New Birth Missionary Baptist Church after a month-long absence and his true supporters were more than happy. The senior pastor had announced that he was stepping away from the pulpit to spend time with his family – an attempt to save his marriage with Vanessa Long, who has recently filed for divorce. The ChristianPost is reporting:

Long welcomed the New Year on the eve of 2011 with what appeared to be enthusiasm and vitality – telling his congregation “2012 is here! Shake off the remorse, shake off the depression, shake off the financial burden, start using your hands again and reconstructing!” 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.  In church today Bishop Long announced he will be  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

Vanessa Long, the wife of  Bishop Eddie Long, announced today she has filed for divorce. After 21 years of marriage she is finally calling it quits. Vanessa stayed by her husband side through his molestation accusations. Eddie Long was accused by several young men that he coerced them with gifts and trips and later molested them. In a statement released today Vanessa states,

“After a great deal of deliberation and prayer, I have decided to terminate my marriage to Bishop Eddie L. Long. Accordingly, I authorized my attorneys to file for divorce on December 1, 2011. It is my sincere hope that this matter can be resolved expeditiously, harmoniously and fairly. READ MORE