eddie long*Bishop Eddie Long has apparently returned to New Birth Missionary Baptist Church after a month-long absence, says the Christian Post.

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.

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!”

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