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  • Bishop Eddie Long Sued over Ponzi Scheme

    Feb 21, 13 by EURpublisher02 5 Comments

    *Atlanta megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long is facing a lawsuit from former parishioners who say he encouraged them to invest in a company that was operating an alleged Ponzi scheme. A dozen former members of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Ga., filed suit in DeKalb County court in late January. The suit says […]

  • Eddie Long Divorce Case Dismissed

    Feb 17, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *The divorce case between Georgia megachurch pastor Eddie Long and wife Vanessa Long has been closed and dismissed, according to the DeKalb County Online Judicial System. However, there remains a possibility the case could continue in the future, says The Christian Post. According to the online judicial system record, there are three new entries as of […]

  • Eddie Long Regretful of King Crowning Ceremony; Rabbi Also Responds

    Feb 7, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments

    *By now King … er, uh, Bishop Eddie Long is used to apologies and looking dumb to the public. He apologized to the Jewish community after being crowed king by Rabbi Ralph Messer at last Sunday’s service, as we reported. “The ceremony was not my suggestion, nor was it my intent, to participate in any […]

  • Jewish Leaders Call Eddie Long’s Torah Ceremony ‘Disrespectful’

    Feb 3, 12 by EURpublisher02 8 Comments

    *The Atlanta Journal-Constitution spoke to Jewish leaders who are highly offended and speaking out against a ceremony held Sunday at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, in which Bishop Eddie Long was wrapped in a sacred Torah scroll and carried upon a throne. “He’s a king. God has blessed him,” said Rabbi Ralph Messer before covering Long […]

  • Video: Eddie Long Crowned ‘King’, Carried Around in Throne

    Feb 2, 12 by EURpublisher02 13 Comments

    *Bishop Eddie Long returned to the pulpit on Sunday in royal fashion. For his Jan. 29th service at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, where he took a leave of absence late last year in the wake of child molestation allegations, Bishop Long featured a Rabbi, Ralph Messer, who spoke at length about why Long is […]

  • Video Report: Eddie Long’s New Birth School Reopens

    Jan 20, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments

    *After striking fear in the hearts of parents by closing the private educational institute, Eddie Long’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church announced that it reopened the congregation’s school. New Birth’s announcement in late December that the school would close after 18 years sent hundreds of students scrambling to find a new school, reports the Atlanta Constitution […]