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Since the death of Bishop Eddie Long in January 2017, Atlanta-area megachurch New Birth  Missionary Baptist Church has struggled to find a leader that can match the vigor of its late leader. The first replacement was Bishop Steven A. Davis, who ran a successful satellite church tied to New Birth in Birmingham, Alabama. Davis resigned from New…

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It’s a new beginning for New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia after the passing of its founder and longtime pastor Bishop Eddie Long. The church announced today that Bishop Steven A. Davis has been selected to succeed Bishop Long. Bishop Davis was a pastor at an expansion church, which changed its name from…

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Following her husband’s death, First Lady Elder Vanessa Long, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church leader Bishop Eddie Long’s wife of 27 years, offered these words, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “I am confidant through my belief in God that my husband is now resting in a better place. Although, his transition leaves a void for…

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A recent video recorded earlier this month and uploaded to YouTube shows Atlanta megachurch leader Bishop Eddie Long appearing at an event. The video was recorded during a church anniversary event at New Birth Missionary Baptist church, one of metro Atlanta’s largest churches. Long states in the video, “I’ve been on a journey and just…

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Earlier today, rolling out reported “Bishop Eddie Long was suffering a possible health crisis.” According to multiple media sites, Bishop Long was been hospitalized due to complications from an “unspecified gastro-intestinal cancer that has already progressed to stage 4.” Long was recently in the news regarding a picture that showed a dramatic weight loss. Bishop Long…

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Controversial megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long is back in the news regarding a possible health crisis. Christianpost.com first reported that Bishop Long has been hospitalized due to complications from an “unspecified gastro-intestinal cancer that has already progressed to stage 4”. Long was recently in the news regarding a picture that showed a dramatic weight loss. Long…

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The recent appearance of Atlanta mega-church leader Bishop Eddie Long took center stage on the “Steve Harvey Show.” Long spoke at length with Harvey regarding the allegations of sexual misconduct with several young Black men at his church. Long has since settled various aspects of the allegations through out of court settlements and non-disclosure agreements.…

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This Sunday, members of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in suburban Atlanta and along the East Coast have something to shout hallelujah about. They’re getting closer to having their say in court against self-proclaimed millionaire Ephren W. Taylor Jr. the former chief executive of City Capital Corporation in Chicago. Federal prosecutors have launched a criminal…

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Members of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Ga., an Atlanta suburb, has asked the community to pray for Bishop Eddie L. Long and his family. His mother, Hattie Long, 91, made her transition on Friday, April 26, 2013, in Charlotte, N.C. Bishop Long issued the following statement to media: “Our family recognizes how…

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Instagram has suddenly become the social network of choice for millions of people. However, there are several unwritten rules that every man must follow when interacting on Instagram. Click continue to view the 10 things men should never do on Instagram

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Religious leaders have an obligation to teach and serve as great moral examples to their congregations and communities. But too often, some religious leaders have abused their position by participating in amoral acts without seeking help for their indiscretions. In turn, their secrets tend to destroy the lives of their victims and it causes their…

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It was emotional. It was heartfelt. It was a long time coming. Vanessa Long, wife of embattled preacher Bishop Eddie Long, stood before the congregation at New Birth Missionary Baptist and shared an emotional moment with the congregation. During her speech, Long recounts how difficult it was to stand by her husband as he endured…

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On Sunday, Jan.29, Bishop Eddie Long, the disgraced pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in suburban Atlanta, invited Rabbi Ralph Messer to fellowship with his congregation. Messer wrapped Long in the scrolls of a Torah, sang a prayer and declared the bishop a king. Long remained stone-faced throughout the ceremony. What was going through…

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