New Birth Missionary Baptist Church

Embattled megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long has returned to the pulpit of Georgia’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church after being away for weeks, but the senior pastor has lost a significant amount of weight, prompting more dire prognoses about the state of his health.

Embattled Bishop Eddie Long, the senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church – a megachurch in unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia – touched off a social media storm recently when he posted a video showcasing his dramatic weight loss, according to The Huffington Post: The Georgia-based pastor unveiled his new physique via a video clip posted on his […]

Bishop Eddie Long’s mother passed away on Friday (April 26) after a long illness. Hattie Long, 91, passed away in her home in Charlotte, North Carolina. Bishop Long, pastor of the mega church New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, released this statement: “Our family recognizes how truly blessed we have been to have her live such a […]

Bishop Eddie Long is being sued by former New Birth Missionary Baptist Church members who claim the embattled megachurch pastor encouraged them to invest money with a company despite being informed the investor had a $3 million capital deficit. According to the AJC, the suit was filed late last month in DeKalb County state court. […]

When news broke two years ago that Bishop Eddie Long was being accused of sexual abusing several young men, his wife Vanessa Long eventually filed for divorce. Vanessa would end up withdrawing her divorce petition and until now she’s remained largely silent. However, Vanessa Long took to the podium recently at New Birth Missionary Baptist […]

Centino Kemp, one of the five men who claimed to have had a sexual relationship with Bishop Eddie Long, has taken to Twitter to show his anger that the embattled pastor is having a Spirit & Truth Conference in the Bahamas, where Kemp is originally from. As we previously reported, Kemp, 22, claimed that he had […]

A Southwest DeKalb High School star student has decided not to attend her own graduation because it’s being held in a church, more specifically at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, which is led by embattled pastor Bishop Eddie Long. Southwest DeKalb’s graduation ceremony is scheduled for May 25 at New Birth. Nahkoura Mahnassi, 16, and […]

IV His Son — two Atlanta-based Christian rap artists — and Jovan Mackenzy, in partnership with online production company CrownRightsMedia.com have made a video that is causing quite a stir in the Christian community. In the video IV His Son and Jovan Mackenzy are seen standing in front of the popular mega churches of two […]

For the second time in three months, Vanessa Long has called off her divorce from Bishop Eddie Long, the AJC reports. DeKalb County court filings posted online show that Vanessa Long’s divorce petition has been dismissed. The online postings in the case of “Long vs. Long” indicate the petition was dismissed “without prejudice.” Lawrence Cooper […]

Before Bishop Eddie Long came under fire for settling sexual abuse charges against him out of court when he vowed to fight them, Long’s finances were under scrutiny in a congressional investigation by Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley. WSB-TV starting looking into Long’s assets more than six months ago. Now with his wife Vanessa filing for […]

After facing criticism from leaders in the Jewish community, Bishop Eddie Long has apologized for the controversial ceremony at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church where Long was crowned a king and wrapped in Torah scrolls by Ralph Messer. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Long apologized in a letter to Bill Nigut, Southeast Regional Director […]

We posted a video yesterday of a January 29th service at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church where Bishop Eddie Long was crowned a king by Ralph Messer — who claims to be a Rabbi bringing Torah truth to Christians. “He’s no longer a commoner,” said Messer. “He’s not on the Earth! He’s raised from Earth […]