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Televangelist Long to take time off after divorce filingupdated: Sun Dec 04 2011 14:32:00

Bishop Eddie Long, head of one of the nation's largest mega churches, announced Sunday he will take "time off" from the pulpit to work on his family.

No, Bishop Long, we cannot ignore the pastupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 15:51:00

When Bishop Eddie Long stood before his congregation in Lithonia, Georgia, on Sunday to declare he would not be focused on the past and would look forward, his supporters said that was the right thing to do after he settled a civil suit alleging he coerced young, male followers into sex.

Why people stick by scandal-plagued pastorsupdated: Fri May 27 2011 09:53:00

The streets that were once choked with traffic are now bare. The church's sprawling parking lot is half full. Inside the stylish sanctuary, ushers sway to choir music in front of empty seats.

Bishop Eddie Long speaks to churchupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 10:45:00

In September, Bishop Eddie Long spoke publicly for the first time since sex abuse lawsuits were filed.

Tentative trial date set for sexual coercion suits against pastorupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 10:45:00

The prominent Georgia pastor being sued for sexual coercion by four men will face his accusers in court next summer if the cases cannot be settled through mediation before then.

Atlanta pastor, in response to suits, denies sex allegationsupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 18:17:00

In responses to four suits accusing him of coercing young men into sexual relationships, prominent Georgia pastor Eddie Long denies the claims and asks that the suits be dismissed.

Bishop Long and loyalty to leadersupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 18:17:00

One author thinks the Bishop Eddie Long scandal should prompt a broader conversation about sex in the black church.

Bishop Long talks sex from the pulpitupdated: Sat Oct 30 2010 11:00:00

Bishop Eddie Long, his face glistening with sweat, paces onstage before his cheering congregation.

Accuser's message for Bishop Longupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 09:04:00

In September, one of the young men accusing pastor Eddie Long of sexual coercion, spoke to Atlanta TV Station WAGA.

Eddie Long sued for defaulting on property loanupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 13:22:00

Eddie Long, the controversial Georgia bishop, has been sued for defaulting on a property loan in Georgia.

Why no prayers for Bishop Long's accusers?updated: Fri Oct 01 2010 08:28:00

Long before Focus on the Family, the 700 Club or even the Bible, there was a basic spiritual hunger: A hunger to know where we came from, a hunger to know what happens when we leave, a hunger to know if there is a God.

One of Bishop Long's accusers speaksupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 08:28:00

Spencer LeGrande says he decided to speak out after seeing others come forward with their stories.

Bishop Long's 'anointed' path to power at New Birthupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 13:47:00

Jonathan Walton was walking through Bishop Eddie Long's church one day when he saw something that disturbed him.

Accuser says he is praying for pastor Longupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 05:29:00

A prominent Georgia pastor accused of sexual coercion has canceled plans to attend a pastor installation at a Florida church, a spokeswoman for that church said, "due to recent developments."

Bishop Long: Did you or didn't you?updated: Tue Sep 28 2010 12:35:00

Over the past two decades, Bishop Eddie Long has built his public ministry at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church near Atlanta, Georgia, upon a testosterone-laden theology and a hypermasculine image.

Accused pastor crusaded against homosexualsupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 05:27:00

As Bishop Eddie Long poked through a salad in his church office one summer day in 1999, he shot a weary look at a person ticking off his ministry's successes.

Pastor preaches inclusion of gaysupdated: Mon Sep 27 2010 16:16:00

Rev. Carlton Pearson talks about preaching that everyone has a place in heaven, including gay people.

Televangelist Eddie Long: 'I'm going to fight' sex allegationsupdated: Mon Sep 27 2010 11:49:00

Baptist televangelist Eddie Long said Sunday he will fight allegations that he coerced young male church members into having sex with him.

Georgia pastor: 'I'm going to fight' sex allegationsupdated: Sun Sep 26 2010 19:25:00

Baptist televangelist Eddie Long said Sunday he will fight allegations that he coerced young male church members into having sex with him.

Bishop Eddie Long must step downupdated: Sat Sep 25 2010 14:22:00

The power of any pastor over his or her parishioners is derived from their "calling" to minister the Gospel from God, or as some call it, the anointing by the Holy Spirit. But the role of a pastor -- the Bible speaks to being a shepherd of a flock -- also comes from the belief that it is their moral standing as the earthly representative of God to lead their congregations spiritually.

Fourth complaint pending against Longupdated: Sat Sep 25 2010 14:22:00

CNN's Rick Sanchez has latest on the growing sexual coercion charges against Atlanta-based pastor Eddie Long.

Fourth lawsuit filed against Georgia pastorupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 20:23:00

A fourth lawsuit has been filed against Atlanta-area pastor Eddie Long, alleging he coerced a 17-year-old into a sexual relationship during a 2005 trip the two took to Africa.

Bishop's lawyer defends new photosupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 05:16:00

Photos emerge of Bishop Eddie Long wearing a muscle shirt.

Atlanta pastor says he will answer allegations Sundayupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 05:16:00

In a statement read on a syndicated radio show Thursday, Atlanta-based megachurch pastor Eddie Long denied he had coerced young male church members into sex, as alleged in three lawsuits filed against him.

Embattled bishop to make statement regarding allegations of sexual coercionupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 01:28:00

Atlanta-based megachurch pastor Eddie Long, accused of coercing young men into sexual relationships, will go on radio and make a statement Thursday following civil lawsuits a spokesman has termed a "shakedown" for money.

Atlanta pastor to respond to lawsuitsupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 22:48:00

Atlanta-based megachurch pastor Eddie Long, accused of coercing young men into sexual relationships, will go on radio and make a statement Thursday following civil lawsuits a spokesman has termed a "shakedown" for money.

Men allege sexual coercion by prominent Atlanta pastorupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 14:35:00

Two Georgia men have filed a lawsuit claiming that prominent Atlanta, Georgia, pastor Eddie Long coerced them into sex.

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