Black Public Scholars

September 24, 2010

Black News: Bishop Eddie Long Set to Resign from Church

Filed under: Uncategorized — Staff @ 8:04 pm

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Syracuse UniversityScholarship in Action 

It has been reported that the Bishop Eddie Long is going to step down as pastor after his sermon set to be delivered on Sunday. Long is currently the pastor of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta. He was recently challenged by three young men who filed suit against the pastor for allegedly coercing them into sex.
There are also reports that as many as 30 young men have contacted the plaintiff’s attorney, BJ Bernstein, in an effort to file suits of their own or join the existing lawsuit.

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