Controversial pastor Eddie Long vows to move past allegations

Eddie Long Controverisal megachurch pastor Eddie Long says he’s moving ahead with his ministry at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church and won’t discuss allegations of sexual misconduct made by four young men who were members of his congregation.

But two of the men now say they are writing a tell-all book about what they claim happened between them and the powerful pastor. [Read more...]

Tax-Exempt Ministries Avoid New Regulation

Prosperity Gospel A three-year investigation into financial improprieties at six Christian ministries whose television preaching bankrolled leaders’ lavish lifestyles has concluded with the formation of an independent commission to look into the lack of accountability by tax-exempt religious groups.

The investigation report issued this week details the ministries’ luxury homes and cars, trips on private jets and expensive gifts, including two Rolls Royces that a third party reported was given to the Dollars as a gift from the church. [Read more...]

Eddie Long Seeks Settlement in Sex Case

Bishop Eddie Long, who is accused in civil lawsuits of inappropriate sexual relations with several young men in his mega-church said he has done nothing wrong. He even referred to himself as David and stated that he had five stones and had not used any of them.

Well I guess one of those stones meant seeking a settlement out of court with his accusers – which Long is trying to do right now, writes James Causey. [Read more...]