Articles Posted in the " Church Scandals " Category


  • Bishop Eddie Long’s Daughter Speaks Out Hours After His Death on Instagram

    Bishop Eddie Long’s Daughter Speaks Out Hours After His Death on Instagram

    Bishop Eddie Long’s Daughter Speaks Out Hours After His Death on Instagram

    It’s only been hours since New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, announced the death of their leader, Bishop Eddie Long on Sunday, and the late preacher’s daughter, Taylor Long, called her father “perfect” and said she didn’t blame God for wanting him back, says The Christian Post.

    “I love you Dad. Thank you for being perfect. I cherish every moment I’ve shared with you even up to your last breath. I don’t blame God for wanting you back, I would too. Everything I do is for you, it’s been my honor to be your daughter. Thank you for being the greatest example of a wonderful father and husband. You kicked cancer’s ass! Job well done my angel,” she wrote in a post on Instagram with a photo of her father during his sickness on Sunday.

  • Bishop Eddie Long Four Accusers Speak Out In Wake of His Death

    Bishop Eddie Long Four Accusers Speak Out In Wake of His Death

    Bishop Eddie Long Four Accusers Speak Out In Wake of His Death

    AJC News reported:

    As word spread Sunday about Long’s death after an extended bout with cancer, everyone wanted to know what his accusers — four young men, all in their mid-to-late-20s now — thought about the charismatic pastor’s legacy.

    “We’ve been hearing from people from all walks of life — the media, celebrities, gospel singers — wanting to hear what we think,” said Spencer LeGrande, one of four former New Birth Missionary Baptist Church members who filed suit against Long in 2010.


  • Gwinnett County Pastor Faces Charges For Inappropriate Sex with Teen Girl

    Gwinnett County Pastor Faces Charges For Inappropriate Sex with Teen Girl

    Gwinnett County Pastor Faces Charges For Inappropriate Sex with Teen Girl

    A Gwinnett County youth pastor was arrested after police said he allegedly had sex with a 14-year-old girl at a Lawrenceville, GA, church.

    Nicholas Kelley, 34, is accused of having an “inappropriate sexual relationship” with the teen while serving as the girl’s counselor at New Bridges Church, Gwinnett County police Cpl. Deon Washington said Wednesday morning.

    Kelley “began fostering a relationship with the child” in December 2015, and the sexual contact began this summer, police said.

    In addition to the church, Kelley and the teen met at various parks in Gwinnett County, Washington said.


  • Ten Things About Pastors We Should be Concerned About

    Ten Things About Pastors We Should be Concerned About

    Ten Things About Pastors We Should be Concerned About

    We found this interesting. This article names 10 things about pastors we should be concerned about. Let’s see which ones and if they do concern us:

    Abuse, apostasy and irrelevance are just a few of the words that keep coming up in the search for reasons for the decline. There are a variety of compelling opinions, and I even have a few of my own.

    But I suggest there is another area of decline more significant and perhaps much less obvious—and one that certainly contributes to the church’s decline in numbers.