Snake in the pulpit Bishop Eddie Long takes leave from New Birth Missionary Baptist Church to “take care of some family business” and to “heal his family” in the wake of Vanessa Long’s divorce petition.
BREAKING NEWS: Snake in the pulpit Bishop Eddie L. Long takes leave from New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. This was a long time going and we hope it will be a permanent leave of absence. He told the congregation Sunday that he needed time to heal his family. You will recall the drama that unfolded on Friday when the news of Vanessa Long’s divorce filing hit the airwaves.
Isaac Richmond, a picketer outside New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, tells WSB-TV, ”We don’t want him to take a few weeks off … we want a permanent absence. “Bishop Long has a serious moral character flaw.” Yeah, you can take that to the bank. It’s funny how he can stand in the pulpit with this two children, but didn’t bother thinking about what harm and anguish his alleged sexual coercion of four young men would cause his wife and family.