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Bishop Long Apologizes To Jewish Leaders

LITHONIA (AJC/WAOK)-Bishop Eddie Long has apologized for last Sunday’s service at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church that drew the ire of Jewish groups and religious scholars. Long wrote in a letter to Bill Nigut, Southeast […]

WAOK-AM–02/05/2012

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Jewish Leaders Upset Over Eddie Long “Elevation Ceremony”

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Jewish leaders are criticizing a ceremony that involved Bishop Eddie Long being wrapped in a religious scroll and exalted as a “king” to the applause of his congregation. The video from a service last […]

WAOK-AM–02/03/2012

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New Birth Bishop Eddie Long Declared “King” by Jewish Rabbi

Lithonia (WAOK)- In a ceremony Sunday, January 29, 2012, at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Bishop Eddie Long was elevated to the level of “King” by Rabbi Ralph Messer. Long recently returned to the pulpit after taking […]

WAOK-AM–02/01/2012

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New Birth Plans To Reopen School

LITHONIA (AJC)-The AJC is reporting, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church plans to reopen its New Birth Academy on Thursday. New Birth’s announcement in late December that the school would close after 18 years sent hundreds […]

WAOK-AM–01/16/2012

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New Birth Christian Academy Closes Suddenly

According to the AJC, New Birth Christian Academy is closing after 18 years, sending more than 200 students scrambling to find a new school by next week. The academy, founded by Bishop Eddie Long, informed […]

WAOK-AM–12/28/2011

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The Divorce of Bishop and Vanessa Long…It’s On Again

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-It’s been an emotional roller coaster of a day for Bishop Eddie and Vanessa Long. Earlier today Mrs. Long released a statement that after “a great deal of deliberation and prayer”, she had decided […]

12/02/2011

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New Birth Laptops Seized by Secret Service

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-Bishop Eddie Long is in the midst of more legal trouble. On Wednesday, ten members of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia sued the pastor, the church, three investment companies and others […]

WAOK-AM–10/23/2011

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Bishop Eddie Long Wants Money Back From Some Accusers

ATLANTA (WAOK)-After three of the five young men who accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual coercion went public with details of their relationships, Long’s attorneys now say they want some of the money the plaintiffs […]

WAOK-AM–09/30/2011

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Charges Dropped Against Accused New Birth Burglar

Dekalb County (WAOK)-The DeKalb County district attorney has decided not to pursue burglary charges against 20-year old Anthony Boyd,  who had been accused of orchestrating a burglary at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. Bishop […]

WAOK-AM–09/19/2011

Jamal Parris Arrested In Miami

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Jamal Parris, one of the plaintiffs in the sexual misconduct case against Bishop Eddie Long was arrested this week in Miami Beach, Florida. According to police reports, Parris was stopped by a state trooper […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2011

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