Bishop Eddie L. Long, the flamboyant megachurch pastor whose reputation was tarnished after former congregants accused him of sexual misconduct, died on Sunday. He was 63. The cause was cancer, his church, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Ga., said in a statement.
Who took over Eddie Long church?
Pastor Jamal Bryant Named New Pastor Of Bishop Eddie Long’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. Pastor Jamal Bryant is taking his teaching down south where he’ll takeover as the new senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church outside of Atlanta where Bishop Eddie Long pastored before his death in 2017.
What happened at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church?
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.
The incident happened during Sunday services at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia. A church spokesperson said Pastor Jamal Bryant had just started preaching when the teens stood up and sprayed the pepper spray in the area filled with college students. No one was injured.
How old is Bishop Eddie Long?
Stephen A. Davis has resigned from the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in DeKalb County. Bishop Stephen A. Davis, who stepped in as interim senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in DeKalb County after the death of Bishop Eddie Long, has resigned.