The leader of the Georgia congregation had been fighting cancer, his church said.
Honey biscuits and spicy "chicken wangs" were his "weakness," according to the Georgia pastor.
"He preyed upon investors' faith and their desire to help others, convincing them that they could earn healthy returns while
The jury is still out as to whether mega churches are good for our society or not. As a culture, we have learned that bigger isn't always better. Either way, mega churches, with their vast outreach, do have responsibilities to their communities, state and nation.
There has been no widespread public call within the African-American religious community demanding for Eddie Long to step down, be sat down or altogether shutdown.
The theological claims of contemporary Messianic Jews are a potent reminder to Christians that Jesus of Nazareth cannot be properly understood outside of his own Jewish identity and context.
The elevation of Long lifted in the chair by four men seems to have been borrowed from Jewish wedding festivities and has noting to do with coronation; there is no evidence of this practice among Israelite or Judean monarchs.
Long was then wrapped in scrolls, raised aloft by four men, and paraded about the stage to raucous applause. Long recently
Both Herman Cain and Eddie Long are birds of a feather. Their narcissistic disregard for the pain they've caused so many others should perhaps force us to ask ourselves why we gave these men so much power.
A New Birth official said that Long had not resigned as the church's senior pastor, but declined to say how long he would