Another church scandal? According to several news outlets, Bishop Eddie Long, pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist church in Atlanta, with a reported membership of 25,000, is being accused of sexual misconduct by two of his employees. Friends of Bishop Long deny the allegations but the men claim in a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, that the sexual misconduct took place on trips throughout the US and on trips abroad. What’s interesting is that the Southern Poverty Law Center called Bishop Long virulently homophobic because of his anti-gay comments,
We’ll see how this plays out.