VIDEO: Eddie Long Is Back on the Road

Despite controversy at home, a South African audience gives his message rave reviews.


Just a few weeks after an investigative report revealed that a fifth accuser in the Bishop Eddie Long sex scandal played a role in the negotiations that ended in a secret settlement between the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church preacher and four other men who sued him for sexual coercion, he appears to be back on the evangelical trail.

This video shows Long serving as the keynote speaker at a South African conference. And while there are rumors that his home "flock" has become disillusioned, the international audience gives his message rave reviews.

Perhaps there was more truth to his "You ain't messin' with me. I shall rise again, and I ain't going through this" Easter sermon than we thought?

Read more at Elev8.

Like The Root on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.   

The Root encourages respectful debate and dialogue in our commenting community. To improve the commenting experience for all our readers we will be experimenting with some new formats over the next few weeks. During this transition period the comments section will be unavailable to users.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your continued support of The Root.

While we are experimenting, please feel free to leave feedback below about your past experiences commenting at The Root.