Sad news has surfaced on the internet early this morning about the passing of Eddie Long, according to Rolling Out. This comes after images surfaced of Bishop Long, and concerns were raised about his health a few weeks ago.
“My heart is heavy, but God is in control. See you in the rapture Bishop Eddie Long. It was my honor to serve New Birth for 12 years,” tweets Byron Cage.
Cage is the former minister of music at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church founded and led by Long.
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Kevin Bond, another former minister of music at New Birth, writes on Facebook:
“My sincere prayers go out to the Family of Bishop Eddie Long & the entire New Birth Church Family in the passing of Bishop Eddie Long. RIP”
This story is developing. The family nor has his church confirmed yet.
Update 10:47: CNN has now confirmed his death.
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