I will fight these allegations, says Bishop Eddie Long

September 28th, 2010 by Staff

Source: The Examiner — Thousands of Bishop Eddie Long megachurch members say they will stick by their pastor, but others were not convinced that he did not do what he is being accused of. One person said, “He didn’t just come out and say I didn’t do this.” So when asked, “Do you think he did this?” The church member said, “Um, yes.”

Bishop Long made references to David and Goliath, saying he is under attack. I have five rocks, none of which I have thrown yet. I am going to fight this, said Bishop Long. Investigators say all of the the cases of sexual misconduct appear to have similiar elements. Taken on international trips, given cars, cash, and paid for school. All of the plaintiffs were teenagers at the time of the alleged incidents, and all were male.

The church of nearly 10,000 seating capacity was filled for both services. For the morning service, people waited as long as two hours in line before the doors were opened.

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