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The Life and Legacy of Bishop Eddie Long

Legacy and Impact

Bishop Eddie Long passed away on January 15, 2017, leaving behind a complex legacy. His impact on New Birth Missionary Baptist Church and the wider religious community is undeniable. He was a figure of inspiration to many, advocating for a life of faith, leadership, and community service.

His contributions to the church and community are remembered by many, and his teachings continue to resonate with followers around the world. Despite the controversies, many remember him for his dedication to faith and his ability to inspire and uplift the spirit of those around him.


Bishop Eddie Long’s life was a testament to the impact one person can have on a community and the complexities inherent in leadership. From his early days to his time as a megachurch leader, Long navigated successes and challenges with a deep-seated belief in the transformative power of faith. His story is a reminder of the human aspects of religious figures and the enduring influence they can have on their followers and beyond.