Bishop Eddie Long is back on duty.
His appearance at the Watch Night Service at the Lithonia, Ga., seems to mark his formal return. Although church officials could not immediately be reached for comment, Long preached at the Empowerment Service on Wednesday night on kingdom alignment.
After a month-long absence, Long first appeared on New Year’s Eve preaching from his pulpit with his usual fiery style, saying:
2012 is here! Shake off the remorse, shake off the depression, shake off the financial burden, start using your hands again and reconstructing! God is more about your future than he was about your past. I’m still your pastor. You’ll still receive my direction. You’ve given me some weeks to take care of some family business.
Bishop Eddie ‘s wife filed for divorce after the continued stress of the varied accusations , including four young members of the church claiming that the bishop used gifts, trips and money to coerce them into engaging in sex acts with him beginning when they were 17 or 18, seems to have taken its toll on the marriage.
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