A View from Inside Eddie Long's Sunday Service

At 7 AM, the parking lot was already filling up for the first service of the day, which would start promptly at 8 at New Birth Missionary Baptist, home of embattled pastor Bishop Eddie Long. Inside, the atmosphere was cheerful. People bustled around talking about the usual Sunday things; what they would do after church, where they might have lunch. No one seemed to be talking about the elephant in the room: what Bishop Long might say about the lawsuits alleging that he coerced young men in his congregation to have sex with him...
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