Yesterday Bishop Eddie Long spoke publicly for the first time about the 4 lawsuits files against him by 4 young men who claim that he used his influence and position as a spiritual leader to coerce them into sexual relationships. Many people, me included, were puzzled at Bishop Longâ€™s decision to wait 5 days from the first allegation to publicly address the situation.
Hold up, letâ€™s get this right together. THIS BLOG POST AND ANYTHING I SAY IN IT DOES NOT AND WILL NOT EXPRESS MY OPINION ON BISHOP LONGâ€™S GUILT OR INNOCENCE. Still not clear? Let me try this again. Do not try and read into whether I think he did it or not. I wonâ€™t say, at least not yet. But what I will discuss are my thoughts on how heâ€™s handled it so far and how I predict this may play out. Read the rest of this entry »