Bishop Eddie Long’s former wife, Dabara S. Houston, has accused him of abusing her. The alleged abuse led her to leave Long and her baby behind at just seven and a half months pregnant. They were married in 1981 and divorced in 1983. Dabara claims that Long beat her so badly that she had to flee. She subsequently lost her baby and is now suing him for abuse.
Bishop Eddie Long
Several allegations have been made against Bishop Eddie Long, but he has yet to publicly respond to the claims. The accusers have not been identified. The men who filed the lawsuits are identified only as “suspects.” A spokesperson for the church declined to comment on the accusations.
The first wife of Bishop Long has filed for divorce. The divorce papers state that he did not physically abuse her, but she suffered cruel treatment. The alleged abuse prompted her to flee with their son. The bishop denied the accusations, but filed a counterclaim. It is not known if the divorce will be final, but the case is still ongoing.
Long was married twice: first to Dabara S. Houston in 1981 and again to Vanessa Long in 1990. The couple has four children and four grandchildren. They had a relationship that lasted over 30 years. In September 2012, Long was accused of sexually abusing four teenage boys. The accusations were later denied by Long. The two were divorced in 2011, but later decided to stay together.
Bishop Eddie Long of Dabara s, Houston’s first marriage, was reportedly abusive to the woman. In fact, the abuse was so severe that Dabara S. Houston and her son left the Fairburn home, where they were married. The couple divorced within two years, and Dabara s Houston filed a counterclaim alleging abuse.
The allegations of abuse against Bishop Eddie Long’s ex-wife are unfounded. In court documents, Dabara S. Houston claimed Bishop Eddie Long was cruel and abusive. She was seven months pregnant when she filed for divorce, and she allegedly ran away from him for her safety. She and Bishop Eddie Long were married in 1981, but they separated in 1983. Houston had custody of their children, but Long allegedly abused her.
Bishop Eddie Long of Dabara’s Houston church is now pastored by Stephen Allen Davis. He is the senior pastor of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, which is one of the largest churches in the United States. He also has his own radio show and has recorded numerous gospel albums.
Eddie Long of Dabara s Houston was born on May 12, 1964 in Houston, Texas. He married Vanessa Griffin in 1990. The couple has three children together. He had one child with Dabara S. Houston before divorcing. Long also had one child with his first wife.
Bishop Eddie Long of Dabara s is a married man. His first marriage ended in divorce, but he decided to get back together with Houston and pursue a career in ministry. Long’s remarried life was reportedly a difficult one. In 2001, Houston filed for divorce. He claimed to be a victim of domestic violence.
The charismatic bishop took over the church in 1987 with three hundred members. Since then, he has expanded the church into a megachurch, with 25,000 members. His wife has also announced that she and Long are divorcing. Earlier this year, Bishop Long was accused by four young men of sexual misconduct. In June, rumors about his divorce surfaced. The couple married in 1990 and have three children.
Long was the senior pastor at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia. He had recently been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer, but was publicly aware of his health challenges. He made his last public appearance two weeks ago. His appearance had deteriorated considerably. People commenting on Long’s look began to speculate about his condition.