Bishop Eddie Long is reportedly battling a very serious illness which many folks are claiming is cancer. Some reports say that Long is fighting stage 4 cancer in his intestines. The 63-year-old Long appeared to have lost an extreme amount of weight when he appeared at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church recently. This caused many people to speculate that he was sick. Long initially attributed his weight loss to a raw vegetable diet.
Apparently, Long was admitted to a hospital in Atlanta on Monday and has not yet been released.
Long released the following statement:
“I am recovering from a health challenge that I trust God to deliver me from. It is unrelated to the eating for life diet consisting of mostly raw vegetables that I am continuing, as part of a holistic approach to good health.”
The video below of Long giving a sermon was posted about three weeks ago… You can see the drastic weight loss.