“God has put a mandate on me to bring men together,” says Atlanta’s Eddie “Call Me Daddy” Long. It may seem like odd timing to get the testosterone flowing for the local pastor, who still stands accused of sexual assault and inappropriate use of power on four male church members.
Referring to a Bible passage that calls for men three times a year to “come together and praise and bless his name,” Long (photo) put together three consecutive Monday night manfests for praying and tithing that began last week.
“If you’re a man, come,” Long says.
You can catch up on the accusations, dirty pics and ongoing squabbling in the sex cases against Long. Meanwhile, here’s his pitch for the event series, which takes place at his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church: