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Article By Rebecca Johnson // EEW Magazine Faith & Culture

For Saints who believe that light and dark don’t mix according to 2 Corinthians 6, an R&B performer’s actions at a Gospel event were viewed as unacceptable

Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Kelly Price is upset with the church after being slammed for singing “As We Lay,” which is an adultery anthem on a Gospel stage.

The platinum-selling artist began trending on social media Monday due to the blowback over her performance at the Indiana Black Expo.

Here’s what happened.

Because of a scheduling change, Price, who was booked to sing her R&B hits Sunday, July 17, ended up in a different time slot, which put her in front of a Gospel-loving audience.

You can easily see why her rendition of Shirley Murdock’s 1985 hit “As We Lay,” which is all about the morning after a steamy one-night affair didn’t go over too well.

The backlash online was brutal.

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