Brenda Mtambo. (PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/GALLO IMAGES).
Musician Brenda Mtambo
found herself in a storm of threats after she had a difference of opinion with
Grace Bible Church Bishop Mosa Sono.
This is after a video
of the Bishop was posted on the church Twitter account, where he said, “there’s
no difference between a musician and a parking attended. They’re all
clearly didn’t sit well with Brenda. She posted the now-removed video on her
Instagram page, where she disagreed with the pastor.
“This what I wrote on Instagram base on the
video I will post below. I am receiving emails now. Will share with you. If I
die I die but the truth is professional musicians must be paid at church.”
“I don’t sing at
church or serve or anything. This however is disturbing me. Imagine the time
and skill these musicians bring to be compared to car guards… don’t attack me
but I disagree with all due respect [sic],” she said in that post.
Soon after, the gospel
sensation revealed that she had been receiving threats from church members
because of her video.
“I am now receiving
emails. Okay I must now be scared I am sure,” she shared laughing off the
This is not
the first time a man of the cloth from that church has said something some find
More than two
years ago, media personality Somizi Mhlongo walked out of the church because of
a homophobic sermon by a visiting pastor. Later, the church released a statement
distancing themselves from the comments made by the pastor.