Movie Prop Rentals has sued the Kingdom of God Global Church and Joshua Media Ministries, both led by self-proclaimed apostle David E. Taylor, to recover the cost of constructing a stage set that the plaintiff claims the church never paid for.
The case, originally filed in Florida state court in June, was moved to federal court by Kingdom of God Global Church in August. On September 9, Movie Prop Rentals amended its complaint.
According to the court filings by Movie Prop Rentals, the Kingdom of God Global Church approached the prop company in February 2020 about “designing, manufacturing, and selling a substantial stage prop configuration.”
The original design cost was about $680,000, but changes requested by the church increased the budget to $1.2 million, the court documents allege.
While the church paid an initial deposit of $150,000 to secure materials and begin construction, the plaintiff prop company alleges the agreed installments of $70,000 per month were not paid in…