Redemption Church has filed for eviction against The Relentless Church in Greenville, which is headed by Pastor John Gray.
The eviction comes just over a month after they terminated their lease agreement with the megachurch run by Gray and told than to be out by the end of 2019.
Redemption alleges that Relentless breached its lease agreement because it failed to make all payments to cover the costs of the sanctuary and The Imagine Center, the sports and fitness facility operated on the church campus according to Greenville Online.
Gray emailed a statement to the news outlet, denying that payments to Redemption have not been paid.
"We stand behind our original statement and are confident that the payment amounts required under the leases referenced in the complaint have and will continue to be paid," Gray said. "Our efforts at mediation and with wise counsel to present every detail absent of legal have proven fruitless on their end multiple times."
"To the Relentless Church family, please note, we have dealt honorably and have utilized every possible measure to resolve these differences to date. We will continue to serve the Lord, reach the lost, and serve the community. This unfortunate issue will not hinder the vision, work, functionality, or heart of this church."
Katari Buck, an attorney representing Redemption Church, also issued a statement about the pending eviction.
"Redemption is unable to continue to absorb the mounting debts and past due accounts associated with the Greenville property during Relentless' tenancy and therefore has no other option but to seek to regain possession of the property sooner rather than later," Buck said.