Isaac Hunter, Son of Megachurch Pastor Joel Hunter, Denies Wife’s Domestic Abuse Claims

Summit Church founder, Isaac Hunter, who resigned November 28, after admitting to an adulterous relationship with a former church member, issued a statement refuting his wife, Rhonda Hunter’s domestic violence claims. He denied her allegations that he posed a threat to her and their three children, after she filed a domestic-violence petition Friday against her husband.

Orlando Sentinel:  “Never in my life have I threatened to harm my children in any way. Nor have I ever lifted a hand against my wife, harmed her physically, or threatened to do so,” said Isaac, 35, the son of megachurch pastor the Rev. Joel Hunter.

Rhonda Hunter, 35, filed a domestic-violence petition Friday against Isaac stating that she feared for her life and the lives of the couple’s three children.

Isaac’s statement said he was saddened by his wife’s allegations but denied her description of him as abusive, unstable, suicidal and having a drinking problem.

“I love my children very much. I do not wish to battle the allegations in the media but silence seems to me to be a tacit confession of all that has been said in my wife’s Petition — to which I adamantly disagree,” Isaac’s statement said.