ALPHARETTA (BP) – Longtime pastor and SBC leader Johnny Hunt resigned from his position at the North American Mission Board on May 13, according to a statement from NAMB President Kevin Ezell. Hunt served as the senior vice president of evangelism and leadership since August 2018. He led prominent Southern Baptist church First Baptist Church in Woodstock, Ga., from 1986 until his appointment at NAMB.
ATLANTA – Early voting ahead of next week’s Georgia primaries ended Friday with an all-time high of more than 850,000 voters either casting a ballot in person or returning an absentee ballot.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Months of work by the Sexual Abuse Task Force and Guidepost Solutions concerning the alleged mishandling of sexual abuse claims by the SBC Executive Committee (EC) resulted in a 288-page report released publicly Sunday.
MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara pitched a six-hitter and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3. The 26-year-old-Alcantara (4-2) limited the Braves to three unearned runs and six hits.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City clinched a sixth Premier League title in 11 seasons by scoring three times in five minutes to come from behind and beat Aston Villa 3-2 in the finale to avoid being toppled by challenger Liverpool.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Belarusians are among the foreign fighters who have volunteered to take up arms in Ukraine against Russian forces. They consider the Ukrainians defending their homeland to be their brethren.
BERLIN (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic is “most certainly not over” despite a decline in reported cases since the peak of the omicron wave. He told governments on Sunday that “we lower our guard at our peril.”
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have begun enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move Sunday is part of a hard-line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists.
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda has traveled to Kyiv to support Ukraine's goal of European Union membership. Duda became the first foreign leader to address Ukraine's parliament since Russia invaded nearly three months ago.
ATLANTA (AP) — Police say a man stabbed and killed a pastor who was ministering to him in his Georgia home, then put her body in a van and set it on fire.