Henry Lyons

Henry Lyons

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Reverend Henry J. Lyons (born 1942) is a former President of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Henry was raised by his grandfather, a Deacon named Booker T. Lyons. His own father, who was only 16 when Henry was born, played a minimal role in his childhood. He attended Gibbs Junior College in St. Petersburg, Florida (1960-62) and studied at Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach (1962-64) and then entered the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta. In 1970, he moved to Cincinnati and in 1972 he gained a more important position in St. Petersburg, Florida. He had married Deborah Lyons in the 1970s. In 1977 he became Vice President of the Florida Baptist Convention, and was then its President from 1981 to 1994. In 1994, Lyons became President of the National Baptist Convention USA Inc.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136714892
  • 9786136714899