Ex-Convention President Rev. Henry Lyons Released From Prison; Heads Back To Pulpit

December 2003
Jet;12/22/2003, Vol. 104 Issue 26, p26
Reports that the Reverend Henry J. Lyons of the First Baptist Institutional Church in Lakeland, Florida returned to his congregation the same day he was released from prison for grand theft and racketeering. Resignation as president of the National Baptist Convention USA; Details on the federal charges filed against him in 1997; Comment from Lyons on the time he spent in prison.


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