Embattled Baptist minister, Henry Lyons, responds to allegations

September 1997
Jet;09/08/97, Vol. 92 Issue 16, p8
Looks at the charges against Reverend Dr. Henry Lyons Jr., president of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. His speaking out about the accusations against him; The fires started by his wife, Deborah, at the house Lyons owns with Bernice Edwards; Lyons' marital past; Reports of two children Lyons fathered out of wedlock; The report that Lyons used a check drawn on the Baptist Builder's Fund for a down payment on a diamond ring for Edwards.


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