Dr. Jim Lyons has spent the last 40+ years traveling across our country telling the gospel story. Thousands have come to know Christ through his ministry. He is known by his peers as a soul-winner.
• A native of Texas, Dr. Lyons resigned a position as Division Buyer for the Kraft Food Company to enter the ministry. He then served as Associate Pastor at Miller Road Baptist Church in Garland, Texas, which was called the "fastest growing church in Texas".
• Dr. Lyons was Associate Pastor at the First Baptist Church, Hammond, Indiana for five years. During his time at First Baptist the church grew rapidly, and became Indiana's largest Sunday School.
• Dr. Lyons has been in the evangelistic field since 1965 and has conducted meetings in 38 of the states, traveling as far east as the West Indies Islands and as far west as Hawaii. He has conducted hundreds of meetings.
• He served on the Board of Directors of Christian Legal Defense and Education Foundation.
• In May of 1972, Evangelist Lyons was honored with the Doctor of Divinity Degree from Memphis Baptist College.
• He also served as Staff Evangelist of Lavon Drive Baptist Church, Garland, Texas.
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