- M.Min., Freed-Hardeman University
- B.S. Bible and History, Freed-Hardeman University
Eric Lyons is a graduate of Freed-Hardeman University, earning a B.S. with a double major in Bible and History, and an M.Min. Eric has served as a full-time member of the Bible Department at Apologetics Press since 2001. In August 2023, he was appointed Executive Director of AP. Eric and his wife, Jana, live and worship in Wetumpka, Alabama, where Eric also served as a minister from 2007-2021 and an elder from 2018-2022.
Eric has authored or co-authored more than 20 books, including The Anvil Rings: Answers to Alleged Bible Discrepancies (Volumes 1-3), The Defenders Series (Volumes 1-4), Reasons to Believe, Truth Be Told, and Wonders of God’s Creation. He’s the current editor of AP’s Reason & Revelation (a monthly journal of Christian evidences for adults) and, for the past 22 years, has served as associate editor of Discovery (a monthly magazine on Scripture and science for kids). In addition, he writes for the Apologetics Press website, which receives millions of page views annually from users around the globe. Eric loves to teach and preach about the fundamentals of Christianity, and frequently speaks at seminars and Gospel meetings around the country.