J. Lawrence Turner
J. Lawrence Turner is the Senior Pastor of Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church in Memphis, Tennessee. Previously, his pastoral assignment was the Community Baptist Church in Connecticut. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Fisk University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Philosophy. He was a 2001 United Negro College Fund/Andrew Mellon Undergraduate Follow and a 2002 Fellow of the Fund for Theological Education. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Yale University Divinity School and was awarded the prestigious H.H. Tweedy Prize for exceptional promise for pastoral leadership. He and his wife, Bridgett, have two children.