Leading the Way – Cranford Graves

2020 Adult Wilbur Honoree Cranford Graves is known to ‘be a man after God’s own heart’ because of his selfless nature. As a volunteer at Hands on Texarkana, Operation Christmas Child, Laces of Grace, First Choice Pregnancy Center, and Men’s Christian Ministry, through his service he ministers to others. He developed Trunk or Read more…

Leading the Way – Nelda Shavers

Nelda Shavers is a pastor who began Kingdom International Church in 2015 after serving under the leadership and ministry and becoming an evangelist. She is a conference host, visionary, evangelist, minister, teacher, preacher and entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of Nelda Shavers Ministry International Women’s Ministries. Pastor Shavers organizes women’s conferences Read more…

Leading the Way – Jenna Williamson

The 2020 Wilbur Award for Youth Leadership was presented to Jenna Williamson, a recent graduate of TISD where she served as the President Texas High’s Student Council, as well as President of Texas state Association of Student Councils.  Jenna also represented TISD, Texarkana, and the state of Texas at the Vision Conference and National Association of Read more…

Leading the Way – Eric Cain

2020 WILBUR AWARD for exemplary community leadershipPRESENTED TO Eric Cain This year’s adult recipient of the Wilbur Award is Eric B. Cain, a Texarkana community champion for over thirty years.  Eric believes in giving back and is known to have a servant’s heart. Being a people person, he has a passion for serving the Read more…