• Occupation: Pastor, as well as executive director of Lighthouse 2911
• Hometown: Yoakum
Why honored: In his everyday life, Pastor Paul Beard maintains such a generous, compassionate spirit, reaching out daily to improve the lives of others - making him my Everyday Hero. Paul is a Methodist minister, and his love for the Lord and dedication to his vocation provides inspiration to many people of diverse denominational affiliations. He is the executive director of the nonprofit organization, Lighthouse 2911, which assists at-risk youth and families and provides spiritual counsel and support for the Grace Journey retreats.