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Thursday, October 9, 2008

Soulwinner Spotlight - Clois Wade

Today's Soulwinner Spotlight is on Clois Wade. Clois is one of the most energetic soulwinners I have ever seen. He was gloriously and eternally saved just seven or eight years ago at the age of fifty, after our associate pastor Todd Lasseter witnessed to him in his home.
Clois spent fifty years thinking salvation was based on good works, but praise the Lord someone cared enough to go and tell him the truth of the Word of God. He learned that day that there is none righteous, no, not one. For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God. But God commendeth his love toward us in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

Since he was gloriously saved, Clois has been on a mission to tell others about Christ and the free gift of salvation. He is self-employed and sells auto parts, and is constantly picking up and delivering products so he comes in contact with many people. He's never too busy to share the gospel, and has seen thousands accept Christ as Saviour. His business card has the plan of salvation on it, and the verses Mark 8:36-37, For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

He drives his own 17 passenger van and makes every effort to fill it up every Sunday with converts and visitors. He's been known to leave home around 7:00 am on Sunday and drive a route of over a hundred of miles picking up people for church.

He's constantly walking converts down the aisle for baptism, and has taught his children to be avid soulwinners too. He also is a faithful participant in our Juvenile Detention ministry in Dallas, and leads our young people out on soul-winning regularly.

This is a man who has presented himself a living sacrifice. He lives to see people saved.

Please pray for Clois. He suffers from glaucoma. He is blind in one eye and has difficulty with the other. Pray that God will continue to preserve his eyesight so that many thousands more can come to know Christ through his daily witness.

I am so glad someone cared enough to go to Clois' home one day and tell him about the free gift of salvation.

"Thank you Lord for saving my good friend Clois Wade, and for empowering him to become a great example to us all."


Tori said...

Wow, I didn't know that Bro. Todd won him!

I really enjoyed hearing his story. I know he was an awesome soul-winner but I didn't know the story behind him. That's great, I really enjoyed reading this.

Praise the Lord for people like Clois Wade!

Tori said...

Hey Bro. Sam, we're waiting on your next Soulwinner Spotlight!

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