Ministry Events

Upcoming Events

  • Wade will be at Luverne First Assembly of God in Luverne, AL November 3rd and 4th, 2018 for Mission Conference.

  • Wade will be at Cold Spring High School in Cold Springs, AL on November 9th, 2018.

  • Wade will be at Locust Grove Baptist Church in New Market, AL during the Veteran's Day service sunday morning at 9:00 am on November 11th, 2018.

Past Events

  • Wade was in Vietnam August 7th - 22nd, 2018.

  • Wade was at Branding Iron Cowboy Church in Rogersville AL April 22nd, 23rd and 24th, 2018 during the evening service each night.

  • Wade was in Hanoi Vietnam and Cambodia January 21st - February 3rd, 2018.

  • Wade was at the Wounded Warrior Event Sponsored by Dave Roever in San Antonio Tx. October 2nd-6th, 2017.

  • Wade was at Shiloh United Methodist Church, Ryland Pike Huntsville, AL during the evening service on Saturday, June 24th, 2017.

  • Wade was at 7 Mile Post Church in Athens, AL on Sunday, May 21st, 2017.

  • Wade was in Vietnam March 21st - April 4th, 2017.

  • Wade was at the Branding Iron Cowboy Church in Rogersville, AL during the AM service on Jan. 15th, 2017.

  • Wade was at Luverne First Assembly of God in Luverne, AL on November 19th, 2016.

  • Wade was at Eagle Summit Ranch Texas for a Wounded Warrior Event October 17th - 21st, 2016.

  • Wade was at Eagle Summit Range Colorado for a Wounded Warrior Event September 5th - 9th, 2016.

  • Wade was at Livingston Chapel United Methodist Church in Crane Hill, AL during the PM Services on August 19th and 20th and during the AM Service on August 21st, 2016.

  • Wade was at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Lexington, AL during the AM Service on July 17th, 2016.

  • Wade was at Livingston Chapel United Methodist in Crane Hill, AL during the AM Service on June 26th, 2016.

  • Wade was in Vietnam March 29th - April 14th, 2016.

  • Wade spoke at the Wounded Warrior event (A Dave Roever event) at Eagle Summit Ranch in Westcliff CO on December 7th - 9th, 2015.

  • Wade was at Cash Point Baptist Church in Ardmore, TN for the Sunday AM Service on November 15th, 2015.

  • Wade was at Radcliff First Assembly of God in Radcliff, KY on November 8th, 2015.

  • Wade spoke at the Wounded Warrior event (A Dave Roever event) at Eagle Summit Ranch in Kerrville TX on October 5th - 9th, 2015.

  • Wade spoke at the Freedom Festival in Ardmore, TN on July 4th, 2015.

  • Wade was at Friendship Baptist in Henegar, AL during the morning service on June 28th, 2015.

  • Wade was in Vietnam May 5th - 19th, 2015. (See Photos)

  • Wade was at Covenant Christian School in Muscle Shoals, AL on April 6th, 2015.

  • Wade was at Veterans Clinic in Muscle Shoals, AL on February 23rd, 2015.

  • Wade was at Eagle Summit Ranch in Kerrville, TX November 17th - 21st, 2014 for the wounded warrior project.

  • Wade was at Colleyville Assembly of God in Colleyville, TX on November 9th, 2014 during the AM service.

  • Wade was at Bethel Congregational Methodist Church in Butler, GA on November 2nd, 2014 during the AM service.

  • Wade was at Friendship United Methodist Church in Athens, AL on July 9th, 2014 during the 11 AM service.

  • Wade was at Livingston Chapel United Methodist Church in Crane Hill, AL on April 13th, 2014 at 6:00 PM during the evening service.

  • Wade was in Vietnam from March 26th until April 9th, 2014

  • Wade's wife Gail was the Keynote speaker for the Womens Conference at Luverne First Assembly of God in Luverne, AL on February 23rd, 2014 (Sunday AM)

  • Wade was at Wesley Chapel UMC in Florence, AL on January 26th, 2014 at 6:00 PM during the evening service.

  • Wade was at Brasher's Chapel Church in Albertville, AL on November 10th, 2013 during the AM service.

  • Wade was at Rogersville United Methodist Church in Rogersville, AL on November 8th, 2013 at 5:00 PM for a Veterans sevice.

  • Wade was at Brasher's Chapel Church in Albertville, AL on November 6th, 2013 for a school assembly.

  • Wade was at Hurricane Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Rogersville, AL on August 4th, 5th & 6th, 2013 during PM services.

  • Wade was in Vietnam June 3rd - June 18th, 2013

  • Wade was at Gateway Baptist Church in Irmo, South Carolina on May 26th, 2013

  • Wade was at Madison Academy High School on Thursday, Feb. 21st, 2013

  • Wade was at Livingston Chapel United Methodist Church during the AM service on Jan. 27th, 2013

  • Wade was at Hurricane Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Rogersville, AL during the AM service on Jan. 20th, 2013

  • Wade spoke at Fort Hood Texas for a Spiritual Fitness Luncheon before the unit deployed to Afghanistan on November 27th and 28th, 2012.

  • Wade spoke at a Leadership Conference at True Freedom Church in Killeen TX. during the PM services on November 27th and 28th, 2012.

  • Wade was at Hurricane Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Rogersville, Alabama during the AM service on November 18th, 2012.

  • Wade was at First Assembly of God in Luverne, Alabama on November 17th, 2012.

  • Wade was in Vietnam from October 21st - November 7th, 2012.

  • Wade spoke at the Mens Conference at Faith Walk Ministries on September 15th and Sunday morning the 16th, 2012 in Luverne, AL (Pastor Derek Sowell).

  • Wade was the night speaker at Luverne First Assembly of God Camp Meeting July 18th, 19th, and 20th, 2012 in Luverne, AL (Pastor Keith Price).

  • Wade was in Mentone, Alabama to speak at a Memorial / Decoration service at Bankdead Cemetery on May 27th, 2012.

  • Wade was at Madison Academy High School in Madison, Alabama during 1st Session (1:00 PM) and 2nd Session (2:00 PM) on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012.

  • Wade was in Vietnam February 23rd - March 7th, 2012. Click Here to view photos from this event.

  • Wade was at Gateway Church in Shreaveport, LA on February 12th, 2012 during the AM service (Pastor Richard Exley).

  • Wade was at Madison Academy High School (Madison, AL) Thursday Morning, Nov. 10th, 2011 at 8:45 a.m. for Middle School Chapel and 9:30 a.m. for High School Chapel.

  • Wade was the guest speaker at Everything Auto, 6921 Middle Valley Road in Hixon, TN (The Event is a Car/Motorcycle show, a fundraiser for Chattanooga area veterans) on September 24th, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.

  • Wade was at the Angola Assembly of God in Angola, IN on September 10th and 11th, 2011. (Pastor Ron Moore).

  • Wade was at Seven Mile Post Church of Christ in Athens, AL during the AM service on Sunday, July 31st, 2011 (Pastor Dwight Ridinger).

  • Wade was at Eagle Rock Community Church in Homer Glen, IL on May 28th & 29th, 2011 (Sat & Sun) for two morning services.

  • Wade was at Lindsey Lane Baptist Church in Athens, AL on February 17th, 2011 at 6:00 p.m., speaking at a Senior Adults Dinner.

  • Wade was at New Beginnings Assembly of God (Pastor: Mike Tracy) in Harker Heights, TX - during the p.m. service on June 6th, 2010

  • Wade was at True Freedom Church (Pastor: Dennis Eisch) in Killeen, TX on June 4th-6th, 2010.

  • Wade was at Calvary Christian Center (Pastor Ciociola) in Yuba City, CA on May 31st, 2010 for the "Grateful Nation Remembers" Ceremony.

  • Wade was at Seven Mile Post Church of Christ (Pastor: Dwight Ridinger) in Athens, AL - during the a.m. service on May 23rd, 2010.

  • Wade was at Boaz Middle School the morning of November 10th, 2009 (Boaz, AL) for a Veteran's Day program.

  • Wade was in Vietnam from October 30th - November 9th, 2009.

  • Wade was at the Shiloh United Methodist Church (495 Ryland Pike, Ryland, AL, (256) 852-0586) for three nights - August 2nd, 3rd & 4th, 2009.

  • Wade was at the USS Alabama Park in Mobile for the dedication of The War Dog Memorial Monument on Veterans Day November 11, 2008.

  • Wade was in Eclectic, AL on Saturday, November 8th, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. at their annual Veteran's Day event.

  • Wade returned to Vietnam October 24, 2008 to November 3, 2008 with the Mission Vietnam / REAP Team.

  • Wade was in Montgomery, AL on October 2, 2008 to give a presentation on the Vietnam War to a gathering of History Teachers from all over the state of Alabama.

  • Wade gave a War Dog Presentation at the Florence - Lauderdale Public Library on September 14th, 2008 at 3:00PM. The Library is located at 350 North Wood Avenue; Florence, AL

  • Wade and Gail were at Eagle Summit Ranch in Westcliff, Colorado for a REAP Board Meeting and Mission Vietnam Reunion on September 10th - 13th, 2008.

  • Wade spoke on Saturday, September 6th, 2008 at the Paws and Patriots Walk & Festival - 5452 Cahaba Valley Rd; Pelham, AL

  • Wade was at Presbyterian Apartments INC. on August 21, 2008. 2211 Country Club Ave. NW - Huntsville, AL. For more info: (256) 533-1670.

  • Wade was in Colorado Springs August 2nd - August 8th for Dave Roever's Benefit bike ride for Wounded Warriors at Eagle Summit Ranch.

  • Wade was in Vietnam July 17th - July 26th.

  • Wade was at the Bevel Center UAH Campus giving a presentation on Vietnam and a book signing on July 11, 2008.

  • Wade was at True Freedom Church, 412 E. Sprott Ave. Killeen TX, on June 8th, 2008

  • Wade was at Spain Park in Birmingham, AL on May 31st, 2008. This is a fund raising event for the Alabama War Dog Memorial that will be placed in Mobile. Wade will be sharing the story of Little Joe at this event.

  • Wade was at Calvary Christian Center 2620 Colusa Hwy. Yuba City, California for one of the largest Memorial Day events in the State of California on May 25th & 26th, 2008. For more information call (530) 673-6035. (See Photos From This Event)

  • Wade was at Restoration Church on May 18th, 2008 during the Sunday Morning Service. 5810 Wall Triana Hwy. Madison, AL. For more information call (256) 837-0643

  • Wade was at Seven Mile Post Road Church of Christ during the morning service on May 11, 2008. Seven Mile Post Road Church of Christ is located in Athens, AL.

  • Wade was at Asbury United Methodist Church during the morning and evening services on April 6th, 2008. Asbury United Methodist Church is located at 4510 Gault Ave. N; Fort Payne, AL.

  • Wade was in the morning service at 10:45 AM (September 16th, 2007) at Bevill Chapel Baptist Church - 592 Bevill Church Rd. - Hazel Green, AL - (256) 828-9548.

  • Wade was in Vietnam June 3rd through June 17th, 2007.

  • Wade was at the Restoration Church in Madison, AL., Sunday, May 27th for memorial day services.

  • Wade was at Discovery Middle School in Madison Tuesday Feb 27, 2007. He spoke to 3 different classes.

  • Wade Franks and John O'Malley were guests on the Hank Erwin's Radio Show (101.1 FM "The Spot") promoting the AWDM, Thursday, February 15th from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. (See Photos From This Event)

  • Wade will be speaking at Friendship Baptist Church, 336 County Road 715, Henagar, AL 35978 on┬áJan 21, 2007. Morning Services will begin at 10:00 AM, Evening Services will begin at 5:30 PM

  • December 15, 2006 - Wade was the guest speaker for the Huntsville City emplyees Christmas party.

  • December 14, 2006 - Wade invited as a guest speaker at a Faulkner University speech class.

  • Nov. 19, 2006 - Restoration Church - Speaking during AM service. (5810 Wall Triana Highway; Madison, AL; (256) 837-0643).

  • Book signing and book talk at the veteran's museum on Saturday, November 18th at 11 a.m. Veterans Memorial Museum (2060A Airport Rd SW; Huntsville, AL 35801; (256) 883-3737) (See Photo From This Event)

  • Chapman Elementary in Huntsville, AL. on Thursday morning, November 16th (See Photos From This Event)

  • Saturday November 11th, and Sunday, November 12th - Speaking at Family Worship Center (1000 Troxel Rd; Lansdale, PA)

  • Book Signing at Family Christian Bookstore in Huntsville (University Drive) on October 21, 2006 at 2 p.m. (See Photos From This Event)

  • TV Appearance - Did you catch Wade's interview on Jamie Cooper's Z-TV morning show? Wade was a guest on Z-TV on October 13th where Jamie Cooper interviewed him about the new War Dog Memorial for Alabama as well as the events of Wade's life and his new book. Watch for the replay or for the posting of the interview on this site.

  • Look for Wade's story in the Huntsville Times Sunday edition - October 8th

  • Little Joe, Recipient of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society Auxiliary's 2006 Olivia Bearden Award (See Photos From This Event)