For Daniel Barkley, music isn’t just something you sing at Sunday morning worship; it’s his lifelong passion and how he shares the greatest story ever told.
We were blown away when Jamie was saved at Happiness Retreat. She was recently baptized here at Salem and there wasn’t a dry eye in the house.
Both Jing Tao and Maomei Wang grew up in China, where Maomei describes, “most people don’t have a religion. They have never heard of the gospel.” “I had heard about the name Jesus,” says Maomei, “but I didn’t know He was a real person. I thought he was just a fairy-tale character.” Arriving in the […]
Journey to Bethlehem started at Salem in 1991 as a small Christmas program. Today Journey to Bethlehem is offered on four nights and is spread across the Salem campus with over 120 people—including actors, directors, a parking team, and a medical team—supporting the event. Almost 4,000 people attended Journey last year. “Christmas time seems to […]
Salem Baptist Church celebrates its 178th anniversary this fall. To mark this date, several long-time Salem members shared their memories of the past and their prayers for the future of Salem. Joe Holt has been a part of Salem for 82 years. He first attended Salem when he was about six-months old (and he has […]
Donna McKinney’s husband was sick for a long time and she prayed tirelessly for him to recover. But one morning in January 2015, it was all over. He was gone. “There is nothing more we can do,” the rescue captain said. Donna’s story is no hero story. While there are “villains,” you would be hard-pressed […]
Fall brings new things at Salem, focused on the mission to: Glorify God, Make Disciples, and Share His Story. Among the new things, Bible Fellowship Groups (as the Sunday morning small groups are called), are being birthed! Joe and Loretta Campbell will lead one of these new BFGs. Being a part of Salem for four […]