When Ralph Keyser was a high school senior, he listened to Pastor Justin Carmona’s advice and looked for someone to disciple him in his Christian faith. Justin paired Ralph with Stephen Thompson for a discipleship relationship that continues today, two years later. People May Ask … What Is a Discipleship Relationship? “So, with our relationship,” […]
A certain excitement swirls in the air during this year’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) week. The hallways are decorated to this year’s “Game On” sports theme. A sea of bright blue VBS shirts fill the classrooms. Smiling faces across the Salem campus welcome parents and kids as they enter. Truly, everyone who walks on campus […]
Seth and Meredith Lee use the word “hard” to describe the summer of 2016. “It was hard because every time we felt like we knew the whole picture …” Meredith says. “The picture changed,” Seth adds, finishing her sentence. That changing picture included heart surgery for Seth and breast cancer surgery with follow-up treatment for […]
DiscipleNOW (DNOW) weekend kicked off with piles of pillows, plates full of pizza, and plenty of excitement for what was in store for the weekend. 145 students, both members and guests, and 85 adult volunteers gathered at the church campus over the weekend of March 2-4 for Salem Student Ministry’s annual retreat.
Luke Lindstrom arrived in a hurry. His dad, Jeff, and mom, Kelly, made the dinner-time drive to Duke in time for Luke to be born 5 minutes after they arrived on January 2. “Luke seemed great when he was born,” Kelly says. But as the evening passed, Kelly and Jeff’s concern grew. “So the nurse […]