Rob received his seminary training at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is married to Carrie, and they have four children, ages 12 to 20.

    Check out the pastor's website, which has links, articles and other resources relevant to the Christian life, here.

  • Jim Bader


    Born and raised in Bismark, ND, Jim is one of eight children. Jim and his wife, Colleen, have been married for 50 years, and have three sons and four granddaughters.

    Jim is retired from sales and marketing, works with a local funeral home, and volunteers in community service and gospel ministries.

  • Alvin Kohlhepp


    The youngest of four boys, Alvin grew up on a dairy farm west of Eau Claire that was home to his father and grandfather. He now operates the farm for grain production.

    Alvin's wife, Cathy, is recently retired from teaching and remains involved in education. Alvin and Cathy have two grown sons, one of whom is married.

    Alvin and Cathy have attended Salem since 2001.

  • Deacons

    Nathan Borstad, Bill Clark, Terry Krueger, & Jeff Leppert