Salem Baptist Church

Did God Answer Prayers For Lower Murders In February?

Chicago’s murder rate plummeted in February: Was it the recent snowy weather, good police work .. or, perhaps, divine intervention?


Salem Christian Academy

Rev. Meeks’ Salem Christian School To Close

After 21 years, Salem Christian Academy on the city’s Far South Side is closing its doors.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

Belinda Rogers

Banks Join Forum To Help Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure

Representatives from several banks sat down with local homeowners on Saturday in the hopes of working together to keep more customers from hurtling into foreclosure.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2011

Carol Moseley Braun, Danny Davis and James Meeks at Rainbow/PUSH rally

Braun Campaigns For Mayor At Meeks’ Church

Chicago mayoral candidate and former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun has appeared at a church on the city’s South Side.


Illinois State Senator, Rev. James Meeks (D-Chicago)

Meeks To Give Up Running Church For Mayoral Race

State Sen. Rev. James Meeks has announced he will temporarily give up the day-to-day operations of his Salem Baptist Church as he prepares his run for mayor.