We meet Sunday mornings at 11.00. We have a spanish church that meets at 9.30

125 Rancho Bonito Rd
Salem, NM 87941


About Salem Baptist

We are a small, friendly, country church. We meet to worship and know God better and learn to live abundant, John 10.10 life.The messages are positive, uplifting, practical and biblical. The music is a blend of old and new. We sing along with recorded music. The fellowship is sweet. We would love to have you check us out.


About our pastor

Josh the bivocational pastor of Salem. He lives in Las Cruces. His other jobs include:

  • Conference speaker. Josh travels some conducting conferences related to Sunday School and church growth. He has spoken at First Baptist, Atlanta, Ga where Charles Stanley was the pastor and Thomas Road Baptist in Lynchburg, VA where Jerry Falwell pastored until he went to be with the Lord.  See more about this ministry at www.joshhunt.com
  • Writer. Josh writes lesson supplements for small groups and Sunday School classes called Good Questions Have Groups Talking. These are published online at www.MyBibleStudyLessons.com. He has also published several books. 
  • Photographer. Josh does occasional semi-professional photography–mainly wedding photography. See his photography site at www.joshhuntphotos.com

Josh has Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Josh started pastoring at Salem on Easter 2009.


About our pastor’s family

Josh is married to Missy Romero Hunt. Missy is a 1985 graduate of Hatch High School. She has a bachelors from NMSU as well as a Master’s degree in Education. She teaches the ladies Sunday School class at Salem. Her parents, Billy and Deda Romero are active members of Salem Baptist.

Missy currently works as a second-grade teacher at Booker T. Washington Elementary School in Las Cruces.