Harry Salem Bio
Renowned author and co-founder of Salem Family Ministries
, Harry Salem
brings a practical, soundly Biblical application to the variety of issues facing men today.
Come and experience true, Godly fellowship, man to man.
grew up quickly, becoming the man of the house at age 10 after his
father's death in 1968.
A talented, aspiring athlete, he
dreamed of Big League baseball, but God had other plans.
After High School in Cocoa Beach, FL, and attending college in North Carolina, he joined Oral Roberts Ministries, and at the age of twenty-six, became Vice-President of Operations, crusade director, and director of television production.
wife, Cheryl (Miss America 1980) began traveling and ministering as a family, bringing the Good News to other families all across the nation.
and Cheryl had an anointed ministry and a beautiful, happy family.
Life was good
But the news that the Salems received in early 1999 was anything but good.
In a matter of a few hours one January morning, this strong man and his
family were faced with the unimaginable.
It was news that "Daddy's Girl," Harry & Cheryl's
only daughter, beautiful, bouncy, 5-year-old Gabrielle, had an inoperable brain tumor that doctors said would take her
life before her
Despite the overwhelming devastation that threatened to destroy them, Harry
and Cheryl joined hands and vowed to never come out of agreement for Gabrielle's healing and for each decision that must be made during this crushing trial.
Their 'Oneness' was vital, they agreed... for little Gabrielle and her
For 11 months, Harry
family stood in faith, believing God for Gabrielle's healing to manifest.
They stood strong, they stood solid, they stood without wavering, but in November of 1999, Gabrielle crossed over into Heaven where she
now lives - completely restored!
remembers that morning vividly: "At ten to seven on Tuesday morning, I watched Gabrielle as she
last breath on Earth and crossed over into Heaven.