Salem buys


Salem CommunicationsSalem Church Products, a division of Salem Communications, has acquired the  online provider of church media for local churches and ministries. SermonSpice, which began in 2004 as the original distribution site for worship videos and sermon illustrations, has relationships with over 2,000 Christian filmmakers, providing thousands of sermon illustrations, worship backgrounds, and church countdowns to churches looking for professionally produced worship media. This extensive library of video content will allow Salem to expand its reach in the church media market.

The addition of SermonSpice will complement Salem’s network of pastoral resource websites, including,,,, and, enhancing a portfolio of local church and pastor resources including children’s ministry media, sermon preparation tools, church staff resources, and Christian employment tools.