Susan Barnes Bio

Susan Barnes was engaged in pastoral ministry, alongside her husband, Ross, for nearly 30 years. She is now semi-retired and devotes much of her time to her writing and speaking pursuits. Susan has a degree in Christian ministry. If you’d like to know her theological beliefs click here.

Ross worked in a bank when Susan and Ross married. They moved frequently as Ross took up different roles mostly in rural bank branches. After they had been married for 14 years, Ross became a pastor and together they have enjoyed living and ministering in many small country towns. They have three married children and three grandchildren and live on the Murray River.

Susan started writing devotional articles in 1988. She started a blog where she posts her devotional thoughts on Bible passages, book reviews, and inspirational articles. Her devotions have been published in a variety of settings such as church newsletters and local newspapers. She has hundreds of devotional articles online and in print. They can also be found on FaithWriters.com click here.

Susan’s writing reflects her belief that faith must be relevant to everyday life and she has been working on a series of books for some time, which are as yet unpublished. For an overview click on the title:

10 Biblical Women who made a difference and 10 Blessings of God you don’t want to miss.

And just for fun, you might like to know, Susan’s favourite things are books and computers. She loves wearing red or blue and quite likes purple. She loves eating baked potatoes with bacon, coleslaw, cheese and sour cream. Her idea of bliss is curling up in front of a roaring fire with a good book and a block of chocolate.