About Susie Hawkins
Susie Hawkins lives in Dallas and has been actively involved in ministry as a pastor's wife, teacher and volunteer. A noted author, Susie holds a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership and a Master of Arts in Theology from Criswell College. Her writing appears on the Engage blog at Bible.org. Additionally, Susie has contributed to various publications, such as Voices Behind the Veil and the Women's Evangelical Library Commentary, as well as the author of From One Ministry Wife to Another.
Susie currently serves on the board of the Lifesavers Foundation, a pro-life Dallas area organization that serves families in crisis. She also is co-writer and founder of Passover for Christians ministry, which encourages Christians to observe Passover from a Christian perspective, as a part of their Holy Week traditions.
Additionally, Susie is involved with women's ministries at both Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, and First Baptist Church of Dallas. In addition to writing and speaking opportunities, some of her favorite activities in ministry are sharing with small and informal groups of women and ministry wives at churches of all sizes around the country.
Susie is actively involved with the Southern Baptist Convention causes and committees. She served on the Baptist Faith & Message Study Committee in 2000. She serves as part of the steering committee of the SBC Women's Leadership Network, which connects women in various capacities of leadership across Southern Baptist entities, institutions and churches. Susie enjoys leading and advocating for Mission:Dignity.
A native of Austin, Texas, the former Susan Cavness has been married to GuideStone Financial Resources President Emeritus O.S. Hawkins since 1970. Together, they have two married daughters, Wendy and Holly and two sons-in-law, Brian and David, and have six grandchildren.