Susan Howard was born in Detroit, Michigan. She moved to Texas with her family as a teenager and accepted Jesus Christ in her heart, surrendering her life to Him when she was sixteen. She attended Texas Lutheran College in Sequin, Texas, and the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. In Austin, she was involved in a lay coffee-house ministry for college students and has continued her involvement in lay witness ministry for over thirty years. Susan’s past activities include directing music at Faith Baptist Church, volunteering at an intercity mission of Houston’s First Baptist Church, volunteer teaching in the Women’s Job Corps program, a Christian-based, self-help and educational program for women. She has also been involved in leading music and testimony programs in various prisons in Texas, teaching Sunday school for preschool children and adult women, participating in evangelical mission trips as a soloist through the International Mission Board in Russia, the Ukraine, Brazil, New Zealand, Turkey, and the Philippines. She traveled as a member of a gospel quartet to Taiwan and the Philippines through the Southern Baptist Pastors Mission. She has two contemporary gospel albums, For His Glory and Daughter of the Light. She freely shares these albums with others around the world. Susan and her husband, John, reside in Katy, Texas, and are members of Kingsland Baptist Church. Susan is currently involved with an intercessory prayer ministry and has served on the board of women’s ministry at her church.