eQuipping for eMinistry connects the people of the world with the person of Jesus by equipping you with easily-understood technology for ministry.


I’m glad you’re here. This website / blog is available to all. I’m Sus Schmitt, author and originator of eQuipping for eMinistry (e4e).

The Origins of eQuipping for eMinistry

My first assignment with Cru was as the receptionist in the computer services department in 1975. After two years, I was challenged to become a programmer and so began my tech journey. I’ve been mostly self-taught in tech things ever since. When I left the office to focus on starting our family, I continued learning computer skills which soon included the Internet. About 2007, a friend challenged me to begin blogging.

God has used all this tech experience and given me a heart for our Cru staff and a skill to communicate tech help without the technobabble.

How I Would Like to Help You through e4e

I’m currently re-organizing the pages of this blog and will be able to better help you find your way around eQuipping for eMinistry soon.

Meanwhile, sign up for an email subscription to e4e. You will receive regular emails with new ideas for using technology for ministry.  Posts, on the average, are once per week.

Use the categories across the top of the website or the tags at the ends of posts to find content. I also have a search bar on every page.

About Me

I’m Sus Schmitt, a Cru missionary since 1975, specializing in blogs and all that’s related to blogging. I’m active on social media as a ministry as well.

I love good music, a good book, and being outdoors. I intentionally and regularly have a variety of ways to express creativity. My husband, Mike, on staff since 1979, is a business systems analyst, also at Cru headquarters. We raised three great adult children and now we have six since all are married. We have four grandchildren.

Our Family 2017

My Writing

I initially had eight blogs and merged them into three because I essentially have three audiences. My focus for each blog is:

  1. Encourage the use of technology for evangelism and discipleship (this blog, eQuipping for eMinistry);
  2. Motivate and equip readers to share their faith as a way-of-life and personal stories (MikeandSus.org);
  3. Reach and resource my readers who have limited access to biblical truths (The Sovereign).

Some of these blog posts were featured on cru.org:

And re-posted elsewhere, as well:


Original work also posted here:

This interview on 4Word Women explains how I got started with e4e; my heart in what I’d like to do for staff with using technology for ministry; and some of the hurdles staff face and the different ways I try to help them.

Need Help?

I’m reorganizing almost 700 posts to make content easier to find on eQuipping for eMinistry.

Of course, you may also comment or email me, the webmaster, Sus Schmitt (e4e at cru dot org).

If you would like to consult with me see this page for what I could help you with: Inventory of Consulting Services.

Sus Schmitt
Blogger / Consultant
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Cru Headquarters


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