Pam Gillaspie, a passionate Bible student and teacher, authors Precept's Cookies on the Lower Shelf® and Sweeter Than Chocolate® Bible study series. Pam holds a BA in Biblical Studies from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. She and her husband live in suburban Chicago, Illinois with their son, daughter, and Great Dane. Her greatest joy is encouraging others to read God's Word widely and study it deeply . . . precept upon precept.

  • She has been a Precept Bible Study Leader for over 15 years and has been involved in Precept studies since her early 20s.
  • Pam loves connecting with Bible study students online. She has hosted 8 online studies in the past 3 years.
  • Pam took biblical Greek in college because it was the one language you didn't have to speak—it only involved reading and writing.
  • Instead of doing crossword puzzles and Sudoku, she plans to continue learning Hebrew to keep sharp in her old age.

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Precept Ministries International exists to establish people in God’s Word. The ministry trains millions of men, women, teens and children around the world to discover Truth for themselves using the Inductive Bible Study Method. Precept’s vision is for people who are established in God’s Word to live as exemplary followers of Jesus Christ, studying the Bible inductively, viewing the world Biblically, making disciples intentionally and serving the church faithfully in the power of the Holy Spirit. Precept strives to accomplish their mission and vision by offering Inductive Bible Studies, Training Workshops and conferences and events for men, women and students. The ministry reaches nearly 150 countries and offers studies in nearly 70 languages.