Kay Arthur, internationally renowned author,
speaker, and teacher is Executive Vice President and cofounder of
Precept Ministries International. A highly inspirational leader
in the Christian community for many years, her dynamic and successful
ministries have brought her wide appeal and recognition worldwide.
In constant demand as an inspirational and exciting speaker, she
has enjoyed unparalleled success in leading Christians to move their
lives forward through Precept Ministries' highly effective approach
to inductive Bible study. Her ministry is indeed worldwide, as her
many programs impact Christian communities in countless countries
around the world. Responding to the intense demand for her ministry
and teaching, relentless travel has repeatedly taken her to Israel,
India, Romania, Japan, Korea, Cyprus, England, the Czech Republic,
Kazakhstan, Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Greece and Singapore. As
an author, Kay's success has been phenomenal, and with 38 books
already to her credit, her work is in constant demand by major publishers.
Kay and husband, Jack Arthur, founded Precept
Ministries International in 1970. From its roots as a ministry for
teens in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Precept Ministries International
has developed into a worldwide outreach, establishing both adults
and teens in the Word of God. Throughout the many successes of their
Ministry, Kay and Jack have retained its key focus and commitment
to teaching the study of the Bible inductively.
Kay's production as an author has been nothing
short of prolific. With more than four million books in print, she
has authored 39 titles published by Harvest House Publishers, Multnomah
Books, and WaterBrook Press, a division of Bantam-Doubleday-Dell.
She is a three-time recipient of the prestigious Gold Medallion
Book Award for her very successful works: The International Inductive
Study Bible: His Imprint, My Expression, and Lord, I Need Grace
to Make It.
Broadcast media comprise an important segment
of Kay's ministry. Her expository Bible teaching program, Precept
with Kay Arthur, is a national radio and television broadcast airing
fifteen minutes daily on more than two hundred outlets nationwide.
Broadcast on over eight hundred outlets is Precepts From God's Word,
a one-minute inspirational feature. The one-hour weekly call-in
program, Precept LIVE with Kay and Jan, is aired on over 40 stations,
including the Moody Network. Kay has repeatedly appeared as a guest
on national radio and television programs, including The Bible Answerman,
Mid-Day Connection, The 700 Club, and the National Broadcast Concert
The extensive list of religious organizations
to which Kay has continued her enthusiastic support and service
includes the National Religious Broadcasters, National Day of Prayer,
Billy Graham Institute of Evangelism, Family Concerns, Ministry
Wives Network, Christian Women United, Congress on Biblical Exposition,
Good News Communications, Southern Evangelical Seminary, The Christian
Network, Inc., Tennessee-Israel Cooperative Committee, and Israel's
Ministry of Tourism.
Kay Arthur was born in Jackson, Michigan
on November 11, 1933. She is the wife of Jack Arthur, the mother
of three sons, Tom Goetz, Mark L. Goetz and David Arthur, and resides
with her family in Chattanooga, TN. Kay is a graduate of St. Luke's
School of Nursing, attended Case Western University, and is a graduate
of Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, TN.