Adult Reading and Writing

Nearly 1/3 of adults in the United States have difficulty reading and writing at a functional level. Life is difficult in a number of ways for struggling readers:

  • job prospects are limited
  • family relationships suffer
  • medical instructions are often difficult to follow
  • the Bible is inaccessible


Adult Reading and Writing Basic Workshop

This basic workshop equips local church volunteers to intentionally share the Gospel with adult low-level readers. It addresses these areas:

  • Adult Reading and Writing as Missions
  • Organizational Plan for Ministry
  • Understanding the Adult Low-Level Readers
  • Definition of Reading
  • Guidelines for Choosing Teaching Materials
  • Using the Bible to Teach an Adult to Read
  • Creating a Lesson Plan from any Material
  • Introduction to High School Equivalency¬†
  • Learning Differences
  • Sharing the Gospel