A teacher’s plea for the church to give the gift of literacy: The alarmingly high rates of illiteracy in our country hold troubling implications for us as Christians. Reading and writing are deeply woven into the fabric of our faith. The truths underpinning our faith, the foundation of what we believe, come from a book that spans thousands of pages. Scripture is brimming with commands related to reading and writing. What does it mean to worship and follow a God who is called Logos—The Word—when you yourself can’t read?