We learn more by listening than we’re aware of. Many pre-literate cultures have a rich oral tradition. But even in our literate and technically advanced society, we still share family stories, hear sermons, sing hymns, and more.
We routinely take in more information through our ears than through words on a page.
I’ve always been a reader. I still am. Especially when it comes to sharpening my church leadership skills. But now, with the advent of new communication devices, I’ve added a way of learning about church leadership that I didn’t expect to like.