See how this title grabs you: "The Biblical Guide to Reporting."
Marshall Allen's commentary in the New York Times sparked quite a bit of discussion on social media this week.
Allen spent five years in Christian ministry before becoming a journalist. Now covering health care for ProPublica, he explains in his op-ed how he believes his faith makes him a better reporter.
"Some people might think that Christians are supposed to be soft and acquiescent rather than muckrakers who hold the powerful to account," Allen writes. "But what I do as an investigative reporter is consistent with what the Bible teaches."
The piece is definitely intriguing and worth a read.
Interestingly, the column grew out of a speech that Allen gave last year at The King's College in New York City. Read the full text (.pdf here).
Now, let's dive into the Friday Five: