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From Ministry to Muckraking: The Biblical Basis for Investigative Reporting

Posted by Patrick Henry College on September 24, 2018 at 3:59 PM

After five years of full-time Christian ministry, including three as a missionary in Kenya, Marshall Allen became a reporter. His excellent work on the cost of health care with the Las Vegas Sun drew national attention and he now writes for ProPublica, a mainstream news service.

In a recent essay Allen explains why, even though journalists and Christians tend to be skeptical of each other, Christianity made him a better reporter.

Allen has no connection to PHC, but he is a great example of faithful service and his essay explains some of the things we try to teach here. Read the full article here.


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