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A young missionary named Renee Bach left her comfortable life in America to start a malnutrition program in rural Uganda. Folks back home and in Uganda praised her as a model missionary -- an example of the healing power of God’s message. But a decade later she’s accused of masquerading as a doctor and rumored to have killed hundreds of children in her unlicensed clinic. How did Renee Bach end up here? Is she a case of good intentions gone wrong...or a predator posing as a saint? Hosted and reported by journalists Rajiv Golla, Halima Gikandi and Malcolm Burnley. 

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A young missionary named Renee Bach left her comfortable life in America to start a malnutrition program in rural Uganda. Folks back home and in Uganda praised her as a model missionary -- an example of the healing power of God’s message. But a decade later she’s accused of masquerading as a doctor and rumored to have killed hundreds of children in her unlicensed clinic. How did Renee Bach end up here? Is she a case of good intentions gone wrong...or a predator posing as a saint? Hosted and reported by journalists Rajiv Golla, Halima Gikandi and Malcolm Burnley. 

    Episode 8 - What's Left

    Episode 8 - What's Left

    After becoming an international controversy, Renee reconsiders her entire life’s work. But the mothers suing her are still nowhere closer to finding answers.
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    • 48 min
    Episode 7 - Matthew 18

    Episode 7 - Matthew 18

    After a string of complaints and a leaked report, Serving His Children is forced to shut its doors. But Jinja’s problems are only beginning.
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    • 46 min
    Episode 6 - 105 Children

    Episode 6 - 105 Children

    When Renee’s story hit the airwaves, a Ugandan official decides to look into her alleged crimes. He’s shocked by what he finds: nothing.
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    • 51 min
    Episode 5 - Barbie Savior

    Episode 5 - Barbie Savior

    The role that Christian missionaries play in the world has changed a lot over the years. In this episode, we examine the missionary industrial complex — from Barbie Savior to missionary influencers — and discover that Renee Bach isn't an anomaly.

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    • 45 min
    Episode 4 - The Video

    Episode 4 - The Video

    For years, a baby named Patricia was a Serving His Children success story. But a video sent to our team throws everything into question.
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    • 49 min
    Good Samaritan

    Good Samaritan

    After months of silence, Renee Bach appears on Fox News to defend herself. A few days later, we receive an invitation to meet her in Virginia, face-to-face. 
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    • 47 min

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