The Missionary

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 May 26, 2020
Enjoying the podcast so far. However the ads are so loud compared to the podcast. Everytime the ad comes on it startles me, and I have to rush to lower the volume. Pretty obnoxious.


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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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. . Learn more about your ad-choices at
Jun 05, 2020
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. Learn more about your ad-choices at
May 22, 2020
Episode 3 - 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.  Learn more about your ad-choices at
May 15, 2020
Episode 2 - 37 Pounds
The first death at Serving His Children wasn't a child, but a 27-year-old woman. Now, no one can agree on how she died, or if she needed rescuing at all. Learn more about your ad-choices at
May 15, 2020
Episode 1 - The Lord's Work
Renee Bach was 19 when she decided to follow God's calling to Uganda. Ten years later, she's accused of impersonating a doctor and she's blamed for the deaths of more than 100 children. We look into the allegations and talk to Renee's accusers. Learn more about your ad-choices at
May 15, 2020
Introducing: The Missionary
In 2009, a young American missionary named Renee Bach built a nonprofit to fight child malnutrition in Uganda. Ten years later, allegations surface that hundreds of children died at her facility. How could this happen? Hosted and reported by Rajiv Golla, Halima Gikandi and Malcolm Burnley.  Learn more about your ad-choices at
Apr 14, 2020