Episode 1.4 The Kerosene Stove

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I have come into con­fi­dence. I want to live beau­ti­ful­ly and want to live with faith.”

A high schooler’s poor report card turns detrimental. A little girl’s afternoon tea ends in tragedy. Years later, the stories of Vennila Mani and Dr. Prema Dhanraj intersect at Agni Raksha Hospital in Bangalore, India. This is the story of how one prayer changed a life, and then hundreds afterward. Featuring Dr. Brian Fikkert, co-author of When Helping Hurts, who adds a theological perspective on beauty and human flourishing.

People Interviewed

Vennila Mani

Chitra Dhananjay

Dr. Prema Dhanraj

Dr. Brian Fikkert


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“Rhythm Roulette” by Reaktor Productions

“Highly Strung” by Jack Pierce

“The Portal” by Origami Pigeon

“Travel Stories” by Immersive Music

“Santa Ana” by Big Score Audio

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