Seeing God in the Poor

Seeing God in the Poor

Seeing God in the Poor – A Story from Africa by Themi Adamopoulo Watch and listen as Fr. Themi Adamopoulo discusses the scandal occurring in Africa and the world. The greatest scandal that we are currently facing is hunger. Hunger kills 20,000 people a day in Africa. Jesus says “for...

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Interview With Father Themi Adamopoulo on Orthodox Missionary Work in Africa

Interview With Father Themi Adamopoulo on Orthodox Missionary Work in Africa

Over fifty years ago, a band from Melbourne, Australia called “The Flies,” won a competition for the band who sounded “the most like ‘The Beatles.’”  The bassist of this band was a young Greek Australian, then named Themi Adams.  Today, Themi Adams is better known as Father Themi Adamopoulo, a...

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October Is Support a Mission Priest Month

October Is Support a Mission Priest Month

And it came to pass at that time, while Eli was lying down in his place, and when his eyes had begun to grow so dim that he could not see, and before the lamp of God went out in the tabernacle of the Lord where the ark of God was,...

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Treasuring Simplicity

Treasuring Simplicity

Orthodox Christians treasure simplicity. We venerate St Anthony the Great, and the countless monastics who followed him into the desert, forsaking the distractions of a sophisticated lifestyle for a place where they had nothing to worry about except following Christ and fighting the devil. We venerate the holy martyrs, who...

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The Life of a Missionary

The Life of a Missionary

By Sofia Katsareli, News 24-7, Greece English Translation by Peter Souleles Edited by Wid Bastian Reprinted with permission. The life of Father Themi Adamopoulos contains the lives of many people. In his youth he was a rock star who performed on the same stage as the Rolling Stones and the...

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Living with EBOLA

Living with EBOLA

Paradise4Kids, the organization supporting Fr. Themi in his fight against EBOLA, just published a telephone interview with volunteer Eleni McDermott. Originally from Brisbane, Australia, Eleni is currently helping Fr. Themi in Sierra Leone. Click here to listen to the interview. The EBOLA crisis in Sierra Leone continues to worsen, despite efforts...

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Orthodox Christians Making a Difference

Orthodox Christians Making a Difference

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Today, we’ll be bringing you three stories of Orthodox people and organizations who are making a difference in the world today, even amongst deadly disease, poverty, and war....

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Rock star turned Orthodox priest shaken by Ebola crisis

Rock star turned Orthodox priest shaken by Ebola crisis

Themi Adams Makes World Appeal as his West African Nation, Sierra Leone, Is Declared a ‘Public Health Emergency’ By Dan Wooding and John Tsambazis Special to ASSIST News Service FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE (ANS) — The deadly Ebola virus has made its presence felt near the Holy Orthodox Mission in Freetown,...

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Orthodox Priest, Formerly an Australian Rock Star, Battles Ebola in West Africa

Orthodox Priest, Formerly an Australian Rock Star, Battles Ebola in West Africa

By Dan Wooding Founder of ASSIST Ministries Freewtown, Sierra Leone (ANS) — A former Australian rock-star atheist, who found Christ and became a fearless missionary to war-torn Sierra Leone, West Africa, is now preparing for what could be the great challenge of his life. Themi pictured in 1964 as a...

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New School Removes Barrier To Learning For Uganda’s Children

New School Removes Barrier To Learning For Uganda’s Children

CAPTION: One teacher provides instruction for 500 elementary students in this one-room, red-brick village school near the shores of Lake Victoria in Butembe, Uganda. There are no desks or books, only a solitary chalkboard at one end of the room used by the teacher to instruct them. IOCC is working...

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