Once a member of a rock band, Archimandrite Themi now serves people in need in Sierra Leone as an Orthodox Christian Priest-Monk. The mission’s efforts include the building of a village for a 100 people with disabilities who previously were hounded by the authorities for begging, and also the provision of arms and legs to the amputee children.
Share the Faith: The Atheist Rocker who is an Orthodox Priest and a Missionary in Africa now: http://www.sharethefaith.net/2010/07/17/the-atheist-rocker-who-is-an-orthodox-priest-and-a-missionary-in-africa-now/ see also http://www.ipernity.com/blog/evangrek63/258903
To the Ends of the Earth: Fr. Themi: Atheist Rocker to Orthodox Missionary (includes a 9 minute video interview with Rev. Themi): http://orthodoxmissions.wordpress.com/2010/03/13/fr-themi-atheist-rocker-to-orthodox-missionary/
To the Ends of the Earth- a post by Fr. Themi which includes a section entitled The Holy Orthodox Diocese of Sierra Leone and the Disabled: http://orthodoxmissions.wordpress.com/2011/06/07/new-blog-by-fr-themi-sierra-leone/
To the Ends of the Earth: a 19 minute video in which Fr. Themi talks about Faith, Works, and Being Born Again: http://orthodoxmissions.wordpress.com/2011/10/04/fr-themi-on-faith-and-works/
Rev. Themi’s blog (including Mission Projects- a must see): http://pk4a.com/blog/