Many Thanks for your Support

As the ministry of Glory to God for All Things continues to grow, I give thanks to readers who read, comment, and share with others what they find useful. Tonight or tomorrow we will have logged 800,000 visits to the site, a very gratifying number. I recently added a “flag count” to the blog, which has noted that since about July 10 we have had visits from over 80 countries. A number of them are nations which we normally count among the nations of Islam. I have information of inreach into some countries that are normally thought of as inacessible as well. Please pray for this ministry and its related ministry, Glory to God podcast on Ancient Faith Radio. We have had about 4,000 downloads or more per month with that ministry. It is a quiet ministry that God is using for much good in the lives of inquiring people. May God bless all of our readers and may we pray for all as though for ourselves!

About Fr. Stephen Freeman

Fr. Stephen is a priest of the Orthodox Church in America, Pastor Emeritus of St. Anne Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He is also author of Everywhere Present and the Glory to God podcast series.


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16 responses to “Many Thanks for your Support”

  1. Academic Avatar

    Wow those numbers are encouraging! I love how the Internet is used to guide people into the Church. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Justin Farr Avatar

    Wow! Such staggering numbers! Glory to God!

  3. Lucias Avatar

    Great numbers come with great content on a consistent basis. God is using you in a great way.

    Protestant Christian under the US flag.

  4. Anastasia Theodoridis Avatar

    Glory to God for your blog!

  5. Alice C. Linsley Avatar

    God is good and His mercy endures forever.

    May this blog continue to touch many hearts and minds for Christ.

  6. Michael Avatar
    Michael

    Your site has been a great blessing to me. Pray for me.

  7. Fr. James Early Avatar

    Oh, no, no, no…thank YOU for doing this blog your podcast!

  8. Fr. James Early Avatar

    Hey, I just had a thought…maybe you could complile your blog entries into a daily devotional book, along the lines of “Daily Vitamins for Spiritual Growth” by Fr. Coniaris. What thinkest thou?

  9. fatherstephen Avatar

    Fr. James,

    Christ is in our midst! I in the very, very early stages of conversation about some kind of book based on a selection of blog material. I’m thinking mostly about Christianity in One Storey Universe and Other Essays. If that’s not boring a title. We’ll see. God will have to show me how to make time.

  10. Joshua Avatar

    Father,
    thank you for all your thoughts and reflections – they have been a real blessing.

  11. Seraphim Avatar
    Seraphim

    Fr. Stephen,
    As always I appreciate your blog and your podcast. I am curious. How are things going at St. Anne’s? Maybe one of these days I’ll have to make the trip over to visit your church. God bless!

  12. moretben Avatar

    “Acquire a peaceful spirit, and thousands around you will be saved.”

    Glory to God for your ministry, dear Father.

  13. cbrunette Avatar
    cbrunette

    I have been a reader of your blog for about 18 months. When I began reading, I had little to no hope that my husband would be interested in Orthodoxy. In the last two months, however, God has used AFR to help draw out many concerns he had and answered them. My husband finally said last Saturday night, “I’ve heard enough about Orthodoxy, I want to SEE it!” So we found the nearest parish (western rite Antiochian) and attended Divine Liturgy for the first time together. We had an excellent reception and will most likely go again this Sunday. Glory to God!

    ~Anna

  14. Manu Avatar

    Dear Father Stephen, I found this blog “by accident” a while ago (I do not actually believe in accidents) and like to stop by from time to time since then. Thank you for the “food” you provide through your posts.

    God bless you and your family and your ministry.

  15. Alexander/Sasha Avatar

    My “prayers” are with you, father.

  16. молитва Avatar

    Father bless,

    I would just like to point to the fact that there are many readers that read your blog via feed readers (including me, via Google Reader) and very rarely visit the blog directly. So, this being said, I dare to say that I think you’ve reached the number of million readers long time ago.

    In Christ,
    M.

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