Happy Birthday, Billy Graham
Billy Graham has touched millions in over seventy years of preaching the Good News about Jesus Christ. One of the most admired men in the world, Mr. Graham will be 97 years old on November 7th.
You can help Billy Graham celebrate this milestone birthday in two ways. First, use the sample tweets and images for your own social media connections (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.). Second, use the tools to enlist others in your church or circle of influence to join in and wish Billy Graham a Happy Birthday.
- Send your own tweets and Facebook posts. Use the sample tweets below and modify them to make them your own. Also add an image with your post. Studies show that posts with an image will have a greater response and visibility. I’ve included four different images of Mr. Graham below. Also use a free tool like Hootsuite to schedule your tweets using the hashtag so it will “trend” on twitter and other social media sites.
- Pass the resources below to others. Use the announcement in your church bulletin to get others. Include the announcement in your newsletter or use twitter to send others to this page of resources.
Your efforts can help many people wish Mr. Graham a Happy 97th Birthday and to mark this special milestone.
Here’s some sample tweets:
I’m celebrating @BillyGraham’s 97th Birthday #HappyBirthdayBillyGraham
Congratulations @BillyGraham on Your 97th Birthday #HappyBirthdayBillyGraham
#HappyBirthdayBillyGraham Thank you for a life committed to serving others. Congratulations on your 97th birthday
Your 97 years have changed many lives. Thank you, @BillyGraham #HappyBirthdayBillyGraham
Use Images With your Social Media posts
Images with your social media will have greater appeal so save these images on your desktop (right click and use the "save as" feature), then add them to your post. Here are the four images:
W. Terry Whalin is the author of Billy Graham, A Biography of America’s Greatest Evangelist. Over 20 years ago, Terry worked for Mr. Graham as Associate Editor of Decision magazine.
Questions or Feedback?: You can reach Terry at: firstname.lastname@example.org or follow Terry on twitter at: http://twitter.com/terrywhalin If you are new to twitter and want to learn more information, get Terry’s free handout at: http://terrylinks.com/goviral