Who will say hello back?

I am starting a new campaign on twitter. It started as a bit of a joke when I tweeted a few celebrities to see which ones would respond. I simply said ‘Hello’ and created the hashtag – ♯whowillsayhelloback

So far, I’ve had replies from the following well known tweeters;

OK, I may have cheated in that I know Charlie Green, having gigged with him shortly after his appearance on BGT and kept in touch a little. I’ve also appeared on the TV show, ‘Level up’ which was hosted by Sam & Mark, though I’m not sure Sam remembers…

Now, I did a degree in ‘Youth & Community work and applied theology’ and I can confidently say that this is my qualified, professional way of developing ‘Community Cohesion’ (Ha!), bringing together the twitter community and trying to blur celebrity culture with the rest of us!

Ok, it’s actually just a bit of fun but I think a healthy bit of online community work is not to be ignored. 🙂

Twitter is fascinating in the way that it brings people together. Whilst in this day and age, the term ‘follow’ might imply an uncomfortable feeling of stalking, it does suggest that we should be in regular contact.

Whilst I might get a tad excited when a celebrity responds with a ‘Hello’ tweet, they are simply human beings. It’s so much more exciting to know that God acknowledges me as an individual.

Understand that God acknowledges you for who you are and he values you. He invites you to ‘follow him’ and gain life in all it’s fullness.

If you are interested in trying this out or starting this journey then please do contact me. I’d love to chat.

Please do join the twitter game – Simply tweet a friend saying ‘Hello’ and then include the hashtag ♯whowillsayhelloback. Tell your friends to do it too and let’s get it trending!  – Follow me @laughingwithtom 

If you have enjoyed reading this post – I’d be really grateful if you would help get this message further by sharing it on your Facebook / twitter profile. Cheers 
Do comment below too if you have any thoughts! 
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About laughingwithtom

Tom Elliott is a Christian Communicator who is passionate about introducing people to Jesus. Tom is also a credible and experienced Comedian, Magician, Speaker and writer, with a heart to use his gifts for the extension of Gods Kingdom. He has travelled extensively throughout the UK and abroad, whilst also being on the leadership team of his home church in Gloucestershire. Tom has been mentored by some of the UK’s most influential evangelists including J.John, Steve Legg, Mark Greenwood, Mark Ritchie, Matt Summerfield, Barry Woodward and more. Through his acclaimed show, Tom captures the attention of non believers through quality entertainment and as a result has been able to share his faith on TV, Radio, Online, in schools, churches & theatres reaching thousands of people with the Gospel. Tom has also taken his work to many large scale events and Festivals such as ‘New Wine’, ‘Detling,’ ‘Gorsley’, ‘Greenbelt’ and ‘Spring Harvest’ Tom is honoured to be an Ambassador for the international Christian charity ‘Compassion’ who work to change lives in over 26 countries that suffer extreme poverty. Toms desire is to see all people take hold of Jesus’ promise of life to the full. On stage and off stage, Tom’s passion for this fulfilment of life is contagious. Tom has been personally trained by expert entertainers and in 2013, Tom contributed to a book titled ‘Does God LOL’ alongside some of the biggest names in comedy, to raise money for national charity, ‘Mary’s Meals’. This book is now available in many good book stores. www.laughingwithtom.co.uk
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