Recently it became an easy thing to find out the first tweet of twitter accounts. I have gathered some of those and found some interesting tidbits. These are arranged by the following categories: Eager Declarations, Leery Beginnings, Straight to Business, Paul Tripp Quotes and the Mundane.
Yes, an entire category of Paul Tripp quotes. One is a retweet of Tripp by Keith Baker (@pastorkeith73) which simply shows up as from Tripp. Sadly my first tweet falls in the mundane category (with the good company of Mike Cosper). Cosper gets the award for jumping right in with a food tweet. Mine, however, was about horse racing (:.
Cue “Eye of the Tiger” music. 9Marks has entered the Twitter ring.
— 9Marks (@9MarksOnline) May 22, 2009
Pretty cool the @SBTS was available for a username. There are a lot of ways this account could be used. Glad we grabbed it early!
— Southern Seminary (@SBTS) July 31, 2008
Inspired by Lig Duncan, John Piper, and Derek Thomas. Following & Tweeting for my own edification & for the edification of the church.
— Burk Parsons (@BurkParsons) June 8, 2009
Buz McNutt is now on Twitter!
— Buz McNutt (@mcnuttb) July 13, 2010
Would you like to receive daily scriptures related to the sermon series? If so, follow us and we will eventually make that happen!
— Sojourn Church (@Sojourn) December 9, 2007
My son is making me do this.
— Timothy Keller (@timkellernyc) March 25, 2013
2 tweet or not 2 tweet? I fear the narcissistic possibility, but can’t pass up any tool to encourage you! Jumping in! .
— Rick Warren (@RickWarren) July 13, 2009
What hath God wrought?
— Kevin DeYoung (@RevKevDeYoung) May 7, 2012
is trying to figure out how in the world to Twitter, and whether that’s a verb at all.
— Russell Moore (@drmoore) October 3, 2008
Just entered the twitterverse. Seems like a very bad idea. Will let you know in a couple of weeks.
— Thabiti Anyabwile (@ThabitiAnyabwil) August 13, 2012
With much trepidation, I am starting to Twitter. — Ed Stetzer (@edstetzer) June 6, 2008
I wonder if it’s an indication of things to come. I begin twittering, Ed Stetzer announces it, and I lose a crown while eating. — Thom Rainer (@ThomRainer) August 20, 2008
Straight to Business
Starting this twitter thing! The band are getting ready to travel to Dallas this weekend for events.
— Keith&Kristyn Getty (@gettymusic) September 25, 2009
— danielsojourn (@danielsojourn) October 31, 2008
Working on a research project and am in need of finishing a couple of sessions for a presentation by the weekend. — Todd Littleton (@LittletonTodd) January 11, 2008
Working at the computer, listening to a Sovereign Grace album, being grateful for the gift God gave to His church in Bob Kauflin. — Donald S. Whitney (@DonWhitney) March 19, 2009
IMB President Rankin to tell trustees status of paradigm shift in organization and strategy
— IMB (@IMB_SBC) September 16, 2009
Paul Tripp Quotes
Many of us respond to grace like the child who plays with the box not the gift, we settle for information when transformation is promised.
— Paul David Tripp (@PaulTripp) July 10, 2010
A great gospel-reminder from Paul Tripp: “God’s grace purposes to expose and free you from your bondage to you.”
— Tullian Tchividjian (@PastorTullian) February 24, 2010
Ate a roast beef sandwich at the brown bag on election day. How American is that.
— Mike Cosper (@MikeCosper) November 4, 2008
Just watched the Santa Anita Derby. Almost Kentucky Derby time.
— Frank Gantz (@fgantz) April 4, 2009