Starwire's Christianity.com Network Launches www.ThankYouBillyGraham.com to Honor Billy Graham
HAYWARD, Calif., July 26, 2001--Starwire Corporationä today announced the launch of the ThankYouBillyGraham.com Web site to honor Billy Grahams fifty years in serving God and humanity. Headed up by MPowered Ideas, a media company for the pop spiritual marketplace, the Thank You Billy Graham project features a song and video with the same name, written by Pat Boone, David Pack, and Billy Dean, and performed by top recording artists such as Kenny Rogers, Jeffrey Osborne, Michael McDonald, D.C. Talk, Take 6s Mark Kibble, Billy Dean, Pat Boone, David Pack, and with a special apprearance of CNNs Larry King narrating the third verse. Please visit http://www.thankyoubillygraham.com for additional artists involved in this incredible project.
On July 26, Pat Boone appeared on CNNs Larry King Live to discuss the power of prayer and to introduce the Web site to honor their dear friend, Billy Graham. Additionally, Pat Boone serves on the Advisory Board for Starwires Christianity.com Network, http://home.christianity.com, which has built the ThankYouBillyGraham.com Web site.
Through the ThankYouBillyGraham.com Web site, visitors can learn about the Reverend Billy Grahams life and career, share their views, and express their appreciation for his work. People all over the world are invited to log on and give their personal thanks to Reverend Graham and give suggestions for ways to continue his mission in the years to come.
"Billy Graham has been an inspiration in my life. It is my firm belief that no one can be President without a belief in God, without understanding the power of prayer, without faith. And Billy Graham helped me understand that," said George Bush.
House of Blues Records is releasing the CD single and video as the debut for its new record label. The Thank You Billy Graham project will also feature a spectacular concert and television special to air later in the year. All proceeds from this project will go to the Franklin Grahams Samaritans Purse and Mercy Corp charitable organizations. AOL Time Warner CEO Steve Case acts as liaison to Billy Graham on this project and is the Honorary Chairman of this event. For more information, please visit http://www.thankyoubillygraham.com.
About Starwire Corporationä
Starwireä (http://www.starwire.com) is a software service company that delivers Web content management tools to organizations over the Internet. Starwire has two core products: Starwire Interlinkä, which enables users to create, maintain, syndicate, and exchange content across sites within Web-based networks, and OnlineGivingä, which enables organizations to take donations via their Web site. The Christianity.com Networkä (http://home.christianity.com), powered and managed by Starwire, features a suite of site management services and is a prime example of Starwire Interlinks capabilities. Christianity.com Network partners include organizations such as the Salvation Army, Christian Broadcasting Network, and Prison Fellowship Ministries.
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