7eventh Time Down Celebrates Top 5 Radio Single “Just Say Jesus”

BEC Recordings’ 7eventh Time Down continues to impact fans across the nation with their latest album’s title track “Just Say Jesus,” which released to radio in 2013.  The single has remained active at radio and climbed the charts to the Top 5 at AC Monitored. “Just Say Jesus” has also charted in the Top 5 on the National Christian Audience, AC Indicator and Hot AC/CHR charts. Click here to get the single at iTunes for just 69 cents.

This single was also the first music video from the band’s sophomore effort and can be seen below. The band also created a special video for “Just Say Jesus” to raise awareness to release Saeed Abedini, an American pastor, father and husband currently imprisoned in Iran because he shared his Christian faith.

’Just Say Jesus’ reminds us that the name of Jesus is just as life giving, just as redeeming, and brings just as much healing to the sick and lost today than it ever has,” shares frontman Mikey Howard. “I think that’s what makes the song so special. When people hear it I think they are reclaiming the power of Jesus over their lives and things change when people do that. We are grateful to play a small part in all of this. It’s been amazing to hear and read the stories that come to us everyday on how this song has impacted lives. We’re grateful and humbled for the way Christian radio has embraced this song and helped to take it to a place we could’ve never imagined.”

For 7eventh Time Down, every song is an opportunity for ministry and this single is a perfect example of that. This band has been flooded with emails and messages from those who have been impacted by the song. Here are a few messages the band has received:

“Since December 19th, my family and I are going through the most challenging, scary thing we have ever had to deal with…my faith has been tested. I have never felt so devastated and so alone. One day, I heard this song and I broke down in to tears and felt a whole new sense of hope and more importantly FAITH. Music cleanses the soul and this song was just the healing I needed! There have been several nights I have woken up crying and THIS song is in my head. I have no doubt that God is speaking to me LOUDLY through your music. So… THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!”

“I just wanted to tell you guys your song came on K-LOVE moments after I found out that my wife had miscarried for the 2nd time in a year. Thank you for reminding me that God is right there with me and all I need to do is say His name. Love you guys. Thank you!”

“I just wanted to say you guys are amazing! I’m 19 years old and recently found out I’m pregnant and yes it’s a sin and have really been struggling, but have been going to God and He has forgiven me, but your song makes me cry every time I listen to it. It is so powerful! So I want to thank you guys for your amazing songs. They have helped me out a lot!”

“Just heard ‘Just Say Jesus’ last night. Still going through a very difficult season of life. Most days that’s all I can do…call on Him. Thank you for recording this song. I’m sure I’m not the only one who needs to be reminded that all we have to do is speak His name and He is here for us.”

Fans will be able to catch 7eventh Time Down’s dynamic live show as they are currently on their first headlining “Just Say Jesus” tour that is being promoted solely by Christian radio stations. The band is also partnering with Food for the Hungry on this tour. Following their headlining tour, 7eventh Time Down will be touring with the Newsboys on both their upcoming spring and fall runs of their “We Believe” tours. See below for their upcoming dates for a city near you.

Tour Dates:

Feb 28          Inspiration Academy                         Bradenton, FL

Mar 01           Just Say Jesus Tour                         Jacksonville, FL
Mar 02           Just Say Jesus Tour                         Tampa, FL
Mar 03           Just Say Jesus Tour                         Saraland, AL
Mar 07           Just Say Jesus Tour                         Bowling Green, KY
Mar 09           Wells Fargo Arena                            Des Moines, IA
Mar 10           Just Say Jesus Tour                         Friendswood, TX
Mar 11           Just Say Jesus Tour                         New Braunfels, TX
Mar 13           First Church Of The Nazarene         Lubbock, TX
Mar 16           Just Say Jesus Tour                         Lewisville, TX
Mar 20           Just Say Jesus Tour                         Fort Smith, AR
Mar 21           Compassion Church                         Morristown, TN
Mar 22           Bell Central School Center               Pineville, KY
Apr 12           Newsboys We Believe Tour              Kosciusko, MS
Apr 17           Newsboys  We Believe Tour             Estero, FL
Apr 23           Newsboys We Believe Tour              Rochester, NY
Apr 24           Newsboys  We Believe Tour             Westbrook, ME
Apr 25           Newsboys  We Believe Tour             Charleston, ME
Apr 26           Newsboys  We Believe Tour             Glens Falls, NY
May 01          Newsboys We Believe Tour              Rhinelander, WI
May 02          Newsboys  We Believe Tour             Menasha, WI
May 4            Newsboys We Believe Tour              Lexington, NC
May 09          Newsboys  We Believe Tour             San Antonio, TX
May 10          Newsboys  We Believe Tour             Carthage, TX
Jun 07           Ichthus Festival                                 Lexington, KY
Jun 20            Bash On The Farm                          Forest City, IA
Jun 21            Light The Night Festival                   Lebanon, IN
Jun 28            Creation Festival                             Shirleysburg, PA
July 12           Vienna High School                         Vienna IL
Jul 17             Sonshine Festival                            Willmar, MN
Jul 18             Southern Hills UMC                         Sioux Falls, SD
Jul 19             Hills Alive Festival                            Rapid City, SD
Jul 25             Splashtown Waterpark                     Spring, TX
Aug 02           Creation Festival West                     Kennewick, WA
Aug 9             Gordon City Auditorium                    Gordon, NE
Aug 23           Cortez City Park                               Cortez, CO
Aug 31           Delgrasso’s Amusement Park          Tipton, PA

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The Kentucky-based foursome has already garnered an enthusiastic army after their 2011 debut, Alive in You, on BEC Recordings. 7eventh Time Down is composed of Mikey Howard (vocals), Ciff Williams (bass), Eric Van Zant (guitar) and Austin Miller (drums). The band has toured with a long list of impressive artists, including Newsboys, for King & Country, KJ-52, Manafest, Fireflight and Stellar Kart, among others, and was recently a featured artist on Air 1’s popular “Club Awesome Tour.” Logging nearly 100 shows a year, the band members are true road warriors, carrying full production for their live shows since their earliest days together, handling everything from sound and lighting to stage set-up themselves.