Seventy Times Seven
Seventy Times Seven reaches out to the world with contemporary Christian music that witnesses to the glory of God. The band performs a repertoire that includes over 60 original CCM songs and more than 500 of the most popular Christian songs ever written, ranging from classic hymns to modern praise and worship choruses and CCM hits. Worship leader, keyboardist and songwriter B.J. Collins is backed by a group of gifted musicians, including his son, Bo Collins, on bass guitar and vocals, Shawn Opfer on guitar, and Al Mosovsky on drums. 70x7's live concert performances are powered by the Word of God in scriptures adapted to contemporary music. 70x7 partners with church ministries throughout the region in both the concert and worship settings.
Seventy Times Seven was founded by B.J. Collins in 1996, and began publishing RealAudio and MP3 recordings on the 70x7.com website in 1997. The band's songs have been heard by listeners from all over the world, and there have already been over three million downloads and streams of the band's music from online music websites. The songs of 70x7 have risen to the top of the Christian charts on several indie music websites, and the band enjoyed several weeks as the #1 Christian rock artist on the ReverbNation chart shortly after the release of the Born Again and Again… album.
Over the years, 70x7 has served a variety of audiences, including an opening night worship concert at the 2000 Creation Festival... 70x7 has partnered in ministry with many churches and faith-based organizations of all denominations.
70x7 founder B.J. Collins is the director of contemporary worship at Mount Lebanon United Methodist Church, and he also serves as music minister at Jefferson United Methodist Church in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania. 70x7 co-writer and bassist/vocalist Bo Collins is the worship leader at Homestead Park United Methodist Church in Munhall, Pennsylvania and also leads worship at Hamilton Presbyterian Church in Bethel Park on Thursday evenings.