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You donated $310 to Messiah’s musicians in June

In June, we received the following donations to Messiah’s Music Fund :

$120 – one-time donation

$140 – recurring monthly donations through Patreon

$50 – my own contribution

Total: $310

That leaves us with $310 to distribute this month to Messiah’s musicians on Chavah. 😎 It’s not much, but “do not despise these small beginnings, for the LORD rejoices to see the work begin.” (Zech 4)

Want to increase that amount? Donate to Messiah’s Music Fund .

How do we distribute donations? Simple formula: 

total donations * artist plays / total plays

For example, if there were 1000 songs played on Chavah in June, and 200 of those songs were from Lamb, then we’d have $300 * 200 / 1000 = $60. This formula means that the songs that get played more, get paid more . 😊

(Want an artist to get paid more? Up vote their songs; higher ranked songs are played more often.)

We only introduced Messiah’s Music Fund last week, and we didn’t start tracking artist plays until then. So, we only have a partial view (1 week’s worth) of total plays . That’s acceptable for this month; next month we should see a bigger picture. Here are the total play counts for the last week of June:

Artist Plays % total plays Dispersement Paul Wilbur 2102 6.87% $21.30 Various Artists 1510 4.94% $15.30 Sons of Korah 1490 4.87% $15.10 Lamb 1136 3.71% $11.51 Marty Goetz 1046 3.42% $10.60 Micha’el Eliyahu BenDavid 931 3.04% $9.44 Ted Pearce 895 2.93% $9.07 Barry & Batya Segal 875 2.86% $8.87 Steve McConnell 767 2.51% $7.77 Joshua Aaron 687 2.25% $6.96 Zemer Levav 581 1.90% $5.89 Jonathan Settel 563 1.84% $5.71 Avner & Rachel Boskey 546 1.79% $5.53 Troy Mitchell 422 1.38% $4.28 Israel’s Hope 409 1.34% $4.15 Karen Davis 387 1.27% $3.92 Joel Chernoff 378 1.24% $3.83 Jimmie Black 343 1.12% $3.48 Aviad Cohen 341 1.11% $3.46 Lenny & Varda Harris 336 1.10% $3.41 Sarah Liberman 306 1.00% $3.10 Mishkanim 305 1.00% $3.09 Lev Shelo 294 0.96% $2.98 Steve Rees 294 0.96% $2.98 Baruch HaShem Worship Team 291 0.95% $2.95 Midor Ledor 287 0.94% $2.91 Baht Rivka Whitten 252 0.82% $2.55 Children’s Songs from God’s Word (With Irit Iffert & Yael Kalisher) 252 0.82% $2.55 James Block 251 0.82% $2.54 Miqedem 236 0.77% $2.39 Roman and Alaina 235 0.77% $2.38 Helen Shapiro 232 0.76% $2.35 Maranatha Singers 218 0.71% $2.21 Jamie Hilsden & Lior Sperandeo 215 0.70% $2.18 Meha Shamayim 196 0.64% $1.99 Liberated Wailing Wall 195 0.64% $1.98 Keren Silver 190 0.62% $1.93 Carlos Perdomo 185 0.60% $1.87 Deborah Kline-Iantorno 185 0.60% $1.87 Philip Stanley Klein 176 0.58% $1.78 Maurice Sklar 171 0.56% $1.73 New Wine 170 0.56% $1.72 Steve Bell 165 0.54% $1.67 Inna Pikman 163 0.53% $1.65 Kol Simcha 156 0.51% $1.58 Carolyn Hyde 151 0.49% $1.53 The Lumbrosos 147 0.48% $1.49 Ronen Shalom 147 0.48% $1.49 Dan & Melissa David 145 0.47% $1.47 Sharon Wilbur 141 0.46% $1.43 Marty Goetz & Misha 137 0.45% $1.39 The Star of David Singers 136 0.44% $1.38 Teshuva 135 0.44% $1.37 Bruce & Lynne Patterson 135 0.44% $1.37 Hebron 134 0.44% $1.36 Melody Joy 131 0.43% $1.33 Natasha Kraus-Reynolds 128 0.42% $1.30 Dov Zeira 127 0.42% $1.29 Benjamin Malgo 125 0.41% $1.27 Ian Michaels 124 0.41% $1.26 Michael Nissim 122 0.40% $1.24 Tents of Mercy 121 0.40% $1.23 Mason Clover 113 0.37% $1.15 Moshav 113 0.37% $1.15 Hein Zentgraf 111 0.36% $1.12 Ted Pearce & Friends 111 0.36% $1.12 Mijael Hayom 110 0.36% $1.11 Misha Goetz 108 0.35% $1.09 Roeh Israel Worship Team 108 0.35% $1.09 Lily Rice 105 0.34% $1.06 David L. Martin 105 0.34% $1.06 Adalya 105 0.34% $1.06 Martin Sarvis 99 0.32% $1.00 Shilo Ben Hod 98 0.32% $0.99 Congregation Shemen Sasson 95 0.31% $0.96 Teresa Thomas 94 0.31% $0.95 Andrew Hodkinson 94 0.31% $0.95 Hannah Jay 94 0.31% $0.95 Paul Heyman 92 0.30% $0.93 Phil Plotnek 91 0.30% $0.92 Sally Klein O’Connor 90 0.29% $0.91 Les Morrison 87 0.28% $0.88 Chuck King 86 0.28% $0.87 Savae 84 0.27% $0.85 Shelley R. Coldren 82 0.27% $0.83 Lynne McDowell 80 0.26% $0.81 Greg Silverman 76 0.25% $0.77 Leonardo Díaz 75 0.25% $0.76 Ash Soular 72 0.24% $0.73 David Abramsky 72 0.24% $0.73 Yamma Ensemble 72 0.24% $0.73 Kathy Shooster 70 0.23% $0.71 Sue Samuel 70 0.23% $0.71 Birgitta Veksler 69 0.23% $0.70 Bruce Cohen 68 0.22% $0.69 Kehilat Ha Ma’ayan Congregation 68 0.22% $0.69 Maurice Sklar & Hugh Sung 67 0.22% $0.68 Barry & Batya Segal with the Jerusalem Singers 66 0.22% $0.67 Ben Tzion and Tali Waller 65 0.21% $0.66 Leslie Ann 65 0.21% $0.66 Sha’arei Hashamayim 65 0.21% $0.66 Christopher Mann 64 0.21% $0.65 Elisheva Shomron 63 0.21% $0.64 The Olive Green 63 0.21% $0.64 Marc Chopinsky 61 0.20% $0.62 Shai Sol 58 0.19% $0.59 Nell Zier 57 0.19% $0.58 Deanne Glenn 56 0.18% $0.57 Joshua Rosen 53 0.17% $0.54 Renalee 52 0.17% $0.53 The Hebraism Music Project 52 0.17% $0.53 Magen David 52 0.17% $0.53 Nate Benjamin 52 0.17% $0.53 Ephraim Ben Yoseph 51 0.17% $0.52 Yariv Goldman 51 0.17% $0.52 Shlomo & Neshama Carlebach 49 0.16% $0.50 Israeli and Arabic Artists 49 0.16% $0.50 Gary Kaplan 48 0.16% $0.49 LaDonna Taylor 48 0.16% $0.49 Daniel Kopp & Sarah Liberman 45 0.15% $0.46 Kelly Ferrari 45 0.15% $0.46 Cari Eyres 45 0.15% $0.46 Kendra Martin 45 0.15% $0.46 Shel Zahav 44 0.14% $0.45 Ross 43 0.14% $0.44 Yaron Cherniak 43 0.14% $0.44 Chad and Joy 42 0.14% $0.43 Melanee McClure 41 0.13% $0.42 Yerubilee 41 0.13% $0.42 Shawna Rae 39 0.13% $0.40 Margaret Becker 39 0.13% $0.40 The Trees Will Know 37 0.12% $0.37 Christene Jackman 37 0.12% $0.37 Tapestry of Praise 37 0.12% $0.37 Oxana Eliahu 36 0.12% $0.36 Jarmula Band 36 0.12% $0.36 Hector David 35 0.11% $0.35 Grupo Jerusalem 34 0.11% $0.34 Messianic Praise 33 0.11% $0.33 Barak 33 0.11% $0.33 Ian Michaels & Nava Michaels 32 0.10% $0.32 Matthew Hall 32 0.10% $0.32 Nathan Hayward 31 0.10% $0.31 Eli & Rachel Haitov 31 0.10% $0.31 Ted Pearce & Cultural Xchange 31 0.10% $0.31 Rebecca Weiler 31 0.10% $0.31 Ana Gloria Copening 31 0.10% $0.31 Unknown Artist 31 0.10% $0.31 Alicia Smith 31 0.10% $0.31 Zola Levitt with Marty Goetz 30 0.10% $0.30 Evan Levine 30 0.10% $0.30 Jonathan Kegans 29 0.09% $0.29 Elana Watson 28 0.09% $0.28 David Loden 27 0.09% $0.27 Keren & David Seguin 26 0.09% $0.26 David Rives 26 0.09% $0.26 Jeanne Gere 26 0.09% $0.26 Jonathan & Cindy Bernd 25 0.08% $0.25 Kirk Dearman 25 0.08% $0.25 Ben & Vera Karlsson 25 0.08% $0.25 Rachel Washington 23 0.08% $0.23 Sons of Avi 23 0.08% $0.23 Shmulik Nissim 23 0.08% $0.23 Double Portion Worship Team 23 0.08% $0.23 Lee Rothman 23 0.08% $0.23 Natalie Isaacs 23 0.08% $0.23 Jaymie Bellet 22 0.07% $0.22 Ashira אשירה 22 0.07% $0.22 Beverly Braumuller-hawver 22 0.07% $0.22 Matthew Hoffmann 22 0.07% $0.22 Diane Stough 21 0.07% $0.21 Leorah 21 0.07% $0.21 Estep 21 0.07% $0.21 The Effi Netzer Singers 20 0.07% $0.20 Jonathan Lane 20 0.07% $0.20 Alexander Roytman 20 0.07% $0.20 Robin Mark 20 0.07% $0.20 Kevin Knott 19 0.06% $0.19 B’nai Shalom Praise Team 19 0.06% $0.19 Jaci Redlin 18 0.06% $0.18 Josh Hegg 18 0.06% $0.18 Joshua Waller 17 0.06% $0.17 Sheli Myers 17 0.06% $0.17 Alyssa Kennedy 16 0.05% $0.16 Tina Bolinger 16 0.05% $0.16 Katie Giguere 16 0.05% $0.16 A B Singers 16 0.05% $0.16 Voices Of Israel 16 0.05% $0.16 Sarah Benedick 15 0.05% $0.15 Curt Oxford 15 0.05% $0.15 Bobby Van Jaarsveld 15 0.05% $0.15 Jerry Marcellino 14 0.05% $0.14 Will Spires 13 0.04% $0.13 Daniel Carmel 13 0.04% $0.13 Baruch Boaz 13 0.04% $0.13 Sasha Roytman 12 0.04% $0.12 Ann Hilsden 12 0.04% $0.12 Devora Clark 12 0.04% $0.12 Andrew Gabriel Roth 11 0.04% $0.11 Judah & Jennifer Morrison 11 0.04% $0.11 Wane V. Daroux 11 0.04% $0.11 Amanda Sicher 10 0.03% $0.10 Jubilare Singers 10 0.03% $0.10 Avion Blackman 10 0.03% $0.10 Kathleen Susnjar 10 0.03% $0.10 Jessica H. Kaye 10 0.03% $0.10 Kamal Sampara 10 0.03% $0.10 Heartsville 10 0.03% $0.10 Parable 10 0.03% $0.10 Blue Mosaic 10 0.03% $0.10 Praises For Yahweh 10 0.03% $0.10 Asharyahuw 10 0.03% $0.10 Nomi Pritz & Roy Kendall 9 0.03% $0.09 Chesed 9 0.03% $0.09 Downpour 9 0.03% $0.09 Giselle 9 0.03% $0.09 Karen-Or Karni Hirsch 9 0.03% $0.09 Brian Doerksen 9 0.03% $0.09 Beit Immanuel Congregation 9 0.03% $0.09 Colin Bennie 9 0.03% $0.09 Eitan Masuri 9 0.03% $0.09 Rachel Boskey 8 0.03% $0.08 Citizen Israel 8 0.03% $0.08 CC Jones 8 0.03% $0.08 Lahet Kherev 8 0.03% $0.08 Chaim Warchawsky 8 0.03% $0.08 Hesh the Messianic 8 0.03% $0.08 Navi 7 0.02% $0.07 Esther ‘Eti’ Horesh 7 0.02% $0.07 Richelle Sowers 7 0.02% $0.07 Celeste Mills and Chaim Warshawsky 7 0.02% $0.07 Regina Zaki 7 0.02% $0.07 David Edwards 7 0.02% $0.07 Jordan Thomas 7 0.02% $0.07 Josephine Krauss & Kamal Sampara 7 0.02% $0.07 Bought with a Price 7 0.02% $0.07 Naftali Imber 6 0.02% $0.06 Misha Goetz & Sharon Wilbur 6 0.02% $0.06 Hagevatron 6 0.02% $0.06 Sara Herndon and Jonathan Sacks 6 0.02% $0.06 Celia Whitler 5 0.02% $0.05 Ami Shavit 5 0.02% $0.05 Kelly Willard 5 0.02% $0.05 Kibbutz Ha’Ma’apil Trio 5 0.02% $0.05 Craig Taubman 5 0.02% $0.05 James J. Novak & Keryn Moriyah 5 0.02% $0.05 Justin Black 5 0.02% $0.05 Ric Blair 5 0.02% $0.05 Vesna Beuhler 5 0.02% $0.05 Edlin Somorin 5 0.02% $0.05 Zamru Lo Singers 5 0.02% $0.05 Chaya Shalom 5 0.02% $0.05 Benjamin Hersh 5 0.02% $0.05 Loree Brownfield 5 0.02% $0.05 Hillel Ben Yochanan 4 0.01% $0.04 Zac Waller 4 0.01% $0.04 Trevor Dandy 4 0.01% $0.04 Tony Angelo 4 0.01% $0.04 Renewal 3 0.01% $0.03 Jeanne Gere, Kevin Stokes, Katie Giguere 3 0.01% $0.03 Carol Cantrell 3 0.01% $0.03 Roy Kendall 2 0.01% $0.02 Jordan Marcellino 2 0.01% $0.02 Hananya Naftali 2 0.01% $0.02 Lawrence Strauss 1 0.00% $0.01 Netzer 1 0.00% $0.01 Joy Griffiths 1 0.00% $0.01 Effi Netzer Band 1 0.00% $0.01

You’ll notice we have some small problems with our data. “Various Artists” is played a lot — mostly because of albums like Praise to Our God which features multiple artists — and we need to fix that. We’ll aim to have better tracking on that next month.

One other data note: it’s…tedious (and not that useful?) to donate tiny amounts to artists whose music didn’t play much. An artist receiving $0.40 isn’t going to be thrilled with that donation. 😉 To account for that, we’ll donate to the artist once their dispersement reaches $5. If an artist earned less than $5, we’ll roll that amount into the next month. For example, if an artist made $2 in June, and $4 in July, the artist won’t receive any money in June but will receive $6 in July.

Friends, I’m stoked you’re supporting Messiah’s musicians on a monthly basis. This is a real tangible good work for the Lord! Thank you! While a few bucks a month isn’t much, I hope we can grow this small beginning into something impactful to the artists on Chavah. 

If you haven’t already, please grow Messiah’s Music Fund by donating here .

Thanks friends! 

New music: Troy Mitchell – Awake

Shalom fine Chavah listeners, and an early shabbat shalom to you all. We’re rolling out beautiful new Messianic music on the station:

Troy Mitchell – Awake

Troy is a dear friend whom I’ve had the pleasure of worshiping with in-person many times. In fact, Troy is a leader at Beth Immanuel, a Messianic congregation that I attended as a teenager. 😎 He’s extraordinarily talented as a cantor, guitarist, pianist, singer and songwriter. And if there is such a thing as a true mentsch, Troy is one; one of the kindest people you’ll meet.

Awake is Troy’s latest work of beauty, having previously created Light of the World , Yoke of the King , and worked with another group called Arba Minim . Additionally, Troy has produced liturgical works like Se’udat Mashiach .  The title of the album comes from Isaiah 52: “Awake, awake, put on your strength, O Zion; put on your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem.”  

Throughout this album, Troy calls the world to awaken from slumber and hail the coming redemption. He takes listeners on a spiritual journey singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs inspired from the psalms of David, the biblical prophets, the New Testament, and synagogue liturgy. This soulful wake-up call features English lyrics ornamented with Hebrew and layered with Mitchell’s uniquely crafted original melodies. Shake the slumber from your sleeping soul. 

Enjoy this beautiful new addition to Chavah Messianic Radio, friends. If this music ministers to you, consider purchasing the album here . And remember, you can support Messiah’s musicians, like Troy, by donating to Messiah’s Music Fund . Thanks for supporting Messiah’s musicians, friends.

Shabbat shalom, friends.

Announcing Messiah’s Musicians Fund (We Need Your Help!)

Just a few of Messiah’s musicians on Chavah Messianic Radio

Shalom fine Chavah listeners,

We’re launching a new feature on Chavah: Messiah’s Musician Fund, where each month we will donate money to the Messianic artists on Chavah. That money will come from myself (Judah)…and from you, I hope! 😊 Friends, will you donate to Messiah’s Musicians Fund ?

Chavah has always been 100% free, purely a labor of love. I’m glad to amplify Messiah’s musicians to a broader audience. I consider it a service to the Lord. And I hope it’s a service to you, friends. I hope Chavah has blessed you and your household with the holy music of King Messiah.

But, I want to do more: I want to financially help to the artists on Chavah . It’s one thing to amplify Messiah’s music to this generation. It’s another to support the artists who have graciously and freely given their music to bless you without charge. What a joyful blessing it will be to Messiah’s musicians to receive support from the flock each month!

So, friends, can you spare $10 to support Messiah’s musicians? Is Messiah’s music a cause worthy of your support? If your answer is yes, please join me and donate to Messiah’s Musicians Fund . Together, we will bless God’s holy musicians in a tangible way.

Thank you for considering, fine Chavah fans. ♥

The Middle Wall of Division

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New music: Paul Wilbur – Roar from Zion

New Messianic music on the station, friends, in what is bound to be a new Messianic classic:

Paul Wilbur – Roar from Zion

Paul needs no introduction; he is perhaps the most popular Messianic artist in the world, his music loved and enjoyed by millions of God’s holy people in Israel and the nations.

This new album, Roar from Zion, is recorded live in Jerusalem and contains new worship songs from Wilbur as well as fresh takes on old classic Messianic tunes. We’re pleased to be playing his new album on Chavah, which now marks the 11th album of his on Chavah. Give it a listen, friends!

You can support Messiah’s musicians by purchasing Roar from Zion at Wilbur Minstries .

Enjoy the fresh new music for King Messiah!