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ApologetiX in Texas, Ohio, Best Buy,, Salem Network
Tue., Feb. 20. 2001 2:11am EST


J. Jackson, lead singer for ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band) here.

We've been making some changes to our mailing system lately, so I haven't sent an update for a while. Here are some key news items I'd like to share with you:

1. We're playing in the Columbus, OH, area this Saturday

2. 118 radio stations on the Salem Music Network will be playing ApologetiX every hour this weekend

3. We're doing a mini-tour of Texas (Austin, Abilene, Houston) March 9-11

4. We're now stocked by a fourth major distributor, Central South

5. We're now stocked by

6. Our drummer search is going very well!

7. We'll be featured in an upcoming issue of Focus on the Family's "Plugged-In" Magazine



We're playing near Columbus, OH, this weekend. We'd love to see our friends and family (Yeah, I have relatives in the area -- you know who you are) there! Here's the info:

Sat., Feb. 24, 2001, 7 p.m.
(Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
CrossRoads CafÈ
The Old Fairfield Athletic Club
1180 E.Locust St.
Lancaster, OH (near Columbus)
Contact: Corey Whittaker 740 654 4299 740 653 1594


Starting this Saturday, February 24, and continuing all weekend long, ApologetiX will be the featured performer on the Salem Music Network, the largest Christian radio network in the country. Every hour for 48 hours, the 118 radio affiliates on Salem's national satellite broadcast will play music and interviews by ApologetiX. Stay tuned!


Boy, do we hear from a lot of you in Texas! Well, thanks for your enthusiasm and your prayers! We're coming back to Texas in less than a month! Please make plans to come and see us! We'll make it a point to meet everybody in person who comes out to see us. And please let us know if you're planning to come! Here's the schedule:

Fri, March 9, 2001
Sponsored by KNLE Candle 88
Great Hills Baptist
10500 Jollyville Road
Austin, 78759
Contact KNLE 515-257-8881 or 1-800-647-4401

Sat., March 10, 2001 at 7:30 p.m.
KGNZ Anniversary Concert
Abilene Civic Center
1100 N. 6th
Abilene, TX 79601 915-673-3045
Contact: Doug Harris

Sun., March 11, 2001 at 6 p.m.
Christian Life Center
12330 Vickery
Houston TX 77039 281-442-3584
Contact: Pastor Richard Rodriguez
Contact: Sen. Assoc. Pastor Eugenia


Your local bookstore now has even more choices of ways to order ApologetiX CDs. With the recent addition of Central South Distributors, ApologetiX is now stocked by all four major Christian distributors, including Riverside, Ingram-Spring Arbor, New Day and Central South. Of course, if they want a free demo and free shipping, they can also call Wesscott Marketing at 1-800-788-0442 or e-mail


The two most recent ApologetiX CDs, "Biblical Graffiti" and "Spoofernatural," are now stocked by If you'd like to write a review of either of those CDs and post it to, you are encouraged to do so! I know that many of you have already done so at my personal request. The more good reviews we have, the more encouraging it is to a potential listener. And the latest reviews go at the top, so it's your chance to be a famous rock critic!

Here's the link info for "Spoofernatural":

link no longer active

Here's the link info for "Biblical Graffiti":

link no longer active


As most of you know, Fred Behanna, our drummer from 1999-2001, retired in late January. Since then, we have been interviewing a number of excellent candidates. We haven't made a final decision yet, but I can tell you this: Whomever we choose out of this bunch, they'll be dynamite! Thanks for all your prayers. Please pray that we choose the best person for the job and that God will open up other doors for the runners-up so their tremendous talents will also be put to good use!


Last week, I did an interview with Bob Smithhouser, the editor at "Plugged-In" Magazine, which Focus on the Family sends out to 60,000 families nationwide. He's a big fan of the band, and we ended up talking for almost an hour. He's going to either run it as a feature or as an interview in an upcoming issue. Bob says he first found out about us from a teen who wrote a letter to him. The idea of Christian parodies intrigued Bob, who'd written a few himself, so he had his secretary try to find us. He said that when he got "Biblical Graffiti" he was extremely impressed by both our abilities to replicate the originals and by the depth of our lyrics and our willingness to tackle all sorts of Bible stories and concepts and to throw verse numbers in there. Thanks to all of your friends who pray for us and who tell others like Bob about us!

God bless you!


-- J. Jackson Lead Singer/Lyricist ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band)

1 John 5:9

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.