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06.15.18Quebec Pastor Plans 8000-Mile ApX Marathon
06.15.1821st ApX Episode on Radio This Weekend
06.08.18Urgent Prayer Request from African Missionary
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06.08.18How to Donate Online or by Mail
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06.08.18Recording Update: You Can't Make This Stuff Up
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05.18.18Three Great New ApX Videos
05.18.18ApX in Grade School in the Great White North
05.18.18ApX on 30 Different Music Services Worldwide
05.15.18New Single: London & the Land of Lincoln
05.10.18Four Touching Testimonies We Had to Share
05.10.18How to Donate & How to Get Multiple MP3s
05.10.18The Delightful Dozen: 12 Notes from 12 States
05.10.18Encouragement from Abroad
05.09.18From an Oregon Pastor and Night Ranger's Sound Tech
05.09.18ApX Helps Reporter Recover from Tough Meetings
05.04.18Prayers for the Other David Cassidy
05.04.18Video of the Week: I Love Apostle Paul
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05.04.18Clues for Our Ninth Single of 2018
05.02.181150 Tracks for $100 (Extended Thru Thursday)
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04.27.18Get Our Complete Library for $100
04.27.18600th Song is Here, New Songbook is Coming
04.21.18Pastors Use ApX Parodies in Church Services
04.21.18400,000 World Magazine Readers to Discover ApX
04.21.18ApX Interviewed by American Family Radio
04.21.18Another Station Adds New ApX Radio Show
04.18.18New Single: 2 Rockers from the 70's
04.16.18New CD Deal Ends Tonight (Get 1 of 27 CDs Free)
04.13.18Music to File Taxes By: ApX Playlist for April 15
04.12.1812th ApX Episode on Radio This Weekend
04.11.18Clues for Our Eighth Single of 2018
04.10.18New CD Deal Ends Soon
04.06.18Bittersweet Testimony from Eastern PA
04.06.18Encouragement from 10 States (Plus Canada)
04.02.18New Single: The Nazarene & The Gadarenes
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03.31.18Woman Moved to Tears by ApX Video
03.31.18What Songs Are on the New CD?
03.29.18This Weekend's Single Includes an Easter Treat
03.23.18ApX Passion Week Radio Special This Wkd
03.23.18Kudos from VA, IN, FL, WY & Canada
03.23.18Fabulous Fan Mail from France
03.22.18Here's the ApX Easter Top 40 Playlist
03.17.18More Encouragement from Far and Wide
03.17.18Fans React to Our New Single
03.17.18The Title and Theme of Our Next CD
03.16.18More ApX on the Radio This Weekend
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03.09.18Prayers for Keith Haynie's Sister
03.09.18From a New Fan in Manitoba
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03.02.18Encouragement from a Former Atheist in Iowa
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02.27.18ApX Releases 100th Single (2 New Parodies)
02.23.18Happy 50th Birthday, Todd Waites!
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02.23.18Encouragement from an Educator in Ann Arbor
02.22.18Here Comes Our 100th Single/EP
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02.16.18Fans React to Our Latest Remake
02.16.18New Batch of ApX USB Thumb Drives in Stock
02.16.18Scottish Blog Interviews ApX Lead Singer
02.16.18ApX on the Radio Again This Weekend
02.14.18New Single: Bad-Boy Bands (Not Bad Boy-Bands)
02.09.18Another Station Adds Weekly ApX Radio Show
02.09.18ApX on the Air in Remote Alaska
02.09.18Clues for Our Fourth Single of 2018
02.07.18Happy Birthday, Chris VonBartheld!
02.06.181100 Tracks for $100 Ends Saturday
02.02.18One Good Testimony Deserves Another (from Canada)
02.02.18New Fan in Washington, Old Fan in Alaska
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01.25.18Clues for Our Third Single of 2018
01.24.18Prayers for ApX Fan Deborah Huff in ICU
01.22.181100 Tracks $100 Ends Soon
01.22.18New Radio Program Will Feature ApX Regularly
01.22.18Pastor Looks Back on 19 Years as ApX Fan
01.19.18Special Request from ApX's Chris Von Bartheld
01.19.181100 Tracks for $100
01.19.18Get Multiple Downloads for Any Size Donation
01.19.18How to Donate Online or by Mail
01.19.18Encouragement from a Pastor in NC
01.18.18The Principal and the Parodies
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01.16.18New Single (80s & 90s)

ApologetiX in PA, OH, IL, TX, ME, NJ
Tue., Aug. 19. 2003 10:18pm EDT

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

1.Wednesday (Tomorrow): Elizabethtown PA 2.Friday: Springfield IL
3.Saturday: Cincinnati OH
4.Sunday Morning: Cincinnati OH
5.Next Friday: Elgin TX
6.Next Saturday: Ellsworth ME
7.Next Sunday: Jackson NJ
8.Labor Day: Lancaster PA
9.Three Cool Recent Emails
10.Upcoming Concerts

Well, we're back from the Wild West, just in time for a trip to the Eastern side of our home state tomorrow! Actually, this week, we'll be making return trips to two places we played last year, the Elizabethtown Fair, in Elizabethtown PA and Anderson Hills United Methodist Church in Cincinnati OH. All that, plus our first concert in Springfield IL!

The fact that Cincy and E-town asked us back should tell you something about how well things went last year :) The church in Cincinnati even added us to their Sunday morning service this time around. That's an honor!

Thanks to all the new and old friends who showed up to see last weekend. Some of you traveled quite a distance, for example:

Last Friday in Salt Lake City, UT (including Mike, Rocky and Josh, who made a five-hour journey from Idaho and even brought us some French fries as ambassadors of their home state)


Last Saturday in Cheyenne, WY (including a good percentage of the state's population, a bunch of folks from Denver CO, and a guy from Utah who apparently didn't get the memo that we were playing in Salt Lake City the night before :)

Last Sunday in Fremont, NE (including our buddies, the Loopholers from Kansas City MO and a long-time biker fan named Scott who rode out from California)

Hope to see plenty more of you in Elizabethtown PA (including every single living person Jenn Kipp has ever come into contact with in her life), Springfield IL (including the Bontreger family, making the trek from Indiana) and Cincinnati (including the entire Cincinnati Reds roster ... oh, come on! Are you telling me they have something better to do? Have you seen their record lately? :)

FYI, members of ApologetiX are in the studio even as I type this, working on our next CD. We'll be announcing the title soon and starting to give you more info, including the release date, plus clues as to what's on it. Hold tight and watch for our upcoming email newsletters!


1. WEDNESDAY (TOMORROW): ELIZABETHTOWN PA

Wednesday, August 20, 2003 7:30PM
STAGE 2 FREE Event
ELIZABETHTOWN FAIR
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
CONTACT: Bev Laughlin 717-367-6586


2. FRIDAY: SPRINGFIELD IL

FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2003 7:00 PM
Tickets $10 advance, $12 Door
Sponsored by Sangamon River District/UMC First United Methodist Church
West Campus 2941 S.
Koke Mill Road Springfield, IL 62707
CONTACT: Paul Black 217-793-6483 OR
Email: Black4537@insightbb.com


3. SATURDAY: CINCINNATI OH

Saturday, August 23, 2003 7:00 PM Tickets $10 in advance, $12 door, and discount for groups of 10 or more
ANDERSON HILLS UMC
7515 Forest Road
Cincinnati, OH 45255
Contact: Church 513-231-4172


4. SUNDAY MORNING: CINCINNATI OH

Sunday, August 24, 2003
Morning Service ANDERSON HILLS UMC
7515 Forest Road
Cincinnati, OH 45255
Contact: Church 513-231-4172


5. NEXT FRIDAY: ELGIN TX

Friday, August 29, 2003 6:00pm Friday Concert Only $15
Registration for the two-day conference includes concert $25 to $35 for two-day conference (includes meals)
Youth Pastors with groups of 10 or more will receive a FREE pass
"POWERLINE CONFERENCE"
The Community Church (Corner of Coonsneck Road)
Elgin, Texas
CONTACT: Pastor Tim Conti 512-281-5146
EMAIL: TimAConti@aol.com


6. NEXT SATURDAY: ELLSWORTH ME

Saturday, August 30, 2003 5:00 PM
Ticketed Event
ACADIA FEST
Family Bible Church
460 High Street
Ellsworth, Maine 04605
CONTACT: Church (207) 667-9586


7. NEXT SUNDAY: JACKSON NJ

Sunday, August 31, 2003
ApologetiX at 5:00 PM
See Six Flags web site for additional artist lineup Ticketed Event
REJOICE FEST sponsored by WZZD SIX FLAGS GREAT ADVENTURE
Jackson, NJ SIX FLAGS
PHONE: (732) 928-2000
WEB SITE: www.sixflags.com


8. LABOR DAY: LANCASTER PA Monday, September 1, 2003 4:00 PM
FREE Concert ANNUAL LANCASTER FAMILY FEST
11AM to 5 PM
Reservoir Park
Lancaster, PA
CONTACT: CHURCH 717-572-8000 Joe Warfel


9. THREE COOL RECENT EMAILS

We get so many great emails from so many of you that I wish we could print them all. But we DO read them all, and we try to respond personally to all of them! Thank you all for your moral support! Here's a few samples with neat twists:

I was registering for college the other day at The American University for Biblical Studies here in Georgia, and the president of the school had me listen to your stuff. I was blown away! What an awesome ministry God has gifted you for! All of the songs that I grew up listening to, but now they glorify God! I just ordered my first CD ("Keep The Change"), and I can't wait to order the next one. Thank you for your obedience to the LORD. May we all continue to glorify God and enjoy Him forever.

Brad Surfus Conyers GA

Hi. My name's Sam, from Bangalore ,India, heard 2 ur beautiful parodies, like Last Resort, Shaggy's Angel, Kryptonite and Slim SHady, Hotel California. i would like to get to hear to the parody of In the End, and any other good rock parodies. it would be gr8 to hear it. God Bless ur Ministry and Keep Rockin for the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords coz he is the ROCK OF OUR SALVATION AND THE ROCK OF ALL AGES.

GBU Sam Johns Bangalore IN

We have undergone a lot of changes recently and by popular demand have decided to publish Phoenix Christian Girl weekly instead of monthly. You are featured in this week's issue. I will send you all a hard copy ASAP. You can view the story online at our web site http://www.phxgirl.com Thanks again & we look forward to continuing our coverage of your ministry. Remember to keep us up-to-date on what you are doing, new products to review, cool story ideas, etc.

Ruth Tynes Phoenix Christian Girl Phoenix AZ

10. UPCOMING CONCERTS (INCLUDING NEW ONES IN FL, IN & PA)

This list adds concerts frequently, so stay tuned for more info. This week, you'll find new concerts on Sept 12, 17 and 18 and November 9.

For the full details on all of the concerts below, please go to http://www.apologetix.com/tour.html and scroll to the bottom. To inquire about booking a concert, please contact Kathleen Burke at
booking@apologetix.com or
Burke Communications at
949-770-3001 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST).

Aug 20 - Elizabethtown PA Aug 22 - Springfield IL Aug 23 - Cincinnati OH Aug 24 - Cincinnati OH Aug 29 - Elgin TX Aug 30 - Ellsworth ME Aug 31 - Jackson NJ Sep 01 - Lancaster PA Sep 05 - Clarksville TN Sep 6 - Marion OH Sep 7 - Marion OH Sep 12 - Pittsburgh PA Sep 13 - Fairfield IL Sep 17 - St. Augustine FL Sep 18 - New Smyrna Beach FL Sep 20 - Pontoon Beach IL Oct 25 - Rockton IL Nov 1 - Norcross GA Nov 7 - Wausau WI Nov 8 - Green Bay WI Nov 9 - Greenfield IN Nov 15 - Corpus Christi TX

Apologetically,

J.

-- J. Jackson

P.S. Yes, if you still want to take advantage of our autographed/cracked CD sale offered in previous weeks, we'll still honor your request. I'm just tired of clogging up the newsletter with that same information over and over again! Last week's most-distant order came from South Korea!

Psalm 37:8
"Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret - it leads only to evil."