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03.24.17Moose Music: Rieger Releases Solo Project
03.24.17New CD in Stock: Buy 1, Get 1 Free
03.24.17ApologetiX 25th Anniversary Show Booked
03.21.17New Single Spoofs 70s & 90s
03.21.17Get Multiple Downloads for Any Size Donation
03.21.17What Songs Are on the New CD, Very Vicarious?
03.17.17Australian Fan Encouraged by ApX Song
03.17.17Custom ApX Lapel Pins Available
03.17.17Get Our Complete Library on USB
03.17.17Clues for This Weekend's Single
03.17.17How to Donate Online or By Mail
03.16.17ApX Fan Battles Pancreatic Cancer
03.16.17Apolo-Vet-iX: Dog's Doc Digs ApX
03.09.17"1000 Tracks for 100 Bucks" Ends Sunday
03.09.17The Title and Theme of Our Upcoming 47th CD
03.09.17Jewish Believer in Wyoming is a New ApX Fan
03.09.17ApX Supplies Soundtrack for Sunday Shift
03.07.17Bill "Moose" Rieger Set to Release New CD
03.06.17New Single Spoofs the Swingin' 60's
03.04.17ApX Fan Moving to Nepal for Missions
03.04.17Good News from Peewee Valley KY
03.04.17ApX Singer Does Radio Interview in Clearwater FL
03.04.17Todd Waites Back in States from Nicaragua
03.04.17Clues for Sunday Night's Single
02.22.17Amazing Terry Bradshaw Football Card Testimony
02.22.17Longtime TX Fan Takes ApX with Him to OK
02.22.17Pardon Me, Boy, Was That the Chattanooga New Two?
02.22.17New Single Spoofs Foreigner & Spin Doctors
02.22.17Fan Will Match Your Donations Through Tuesday
02.20.17New Single, Lapel Pins & More
02.16.17From Longtime Fans in California & Alaska
02.16.17From a New Fan in Missouri
02.16.17Virginia Fan Likes Latest CD and Fan Testimonies
02.16.17Clues for Our Next Single
02.16.17Prayer Request for Fan's Mother
02.13.17We Need Help But We Have a Gift For Our Helpers
02.09.17California Fan Echoes Our Sentiments
02.08.17New Single Spoofs Classic Rockers & New Wavers
02.08.17Who Says Pittsburghers Can't Be Oilers Fans?
02.08.17From a New Fan in Florida
02.08.17Missionary Wears ApX Shirt in Nine Nations
02.06.17New Single (70s & 80s), New USBs, 1000 Tracks Deal
02.01.17Clues for Our Next Single
02.01.17ApX "Sirens" Video Impacts Cleveland Congregation
02.01.17Wyoming Woman Uses Us for Sunday School
02.01.17Fan Has Message for Other ApX Fans
01.25.17ApX Keyboardist Becomes a Grandfather
01.25.17Sharing ApX (and the Gospel) on the Job in Oregon
01.25.17"Alexa, Play ApologetiX"
01.25.17Introducing ApX to Apaches in AZ
01.25.17Filipino Pastor is an ApX Fan
01.23.17Prayer Request for Fan's Wife
01.23.17New Single Spoofs '90s & 00's
01.20.17Clues for Sunday's Single
01.16.17Half Off & BOGO Specials End Tuesday Night
01.13.17Fan's Disease is Like "Science Fiction Horror Story"
01.13.17ApX is Standard Missionary Equipment in Mexico?
01.13.17Pastor Encouraged by ApX Song & Songbook
01.13.17"Buy 1 Get 1" New CD Special Ends Tuesday
01.13.17Half Off Ends Tuesday Night
01.05.17Half-Off Sale Ends Soon
01.05.17Songbook Helps Canadian Fan with Daily Devotions
01.05.17One-Year Bible-Reading Plan for Late Starters
01.05.17Wisconsin Fan Gives Away Hundreds of ApX CDs
01.01.17New Year's Single: 70's Superstars
12.29.16USB Drives Back in Stock
12.29.162016: The Year in Music Parody
12.28.16Get Multiple Downloads for Any Size Donation
12.28.16Clues for Our Next Single
12.28.16Encouraging Words from Thailand to Myrtle Beach
12.22.16About Last Week's Tricky Clues
12.22.16ApX Guitarist Gets Engaged
12.22.16ApologetiX Needs Help for Christmas
12.21.16Watching ApX Christmas Videos on YouTube
12.19.16New Single Spoofs 1969 & 1979
12.14.16New CD in Stock: Buy 1, Get 1 Free
12.13.16Deadlines for Delivery Before Christmas
12.13.16Clues for This Weekend's Single
12.12.16New CD in Stock (Buy 1 Get 1), USBs are Back
12.08.16Complete Your ApX Christmas Playlist
12.08.16What Songs Are on the New CD?
12.06.16New Christmas Single Released
12.02.16Clues for Sunday's Christmas Single
12.02.16ApX Gets Rave Review in Christian Musician Magazine
12.01.16ApX Soundman Becomes Amazon Success Story
11.24.16Hubie Hits #7 on the Billboard Charts
11.21.16New Single: #1 Hits from Either End of the 80's
11.18.16Last Wkd in OH & Future Touring
11.18.16New Video: The Sound of Sirens
11.17.16The Title and Theme of Our Upcoming 46th CD
11.17.16Clues for This Weekend's Single
11.17.16Wise Up and Rock is Back in Stock
11.09.16Saturday: Columbus OH with Todd on Keys
11.06.16New Single: 70s Funk & 80s Country
11.03.16New Video: Fishin' on a Pier
11.03.16An Old Favorite CD Returns Soon
11.03.16Congratulations, Jimmy & Keith!
11.03.16Clues for This Weekend's Single
10.30.16Unfortunately We Still Need Help & Prayer
10.28.16Would That Make it the Quilt-essential ApX CD?

ApologetiX in Miami, Indy, Philly & Chattanooga
Thu., May. 20. 2004 1:03am EDT

1. Next Weekend: Miami FL, Greenfield IL (Indy) & Mount Ephraim NJ (Philly)
2. Two Weeks Out: Chattanooga TN
3. Upcoming Concerts
4. "Look Yourself" #1 for Seventh Week
5. Update on Fred's Daughter
6. A New Baby Horse for the Messners

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

Well, we're back from Arizona, a beautiful place with wonderful people, where today's weather is brought to you by the makers of Arid Extra Dry. Thanks to J.D., Jeff and all the others who took such good care of us during our two days in the Mesa/Phoenix area! It was very relaxing to actually be able to get eight hours of sleep in a single night and not just for the entire weekend. In fact, we almost got to spend an extra day there courtesy of the Phoenix airport.

Oh, we've done the drill so many times, we always get to the airport in plenty of time, but we had so much extra time built in that we decided to eat at the food court and shop for souvenirs before going through security. When all that was done, we still had an hour until our flight. However, as we approached the security gates, you could almost hear the Who's Roger Daltrey singing "I can see for miles and miles and miles and miles and miles." Oh yeah.

Apparently, a lot of people had come to Phoenix just to see ApologetiX, and once they found out we were leaving town, they had no reason to stay. :) It turns out that some security employees had gone on break during a particularly busy time, and this caused a bottleneck in traffic flow through security, because they only had two gates open. Well, to make a long story short, we made it to our gate just as they were shutting the door to the plane ... and by the time we reached cruising altitude, I think we had all finally regained the breath we lost on the mad dash to the gate, which of course, was at the end of the terminal!

Speaking of breathless, we know that many of you have been waiting in breathless anticipation for us to finally reveal the mystery location and time of this Sunday's farewell concert for celebrated WZZD morning show host, Philadelphia's own Tim "Timmy D." DeMoss. Look no further than the Section 1 below.


1. THIS WEEKEND: MIAMI, FL; GREENFIELD IN (INDY), & MOUNT EPHRAIM NJ (PHILLY)

Friday, May 21 at 7:00 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM)
Double Show with Freddie Colloca and ApologetiX
Tickets $14, and groups of 20 are $12 each, and purchases can be made by calling the church, area Christian Bookstores,
or online at the church website
Major Credit cards will be accepted
WAYSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH
7701 SW 98 Street
Miami, FL 33156 http://www.waysidebaptist.org
Phone: 305-595-6550

Saturday, May 22 at 6:30pm
Tickets can be purchased at the church or area bookstores $10 advance, $14 door
Sponsored by INDIANA CHRISTIAN NEWS
Park Chapel Christian Church
1176 East Mckenzie
Greenfield (Indianapolis), IN 46140
For more information contact: 317-770-7670
WEBSITE: http://www.cheerfulheart.com
AND http://www.indianachristiannews.com

Sunday, May 23 at 6:00pm
Timmy D Appreciation Bash!
Glad Tidings Assembly of God
407 North Black Horse Pike
Mount Ephraim, NJ 08059
For more information contact:
Laurie 856.933.2029
Tickets are free but please email timmyd@safeplace.net with how many you're bringing (so they can have some idea of what to expect)


2. TWO WEEKS OUT: CHATTANOOGA TN

Friday, June 4 - ApologetiX Headline at 9:00 PM Gates open at 6 PM
with Jonah 33 and others Luis Palau Livin it BMX & Skateboard Team and featuring some X-Gamers
Tickets: 1-day $10.95 or 2-day $19.95 passes, which include
J-Fest on Saturday Currently, tickets can be purchased by phone at
J 103 or beginning in April visit Whitewing Christian books in Cleveland, TN Major Credit Cards are accepted
Tent camping available $2 per person, RV Camping is $15 per vehicle
Sponsored by J103 Radio J-FACTOR
Camp Jordan Exit 1 (last exit in TN before you hit Georgia)
Chattanooga, TN
CONTACT: 423-892-1200
WEBSITE: www.j103.com


3. UPCOMING CONCERTS

This list adds concerts frequently, so stay tuned for more info. 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
booking@apologetix.com
Burke Communications
949-770-3001 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST).

May 21 - Miami FL May 22 - Greenfield, IN May 23 - Mount Ephraim, NJ Jun 04 - Chattanooga, TN Jun 12 - Milwaukee WI Jun 26 - Manlius, IL Jun 27 - Springfield IL Jul 10 - LiFest '04, Oshkosh WI Jul 16 - Sonshine '04, Wilmar MN Jul 18 - Kimberly WI Jul 24 - Bensalem PA Jul 29 - Richmond VA Aug 01 - Ludington MI Aug 04 - Kingdom Bound '04, Darien Center NY Aug 21 - Calhoun LA Sep 05 - Erie PA Sep 10 - 12 West Linn OR Sep 18 - Alton IL Oct 09 - Peachtree City GA (Atlanta)


4. "LOOK YOURSELF" #1 FOR SEVENTH WEEK

"Look Yourself," the first single from our "Adam Up" CD, recently moved back up the charts on CMRadio.Net to spend its seventh week at #1. A similar phenomenon happened on the ChristianBEATS charts, where it hit #1 for two weeks in January and then eventually began a gradual descent but later started moving back up the charts, although it is now descending again, moving from #7 to #15 last week. Not bad for a single that's been out for over half a year (27 weeks)!

"Lifestyles of the Rich & Nameless," the second single, is now at #30 on CMRadio.Net's charts. The full chart can be found at: http://www.cmradio.net/charts/3_weeklychart.html Here's the top 10:

1 ApologetiX - Look Yourself < 7 Weeks at #1! > [Parodudes]
2 Todd Agnew - Grace Like Rain [Ardent]
3 Skillet - Savior [Ardent]
4 Sanctus Real - Beautiful Day [Sparrow Label Group]
5 Jars Of Clay - Show You Love [Essential]
6 Switchfoot - Dare You to Move [Sparrow Label Group]
7 Plus One - Be Love [Inpop]
8 Jeremy Camp - Right Here [BEC Recordings]
9 Audio Adrenaline - Leaving 99 [Forefront Records]
10 Big Dismal - Just The Same [Wind-up]


5. UPDATE ON FRED'S DAUGHTER

As most of you know, our friend and former drummer Fred Behanna, who played drums on "Biblical Graffiti" and "Spoofernatural" (plus some additional guest percussion on "Keep the Change" and "Grace Period"), has a daughter named Beth who has had repeated battles with Hodgkin's Disease. Many of you write to us and ask for updates on Beth. Here's the latest report from Fred:

"Last week Beth received the report from her oncologist about her most recent catscan; once again she has remained in remission :) This is obviously very exciting news and we are so thankful to all of you that have prayed for her.

"She does seem to be battling depression however so I ask you to please keep her in your thoughts and prayers. Each time she gets a clean report my initial thoughts are that she should be celebrating the news but, to her, it's getting to be nothing more than a 'wait til next time.' She has been in remission about five times now but eventually the disease has found it's way back into her system ... She just feels that as soon as she thinks things are OK she gets knocked down again. Because of the ups and downs, I ask you to keep that situation in your prayers also. Thanks again for your prayers.

Fred

If you'd like to email Fred, he can be reached at fred@apologetix.com


6. A NEW BABY HORSE FOR THE MESSNERS

As most of you know, our lead guitarist, Karl Messner, and his wife, Deb, own several horses, and Debbie has been training and riding show horses since childhood. About a month ago, we reported that one of their horses had given birth to a healthy foal. From what I understand, horse births can be pretty risky, so this news came as both a joy and relief for the Messners. At the time, Debbie noted that another of their horses, Molly, was due soon, and I know they were approaching that even with both excitement and nervousness, hoping for another healthy birth. We'll let Deb tell you the good news:

"You know, God never ever ceases to amaze me in the phenomenal things He does.... At 1:59 AM on Monday, May 17, 2004, Molly gave birth to the most stunningly gorgeous Paint colt you could ever, ever imagine. Even though he is 2 1/2 weeks early, he's in perfect condition, incredibly healthy and alert, and has so many white markings on him that it took us a while to take "inventory" of them all!!

"I didn't officially start my "nightly vigil" yet of waiting for Molly to have her baby. As of May 15, 2004, she was finally "in the clear" for having her baby safely, but she wasn't showing any signs that labor was anywhere near. As I told Jen on Saturday, that was the first day I've breathed for the past three months (since she tried to abort again in February).

"As it was, they had a tough time getting a hold of me by phone to let me know she had the baby, since my phone was on the charger downstairs and not by my bed! :-P My first question? "Is it alive?"..... When she said "Yes, and they're both fine" I broke down and cried.

"I cried the whole way to the barn - literally. I was so overwhelmed that after a year of decisions and worrying and medications and fears and wondering if we did the right thing by breeding Molly again after the loss of Dove - we somehow managed to pull this thing off. Worrying about Molly and her unborn baby has consumed my thoughts for more than 320 days, and hearing that the baby was alive was like the entire world had been lifted off my shoulders.

"I had asked them NOT to tell me what it was (boy or girl, or if it was colored like its Mom) - only to tell me if it was alive or not. So when I walked into the barn Jen was so excited, and made me cover my eyes and be pointed into the stall. He's COMPLETELY covered in white splotches - just like I wanted. He's huge, absolutely conformationally correct, and one of the prettiest Paint horses I've ever seen.

"And best of all? He's alive and well. That in itself is a miracle. That first embrace with him I will always remember. After the horrifying experience of burying Dove last year, putting my arms around a squirming, strong, warm and vibrant foal is an experience I will never forget. After about two hours of watching them (Molly is actually turning out to be a protective - and, so far, good - Mom, which shocked all of us), Jen pointed out something that I hadn't noticed before, and which sent chills coursing through me. On his left hip is a separated white splotch that looks exactly like a dove........

"So now, I would like to introduce you to our newest member of the family.....

"'Reggie' (aka 'Hot Molten Moolah') Born 1:59AM on May 17, 2004 Loud-colored sorrel overo colt

(A Note About His Name: In order to have Molly "hold" this pregnancy, she had to be on medication daily to keep her progesterone levels up to support her pregnancy. The medication is called "Regu-Mate" - so it was only fitting that a baby who is literally only here because of that medication be called "Reggie" ) And no, I haven't stopped crying since he was born...... ;)"

God bless you!

Apologetically,

J.

-- J. Jackson Lead Singer/Lyricist ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band) www.apologetix.com j@apologetix.com


Psalm 9:9-10
The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Those who know your name will trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you.