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10.25.21New Single Today, New CD Any Day Now
10.25.21New CD Shipped from Manufacturer, BOGO Special
10.25.21New USBs Include Next CD and Latest Single
10.25.21Get Multiple Downloads for One Donation
10.25.21How to Donate & How to Get Multiple MP3s
10.22.21Four Members Celebrate ApX Anniversaries
10.22.21Sad Prayer Request Update: Angela Walker
10.22.21Influential Albums: 526-532
10.22.21Bible-Reading Update: Proverbs 16-Isaiah 6
10.21.21Clues for 2021 Single #18
10.16.21Prayer Request Updates: Angela Walker & Bill Turner
10.15.21Another Rieger Daughter Becomes a Bride
10.15.21Influential Albums: 519-525
10.14.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 17th Single
10.13.21New Single: '85 & '86
10.09.21Updated on Three Prayer Requests from Last Week
10.08.21How to Donate Online or by Mail
10.08.21Influential Albums: 512-518
10.08.21What's on the Never, but Then Again Before CD?
10.04.21This Week's News Bulletin
10.03.21Important Prayer Requests from Three Fans
10.03.21Influential Albums: 505-511
10.02.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 16th Single
10.02.21Get Over 1400 Tracks for $100 This Week
09.30.21More Info on the Upcoming ApologetiX CD
09.28.21New Single: 80's Solo Superstars
09.25.21Next CD Coming Next Month
09.25.21Influential Albums: 498-504
09.25.21New USB Flash Drives Include New CD & Single
09.20.21Couple Will Match All Donations Thru Thursday
09.17.21Urgent Prayer Request for Bill Turner
09.17.21From a Native American ApX Fan in Montana
09.17.21Influential Albums: 491-497
09.17.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 15th Single
09.15.21New Single: 80's One-Hit Wonders (Almost)
09.12.21How to Get the New ApX Digital Interactive Songbook
09.12.21Clues for 2021 Single #15
09.12.21Influential Albums: 484-490
09.07.21This Week's News Bulletin
09.04.21Super Sentiments from 16 States & Saskatchewan
09.04.21Another Praise Report from Darnell Cline
09.04.21No Single This Wkd: Here's Why & What's in the Works
09.04.21Influential Albums: 477-483
08.27.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 14th Single
08.27.21Influential Albums: 470-476
08.24.21New Single: 2 from 1986
08.22.21New CD BOGO Ends Wednesday
08.22.21Big Bunch o' Books: What J.'s Been Reading Lately
08.20.21Influential Albums: 463-469
08.16.21This Week's News Bulletin
08.14.21Influential Albums: 456-462
08.14.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 13th Single
08.10.21New Single: 2 Top 10 Hits from 1985
08.07.21Rich Gets Quick: Fastest ApX Member to 100 Songs
08.07.21Influential Albums: 449-455
08.07.21New CD in Stock: Buy 1, Get 1 of 33 CDs Free
08.02.21This Week's News Bulletin
07.30.21More Prayer Needed for Darnell Cline
07.30.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 12th Single
07.30.21Influential Albums: 442-448
07.27.21New Single: More Mid-80's Music
07.25.21Influential Albums: 435-441
07.25.21What's on the Get Rich Quick CD?
07.22.21This Week's News Bulletin
07.17.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 11th Single
07.16.21Father of the Bride (and Father of the Bride 2)
07.16.21More Info on the Upcoming ApologetiX CD
07.16.21Influential Albums: 428-434
07.12.21New 80's Single: #1 Hit and a One-Hit Wonder
07.10.21Darnell Cline: Encouragement from Other ApX Fans
07.10.21Update on Last Week's Appeal Letter
07.10.21Get Ready for Our 62nd CD
07.10.21Remembering ApX Fan Steve Fagan
07.10.21Influential Albums: 421-427
07.08.21Clues for 2021 Single #11
07.05.21This Week's News Bulletin
07.02.21Darnell Cline: Continued Improvement, Long Way to Go
07.02.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 10th Single
07.01.21Influential Albums: 414-420
06.28.21New Single ('84 & '86)
06.27.21Buy Any CD, Get One Free (CD Downloads, Too)
06.26.21Darnell Cline Transferred to Long-Term Rehab
06.26.21Clues for 2021 Single #10
06.25.21Influential Albums: 407-413
06.18.21New Prayer Update on Darnell Cline
06.18.21Influential Albums: 400-406
06.18.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our Ninth Single
06.14.21New Single: '83 & '86
06.11.21Fan Will Match Donations Through Monday
06.11.21Influential Albums: 393-399
06.04.21Prayer Update on Darnell & Sonja Cline
06.04.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our Eighth Single
06.04.21Influential Albums: 386-392
06.04.21New Single: '83 & '85
05.29.21Influential Albums: 379-385
05.24.21This Week's News Bulletin
05.21.21Influential Albums: 365-378
05.20.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our Seventh Single
05.18.21New Single: More from '84
05.07.21This Week's ApX Radio Show: Mother's Day

Current Needs and Upcoming Plans
Fri., Aug. 15. 2014 9:22am EDT

J. Jackson, lead singer and lyricist for ApologetiX here.

There are two things you've come to expect from us: biblical parodies and appeal letters, right? :)

Based on all the appeal letters I get from other ministries, that's pretty common in this economy. This goes out to all of our fans, not just you.

Seriously, I don't send them until we're up against (or past) significant deadlines on our bills. But that's where we are this week.

I'd rather run a sale or release a new CD or single. But we've already done that and still have some big needs.

Our fans tell me to just be honest about our needs. More importantly, after much prayer, I think that's where God is leading me right now.

At times like this, I feel like Peter: "Master, we worked hard all night and caught nothing, but I will do as You say and let down the nets."

Both the band and my family have some serious bills due (and overdue) this week. The band is still a few months behind on my paychecks, too. We've been able to survive through God's provision in many mysterious ways, and if this email helps, it'll still be His provision.

Early this year, we decided to produce as much new music as possible and make it available digitally to fans on a donation basis. Some give a lot and some give a penny. Some can't afford anything, and we give it to them for free. How much we make doesn't matter to me as long as we can keep doing it.

I dreamed of getting 50 songs done this year. It's only August, and we've already finished 35, having released 28. Four more are almost complete and nine others are already in production. That's 48 songs, and we're only three-fifths of the way through the year. With more to come.

Songs we're currently working on include the following topics:

Jesus predicting His betrayal at the Last Supper, pulling down strongholds, the epistle to Philemon, Elisha's healing of Naaman the leper, Jesus' prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane, freedom through Christ, growing in faith, serving God by serving others, substitutionary atonement, trusting God in the midst of trials, witnessing to loved ones, the healing of a demoniac boy, tithing, a rebuke to atheists, Christ's return, Samaria, Mary Magdalene, and much more.

Our mission is to reach the lost and teach the rest, and I believe God is granting us much success. We hear many incredible stories of our parodies being used to lead people to the Lord while edifying and encouraging those who already belong to Him.

If you'd like to be a part of that mission, any of these four things would help:

1. Pray (if that's all you can do, it's plenty, and it's powerful!)
2. Get our CDs, songbook, or downloads at http://apologetix.com/store
3. Donate online at: http://apologetix.com/store/store-donate.php
4. Donate by check payable to "ApologetiX" and sent to ApologetiX, 208 Charlemma Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15214-1414

Although the donations aren't tax deductible, they will be put to good use immediately. Thank you and God bless you.

NOTE: Many of you are facing financial hardships yourselves. If that's the case, don't worry about giving to us. Instead, we'd love to send you some free music downloads to encourage you. Just email at this address and let me know.


J.

J. Jackson
ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band)