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04.16.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our Fourth Single
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04.10.21Influential Albums: Wks 47-48
04.10.21Happy Birthday, Jimmy "Vegas" Tanner
04.10.21Video from Good Friday and Easter Sunday
04.10.21New Single: Summer of '84
04.06.21New Songbook Finally Finished
04.02.21This Week's ApX Radio Show: Easter Pt. 3
03.29.21Three ApX Members to Play Good Friday Service
03.27.21ApX Easter Top 50 Update: On the Air in Australia
03.26.21The Never-Ending Album Challenge: Week 46
03.26.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our Third Single
03.22.21New Single: '69 & '84
03.22.21Get Over 1350 Tracks for $100 This Week
03.18.21Praise Report from Jeff Pakula
03.18.21The Never-Ending Album Challenge: Wks 44-45
03.12.21Erie Fan Notices Eerie Similarity
03.12.21NEW STORY
03.12.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our Second Single
03.08.21New Single: '67 & '80 and a Bonus Track, Too
03.06.2111 Letters from 8 States (and 1 Other Continent)
03.06.21Two Fans Will Match All Donations Over Next 10 Days
03.05.21The Never-Ending Album Challenge: Week 43
03.04.21Clues for 2021 Single #2
03.01.21This Week's News Bulletin
02.26.21More Music Coming Soon
02.26.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our New Single
02.26.21The Never-Ending Album Challenge: Week 42
02.22.21New Single: '72 & '82
02.20.21Jimmy Becomes a Grandpa for the Third Time
02.19.21Clues for 2021 Single #1
02.19.21The Never-Ending Album Challenge: Weeks 38-41
02.10.21This Week's News Bulletin
01.27.21Fan Will Match Donations This Week
01.23.21ApX Weekly Radio Show Celebrates Third Anniversary
01.23.21Prayer Request from Jeff Pakula
01.23.21Bible Reading Update: Nahum 1-Matthew 12
01.22.21The Never-Ending Album Challenge: Week 37
01.21.21This Week's News Bulletin
01.21.21New CD Bogo Ends Sunday
01.18.21Songbook & Studio Update
01.17.21In Case You Didn't Know, There's a New Studio
01.17.21When Will the New Songbook be Ready?
01.15.21The Expanding Album Challenge: Week 36
01.10.21Some Bible Verses to Ponder
01.10.21The Expanding Album Challenge: Week 35
01.05.21News Bulletin: January 5, 2021
01.05.21New CD in Stock: Buy 1, Get 1 of 34 CDs Free
01.05.21New CD in Stock: Get 1 of 34 CDs Free
01.02.21Links to Our Recent Newsletters
01.01.21The Expanding Album Challenge: Week 34
12.26.20New CDs in Stock Tuesday (Buy 1, Get 1 of 34)
12.26.20More Encouraging Responses to Our Newsletters
12.26.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 33
12.26.20ApX Keyboardist Has Gifts for You (2 New Songs)
12.26.20More from Micah, ApX Alum on Amazon
12.22.20This Week's News Bulletin: New USBs
12.19.20New CD BOGO & Other Updates
12.16.20This Week's Mini-Bulletin
12.11.20Enthusiastic Responses to Last Week's Newsletter
12.11.20New CD Coming in December
12.11.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 31
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12.09.20Will There Be a Another CD?
12.04.20New Single & Other Updates
12.04.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Weeks 26-30
12.03.20In Case You Missed Our New Single
11.20.20ApX Episode 146 This Weekend
11.20.20Happy Belated Birthday, Rich!
11.06.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 26
11.06.20Band Members Celebrate Big-Time Anniversaries
11.06.20ApologetiX Needs Prayer and Help Now
10.29.20New Songbook Expected by End of Weekend
10.29.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 25
10.29.20New CD in Stock, BOGO Ends Sunday
10.26.20This Week's News Update: CD in Stock, BOGO Ends Sunday
10.22.20Bible Teacher Reacts to New Single
10.22.20The Stories Behind the Songs on Our New Single
10.22.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 24
10.22.20New USB Thumb Drives in Stock
10.19.20New Single: '74 & '79
10.17.20The Story Behind the Title of Our New CD
10.17.20What's on the Decent Alternative CD?
10.17.20Prayers for Jeff Pakula's Brother
10.16.20Clues for 2020 Single #18
10.15.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 23
10.12.20Weekly Email Update
10.09.20New ApX Digital Songbook Almost Ready
10.09.20New ApX CD Coming Soon
10.09.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 22
10.02.20The Stories Behind the Songs on the New Single

Deep (Thoughts from) in the Heart of Texas
Thu., Oct. 16. 2014 6:08pm EDT

We got this email after sending out our appeal letter Tuesday:

After reading your email from yesterday, I felt the Lord pressing into my heart to let you know just how blessed I am by your music. I became a fan after hearing the song "Enter Samson" and I have been a fan ever since.

Each of your songs speaks to me about the love, forgiveness, mercy, and grace of the Lord. Some of your songs have encouraged me to go back and look up a scripture that was used in the song. Your music has been with me through good times and bad.

There is so much stress in my family right now, and Satan is doing everything he can to dig his claws deeper into my family. But the God that we serve is an awesome God, and He has already defeated the evil of Satan.

I believe that the Lord led me to your music to give me something positive to listen to with a Christ-centered message. There is so much negative music out there today, that it is nice to have something that anyone can listen to and enjoy while learning about just how great our God truly is.

To know that Christ didn't have to be whipped, or to die on the cross for our sins, and for Him to go through that pain and suffering, it speaks volumes about His love.

I have tried to keep up and purchase each new release that comes out but recent financial and health troubles have made it difficult for me to do so. However, as you mentioned in your message yesterday, prayer is powerful.

There is nothing that prayer cannot accomplish if we put our faith in Jesus to provide what we need. So I will keep ApologetiX in my prayers, that the Lord will provide everything you need and then some.

May God bless you, your music, and your families today and everyday. May He reveal His love to you in new and wonderful ways.

Jeremy Johnson
Round Rock TX
As if those words weren't encouraging enough already, here are a couple of other cool things in regard to Jeremy's letter:

He sent it on Wednesday, the same day J. was in the studio recording a song about how God has already defeated Satan. That song is called "God of Peace," and we plan to release it in November. When it comes out, refer back to Jeremy's letter, and you'll be as amazed as we were at how similar the lyrics are to what Jeremy said in his third paragraph.

Also, J. says that while he was reading Jeremy's email, our parody "Lived the Day You Died" was playing in the background, and just as he read Jeremy's words that "Christ didn't have to be whipped, or to die on the cross for our sins, and for Him to go through that pain and suffering," the song was playing the second verse with the words "You know they struck His body so much He could barely breathe when the hit Him, but Jesus He did not refuse even though they whipped Him, not a warm, fuzzy feelin' gettin' killed just for livin' "

Please join us in praying for Jeremy and his family. Don't worry; although he didn't ask, we hooked him up with some free new tunes, too.