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ApologetiX in Cleveland, OH; Virginia; Lancaster P
Thu., Mar. 13. 2003 11:19pm EST

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

1. This Saturday: Cleveland OH
2. Next Friday: McGaheysville VA
3. Next Saturday: Lancaster PA (Second Afternoon Show Added)
4. Two Weeks from Friday: Greenleaf WI
5. Two Weeks from Saturday: Fort Benning GA (Open to Public)
6. New ApologetiX T-Shirts
7. Upcoming Concerts
8. Prayer Request Update

Thanks to all of you who came out to see us in Indianapolis last Thursday! The morning mini-concert we gave for 1,000 students in the gym was a lot of fun, and the evening concert in the auditorium really had a laid-back, fun feeling that was kind of hard to describe, but it was definitely one of my favorite shows in a long time! I drove almost the whole way back to Pittsburgh after the show by myself (the other guys left early the next morning), and I'd like to thank Audio Adrenaline, who unbeknownst to them, helped keep me awake as I alternated between working on new songs and listening to their "Don't Censor Me," "Bloom," "Some Kind of Zombie," "Underdog" and "Lift" CDs (Yeah, I know they just released a new one called "Worldwide," but I didn't have that one yet)! I ended up sleeping in Wheeling WV at the same place I slept several weeks ago when my wife and I were snowbound.

Speaking of my lovely wife, Lisa, we are proud to announce that we are expecting another baby, either in in late September or early October! We've known for about a month and a half, but we wanted to wait a while before we announced it to the world. Lisa had a sonogram the other day, and Janna (age 6 1/2), Heather (almost 10 months old) and I (still a child at heart) all came along. The new baby was moving around, and we could see his or her little heart beating, even at 10-12 weeks!

Heather is crawling so fast around the house trying to unplug everything and tip over everything else! She yanked the video rewinder off the shelf the other day. Of course, we have been learning to Heatherproof the house now for her own safety and the safety of our belongings! ?She has a great sense of humor. ?We were watching an animated video called "Tails from the Ark" the other night, and a lizard stubbed his toe and said "Ow!" and Heather laughed out loud so hard, which made us all laugh out loud, which made her laugh harder. ?Then the same lizard was holding a match for light, and it burned down to his fingers, which made him say "Ow" again, which made Heather laugh hard again. ? She is going to love it when our bass player, Keith, introduces her to the Three Stooges! ?:) She loves it when Janna and I do impersonations of cartoon characters or other funny voices, too. Both of our daughters are true delights!




1. THIS SATURDAY: CLEVELAND OH

Saturday, March 15, 2003 7:30 PM
Tickets $7 advance, $10 door
GARFIELD HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Sponsored by Church of the Living God
4900 Turney Road
Garfield Heights, OH 44125
CONTACT: Dan Spacagna
(church) 216-429-AMEN
Email: spacagnadan@yahoo.com


2. NEXT FRIDAY: McGAHEYSVILLE VA

Friday, March 21, 2003 at 7:30 PM
(Editor's Note: Psst ... It's Karl's birthday)
Tickets $8 Advance $10 door
MT. OLIVE BRETHERN CHURCH
2977 Pineville Road
McGaheysville, VA 22840
Contact: Rachel Pennington
540-289-5592, 540-435-4043


3. NEXT SATURDAY: LANCASTER PA (SECOND AFTERNOON SHOW ADDED)

Editor's Note: Our 7pm concert in Lancaster, PA on the 22nd has sold out. We love Lancaster! We have been able to schedule a second show earlier the same day at 4 pm.

It's your chance to come and celebrate Karl's birthday, which is actually the day before, and the two-year anniversary of Bill becoming our official drummer. His first concert as our official drummer was actually March 24, 2001 in Collegeville PA (a mere 62 miles from Lancaster), although he had drummed for us as a fill in previously in '98, '99 and early '01. Karl's email is karl@apologetix.com and Bill's is bill@apologetix.com

Saturday, March 22, 2003 at 4:00 PM
(JUST ADDED) Tickets $6
PEQUEA BRETHERN IN CHRIST CHURCH
40 Church Road
Lancaster, PA 17603
Contact: Tom Kauffman 717-391-1031 OR
email TBKauffman@aol.com
Church Web Site www.pequea-bic.com

Saturday, March 22, 2003 at 7:00 PM
(SOLD OUT) Tickets $6
PEQUEA BRETHERN IN CHRIST CHURCH
40 Church Road
Lancaster, PA 17603
Contact: Tom Kauffman 717-391-1031 OR
email TBKauffman@aol.com
Church Web Site www.pequea-bic.com


4. TWO WEEKS FROM FRIDAY: GREELEAF WI

Friday, March 28, 2003 7:30 PM
Tickets: $8 advance, $12 at the door
ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH
(the church is in Wayside, WI)
8374 Hwy W (mail address only)
Greenleaf, WI 54126
CONTACT: Mark Moran (h)
920-864-7388 (church) 920-864-2468
EMAIL: bugsymoran@yahoo.com


5. TWO WEEKS FROM SATURDAY: FORT BENNING GA (OPEN TO PUBLIC)

Saturday, MARCH 29, 2003 2:00 PM
Tickets: FREE!!!!
FORT BENNING- ARMY BASE
Wetherby Field
Fort Benning, Georgia 31905
CONTACT: Brian Smith 706-545-3328
email smithb@benning.army.mil


6. NEW APOLOGETIX T-SHIRTS

Our sincere apologies to anybody who ordered one of our new ApologetiX t-shirts ("Story of a Squirrel," "Enter Samson," "Keep the Change," and "Grace Period") and has experienced a delay in getting the shirt. Because these new shirts are much more detailed and in full color, we are using a brand new national vendor (one used by many other national artists) in an effort to give you the best quality and shirts possible. Unfortunately, there were a number of delays behind the scene in getting the artwork prepared just right, etc., etc., and that caused significant delays.

The first shirts that were completed (less than two weeks ago) were the two different "Story of a Squirrel" shirts, then "Keep the Change," then "Grace Period" (a week ago), and now finally "Enter Samson," which just happened to be the most popular of them all. Consequently, some people's ordered were delayed in order to ship the entire order at once. The order processing people at True Tunes/Division Tree, who handle our Internet CD and shirt processing have been doing their best to get your orders to you as quickly as possible. However, if you have any questions, please contact them at orderstatus@apologetix.com.

Again, we apologize for the extreme delay and for not keeping you better informed. We never dreamed that the shirts would take this long ... however, we think you will be very pleased with the way they turned out, and now that the system is set up, future delays should be eliminated. Thanks for being so patient!s


7. UPCOMING CONCERTS

There are many other concerts in the works that are not yet listed below, 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 at booking@apologetix.com or Burke Communications at 949-770-3001 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST).

Mar 21 - McGaheysville VA Mar 22 - Lancaster PA TWO SHOWS! Mar 28 - Greenleaf WI Mar 29 - Fort Benning GA (Columbus) Apr 05 - Welling OK (OKC) Apr 12 - Pensacola FL Apr 25 - Monaca PA Apr 26 - Corpus Christi TX May 02 - Roseville MN (private event for 31 churches) May 09 - Portage MI May 10 - Monroe MI May 11 - Waynesville MO (closed concert) May 16 - Lansdale PA May 25 - Johnstown NY May 30 - Boulder City NV Jun 13 - Camdenton, MO Jun 14 - El Cajon CA (San Diego) Jun 25 - Paducah KY Jun 26 - Milwaukee WI JUN 28 - Albuquerque NM Jul 04 - Franklin NC Jul 05 - Mayfield KY Jul 15 - Bastrop TX Jul 16 - Brownwood TX Jul 18 - Emporia KS Jul 19 - Camdenton MO Jul 24 - Spirit West Coast, CA Aug 05 - Kingdom Bound NY Aug 16 - Cheyenne WY Aug 17 - Fremont NE Aug 23 - Cincinnati OH Aug 29 - Elgin TX Aug 30 - Ellsworth ME Sep 6 - Marion OH Sep 7 - Marion OH Sep 13 - Fairfield IL


8. PRAYER REQUEST UPDATE

Last week, we mentioned that our bass player, Keith Haynie, and his wife, Krista (who is also Karl's sister), came upon a serious automobile accident involving four teenagers on the way to the concert on Saturday, and that they were able to stop, provide first aid, blankets, prayer and to call for help. Krista emailed us with a follow-up report last Wednesday, and I wanted to include that for all of you who have asked. If you have any questions about current status, you can email Krista at krista@apologetix.com. Here's her report:

"Thanks for putting the request for the 4 boys on the newsletter! What a blessing! I know how meticulous you are in getting the facts right so I feel that I have to let you know that Keith and I were not the ones who called for help. We offered our cell phone as soon as we arrived on the scene, but someone else (I believe the other driver) was calling for help.

Thanks for taking this to so many people who will pray for these boys! I am so amazed at how good God is! I hope that they will one day see things through His eyes and know how loved they are.

Last night I was able to visit 3 of the 4 boys at their different hospitals. One of the boys already went home. All I can say is praise the Lord!!!

The boy that we helped free from the driver's seat, RJ, ended up with something wrong with his hand and some internal damage to his lung and/or liver, and he really wants to go home soon.

The boy who was the front passenger, Kenny, is a lot worse off. He has a problem with his arm and I'm told that from his pelvis down has a lot of broken or crushed or shattered bones, but I'm not sure specifically which ones. Please pray for him, he was in a lot of pain when I was there and I believe that the doctors need more wisdom for his medical problems. I also believe that the Lord is dealing with Kenny right now and Kenny's heart appeared to be broken before the Lord.

Finally, I saw Sean, the boy with the gash on his head. What a miracle! All of the doctors and nurses are amazed at how well he is doing for the severe trauma that he has. His skull was actually pushed in, but his brain was still protected. He has about a 5 inch gash across the side and top of his head with LOTS of stitches, a broken shoulder, and his leg is broken in two places. For now the doctors set his leg, but if it starts to turn they will have to open him up and put rods down his leg to keep it from turning. I'm not sure of any other possible injuries. He doesn't remember the accident or who was in the car with him or when it was or where it was. He remembered his family without a problem. He is a (soon to be) walking miracle! Please keep his family in prayer.

What a testimony to God's love that He provided for those boys in the midst of something horrible. I reminded them that what the enemy has intended for bad, God will turn around and use for good. Keith and I were not the only ones who stopped. There was also a lady who was a nurse and another man as well. Everybody was pitching in and it is so nice to see that God is answering our prayers!

Thanks to EVERYONE who is praying for these boys!"

Thanks, Krista!

Apologetically,

J.

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


Jude 1:3
Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt I had to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to the saints.