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ApologetiX in Indianapolis IN, Cleveland OH
Wed., Mar. 5. 2003 11:20pm EST

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

Thanks to everybody who showed up and sold out our two homecoming shows in Pittsburgh this past weekend! We had a wonderful time, and we did two very different shows, featuring widely varying set lists, which made it extra fun! We caught it all on videotape, so if you missed it, look for it to be part of our upcoming DVD project later this year!

I just got word that we will be back in the Pittsburgh area on April 25 (Monaca PA), so we'll be looking forward to that one! Thanks to everybody who prayed for my voice. I'd been very congested and under the weather even for the previous evening's sound check, but God was extremely faithful, and I had no problems on Friday or Saturday night! I definitely felt God's presence and power at work on both night's, and I was very thankful!

1.This Thursday: Concert in Indianapolis IN
2.Next Saturday: Cleveland OH
3.Two Weeks from Friday: McGaheysville VA
4.Two Weeks from Saturday: Lancaster PA
(With Possible Second Afternoon Show)
5.Karl's Korner
6.Comments from Last Weekend's Concerts
7.Upcoming Concerts (Including New Ones in Wyoming, Maine, Texas and Pittsburgh)
8.Prayer Request



1. THIS THURSDAY: CONCERT IN INDIANAPOLIS IN

Please note that this concert is on THURSDAY night and not on the weekend!

Thursday, March 6, 2003 7 PM
Tickets: $8 in advance $12 at the door
NATIONAL LUTHERAN SCHOOLS WEEK
Lutheran High School
5555 S. Arlington Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46237
Contact Scott Jung 317 823-5801 ext 229
OR email slj@hclc.in.lcms.org


2. NEXT 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


3. TWO WEEKS FROM FRIDAY: McGAHEYSVILLE VA

Friday, March 21, 2003 7:30 PM
Tickets $8 Advance $10 door
MT. OLIVE BRETHERN CHURCH
2977 Pineville Road
McGaheysville, VA 22840
Contact: Rachel Pennington
540-289-5592,
540-435-4043


4. TWO WEEKS FROM SATURDAY: LANCASTER PA (WITH POSSIBLE SECOND AFTERNOON SHOW)

Please Note: Our 7pm concert in Lancaster, PA on the 22nd has sold out. We love Lancaster! We're TRYING to make a way for a second show earlier the same day at 4 pm. They're trying to get last minute approval from the church and we will post it to our website if it happens. Check back later this week.

Saturday, March 22, 2003 at 7:00 PM
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


5. KARL'S KORNER

Karl Messner, lead guitarist and producer for ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band) here.

With the awesome, warm response we received at our two capacity shows in Cranberry this weekend we've completed filming for our DVD and the editing and mastering will start within a couple weeks - we'll keep you up to date on that cool project! Great to see so many friendly and even faraway faces! Great reviews keep pouring in along with wonderful stories of rededication!

And we have a special person among us!! April Baker from Houston, TX joined our fan club today! What's the big deal? Well, she is the 25,000th member of our fan club!!!


6. COMMENTS FROM THIS PAST WEEKEND'S CONCERT

We got this lovely email from Donna Galbraith, the lady who coordinated our two concerts at Cranberry Community United Presbyterian Church in Cranberry/Pittsburgh PA last weekend:

"Karl: Just wanted to thank you, J, Keith and Bill for the wonderful performances on Friday and Sat nights! Last weekend was truly a fantastic experience for our church! This was the biggest event we ever undertook and you made it all so easy! The church was buzzing with excitement yet on Sunday morning! You 4 are truly doing a wonderful ministry by touching and inspiring so many people to know and receive the Grace of God! It has truly been a privilege to get to know all of you and your families. You have certainly touched the youth of our church as well as all those who attended. May God continue to Bless your ministry. You will be in my prayers and we will be following your adventures! Hope to see you all again and can't wait for the DVD" God Bless, Donna

We also received the following email from another member of the church where the concerts were held:

I needed to let you know that I really enjoyed the concert on Friday evening at CCUPC. I have been a member there for almost 13 years and never thought that I'd enjoy the event. Well, I was wrong...my two girls 5 and 8 went with me and loved it too!!. Your talk before the last two songs really hit home...I was going to leave since the girls were sleeping the their seats but something told me to stay, then you stated to talk and WOW..thank you so very much for giving me the courage to ask God for his help in my daily needs....I know that yes I have to work at this too but I know that God will help. I have been in a Bible study for 7 months reading the book of Romans and since then I have grown closer to God but now hearing this from you I know that it isn't that hard to ask for help in needed times or anytime. Keep up the awesome job and ministry. Linda Watkins

Thanks to all the rest of you who wrote such encouraging emails. We all had a great time, didn't we? God is awesome!


7. UPCOMING CONCERTS (INCLUDES NEW ONES IN WYOMING, MAINE, TEXAS & PITTSBURGH)

We've added a number of new shows to our schedule even since last week's newsletter, including our first two concerts ever in Wyoming and Maine, plus a fourth concert in Texas (Elgin) and a return concert to Pittsburgh (Monaca PA).

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 06 - Indianapolis IN Mar 15 - Garfield Heights OH Mar 21 - McGaheysville VA Mar 22 - Lancaster PA 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 11 - Waynesboro MO (closed concert) May 16 - Lansdale PA May 24 - Johnstown NY May 30 - Boulder City NV Jun 14 - El Cajon CA (San Diego) Jun 15 - Camdenton, MO Jun 25 - Paducah KY Jun 26 - Milwaukee WI Jul 04 - Franklin NC Jul 05 - Mayfield KY Jul 15 - Bastrop TX Jul 16 - Brownwood TX 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

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 they were able to stop, provide first aid, blankets, prayer and to call for help. Please pray for those involved in the accident. Here's a report Krista sent to the band members Monday:

PLEASE pray for the 4 teens that were in the car accident on Saturday afternoon. There is a little blip on the Beaver County Times website (Marion Twp. Car accident), but not a lot. I talked with a boy at our high school today who is best friends with the boy that had the big gash on his head and it does not look good. His name is Sean and he has severe head trauma, among other things, and is not expected to make it. He is
16. Two of the other boys are still in AGH, one with damage to his liver. They are all 17 and under.

I know it was not a coincidence that the Lord brought us there at that time with plenty of warm blankets and first aid training and LOTS of out loud prayer with all 4 boys. I do not know if any are Christians, but I prayed for God to draw them closer to Him and I hope He answers my prayer.

PLEASE take just one minute out of your busy lives for these children. Thanks, Krista



Apologetically,

J.

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


Luke 18:27
Jesus replied, "What is impossible with men is possible with God."