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08.17.19More Prayers for Our Webmaster
08.17.19Mood-Altering Messages from 7 States/Provinces
08.17.19BOGO CD Downloads Thru Sunday Night
08.16.19Bible-Reading Update: 2 Samuel Thru 2 Kings
08.16.19ApX Episode 82 Airs This Wkd
08.16.19Get Multiple Downloads for One Donation
08.16.19How to Donate Online or by Mail
08.09.19More Mail from AZ, CA, IN, MI, OH & WY
08.09.19Fans Respond to Our New Single
08.09.19Florida Fan Sends Some Serious Sunshine
08.09.19New Single: 70s, 80s, & 90s
08.06.19USB Drives Going Fast
08.06.19Over 1200 Tracks for $100 (Now Till Next Thursday)
08.01.19Double-Shot of Encouragement from Fans in OH
08.01.19ApX Used in Hoosier House-Church Network
08.01.19ApX Parody Making an Impact in South Africa
08.01.19ApX for Art's Sake: Christian Culture in Colorado
08.01.19ApX Ministry "Igniting New Faith" in England
08.01.19Mexico Church Plans to Use ApX and Hymns
07.27.19Latest Single Affects Fan on Many Angles
07.27.19Over 1200 Tracks for $100 (Ends Wednesday)
07.27.19Webmaster Hospitalized Again
07.27.19New USB Thumb Drives Include New CD
07.23.19In Case You Missed Our New Single
07.19.19Beatle-Dee & Beatle-Dumb: Date Night with J.
07.19.19New Single Here at Last, Webmaster Out of Hospital
07.14.19CD BOGO Ends Tonight, Webmaster Still Hospitalized
07.13.19We Still Need Help & Prayer
07.13.19New CD BOGO Deal Ends Monday
07.13.19New Single Still Delayed, Webmaster Still Hospitalized
07.09.19Good News, Bad News & Ugly News
07.05.19Clues for Our 12th Single of 2019
07.05.19A Dozen Long-Stemmed Reasons to Carry On
07.01.19We Need Help but There's Strength in the Struggle
06.28.19What's "That's Unbelief" About?
06.26.19New Single: 50's & 80's
06.21.19ApologetiX Anonymous: Letter from a Source with No Name
06.20.19Clues for Our Next Single
06.13.19Title and Theme of Our Next CD
06.13.19Bible-Reading Update (Another ApX Alum Joins)
06.13.19Over 1200 Tracks for $100 (Ends Sunday)
06.10.19New Single: Pop Rocks 1974
05.31.19So Many Weddings, So Little Time
05.31.19Here's How You Can Still Join Us in Bible Reading
05.28.19New Single: 1978 & 1984 Classic Rock
05.25.19Clues for This Weekend's Single
05.16.19Encouragement from NM, PA, OK, TX & MI
05.16.19Bible Readers Hop on Board from Alaska to Australia
05.16.19Bible-Reading Plan for the Rest of This Month
05.16.19Read Thru the Bible in with J. & Wayne
05.10.19Congratulations, ApX Keyboardist Rich Mannion
05.10.19She's Not Dead, Honest!
05.10.19New Moose on Sunday: Birthday Wishes for Bill
05.06.19New Single (Late 60's, Early 70's)
05.03.19Gettysburg Address: Inspirational Quotes & ApX
05.03.19Gone Too Soon: ApX Crew Member Greg Micher
05.03.19Todd's a Two-Time Grandpa Now
04.26.19New Single, Fan Will Match All Donations Thru 5/1
04.22.19Fan Will Match All Donations Up to $10,000
04.22.191200 Tracks for $100 Thru May 1
04.22.19New CD Already Sent to Fans
04.22.19Happy Birthday, Joey Cataneo!
04.22.19Our Long-Awaited New Single Is Here at Last
04.20.19Kudos from Pastors, Teachers & Tattoo Artists
04.16.19This Week's Targeted Email
04.16.19New CD in Stock, BOGO Ends Wed. Night
04.12.19Here's a Happier Story About ApX and Cars
04.08.19Buy Our New CD, Get 1 of 28 CDs Free
04.03.19What's on the New CD?
04.02.19ApX in the Shadow of Mount Everest
04.02.19Happy Birthday, Jimmy!
03.28.19Super Sentiments from Six Other States
03.28.19From a Pastor and New Listener in Canada
03.28.19Fan Mail from Finland
03.28.19Something Special from Sun City
03.24.19New Single: Tall, Dark & Handsome
03.22.19Urgent Prayer Request from Mozambique Missionary
03.22.19New Video: Baby Jams to ApX
03.22.19The Title & Theme of Our Upcoming 54th CD
03.13.19Stories Behind This Week's Single, Pt. 2
03.13.19Stories Behind This Week's Single, Pt. 1
03.13.19New Single: Elton John & Steve Miller
03.12.19New Single: Mid-70's Superstars
03.09.19Fantastic Fan Follow-Up to Last Week's Newsletter
03.09.19ApX for VBS in Alabama
03.08.19Clues for Our Fifth Single of 2019
03.02.19WI Fan Celebrates Special ApX Anniversary
03.02.19Belated Birthday Wishes to Key ApX Members
03.02.19Columbus Discovers ApologetiX
03.02.19New Single: Loggins & Messina, Soundgarden
02.28.19New Single: A Washington State of Mind
02.23.19ApX Assembles to Appreciate Bill Hubauer
02.21.19Clues for Our Fourth Single of 2019
02.15.19How Did the New Single Get Here So Fast?
02.15.19Super Sentiments from Six States
02.15.19Teach Your Children: Funny Fan Stories from CT & GA
02.15.19New Single: Aerosmith & Foreigner
02.12.19Another New Single, Another Matching Donor
02.12.191200 Tracks for $100 Extended Till Valentine's Day
02.08.192 Fans Will Match All Donations Thru 2/14

A Tribute to ApX Friend Millie Gerbo
Fri., Oct. 13. 2017 7:35pm EDT

Millie Gerbo coordinated six concerts with ApX in West Virginia from 2011-14. She also bought a lot of our CDs to share with many others. A tireless advocate for people with special needs, she was a great encourager to us, as was her husband George.

The last time we saw Millie in person was at our concert in Wexford in the summer of 2015. In April and July this year, we sent her emails inviting them to our 25th anniversary concert, but we never heard back. Today, we received this email, and now we understand why:

My dearest brother in Christ,

Don't know if you've been made aware that our beloved sister Millie went home to Jesus this past week. She spent so much of her time while receiving treatment with your music playing so as to bless those around her by talking about and singing about the immense unmeasurable love He has always bestowed on His children.

I was of the same mindset as she. Flowers and plants die, but His eternal love never leaves us or our loved ones. After several days of thoughtful prayers and deliberation I came upon the Lord's answer. I'm going to donate $100 today in Millie's name for you and the band to used to whatever is needed.

Furthermore I will be donating/buying various CDs for use in the treatment rooms of those receiving and administrating the medical treatment necessary in an attempt to destroy the malignancies. Millie lay there praising the name of Jesus. She relied on his precious name to calm and ease their discomfort, which indeed helped them through a very traumatic procedure for a disease that is often fatal.

The nurses and doctors were in awe of the almost instant positive transformation of the demeanor and ambiance of the entire area. I spent two months in the hospital earlier this year and found the same reaction on the floor where I resided for that period of time. We would utilize your God-given gifts to change attitudes and lives.

When the patients and staff saw that I began to move my lower limbs after being repeatedly told that I would be paraplegic permanently. Well, as usual they didn't know how great my Lord is. I can walk short distances, so take that, evil one! My mission is to spread your God-given gifts to all the treatment areas in every hospital in the area. I praise the Lord for all He put in place so that you can spread His word. May the Lord bless you and yours now and always.

In His Love,

Rita Kowalski
Weirton WV
Ironically, we received this devastating news (we had no idea she was even sick!) while on our way to Green Bay WI, home of Millie and George's favorite football team, the Packers. We think Millie would have liked that. We are humbled and honored that she continued to use our parodies, even in the midst of her suffering.

The last email we have from Millie was dated December 29, 2015. We'll share it below, so you can get a feel for the kind of lady she was:
Merry Christmas to you and your family as well. Don't forget you have a standing invite to Serbian Christmas every January 6 and 7. It's a Wednesday and Thursday this year, so you might not have a concert, so consider coming down to see how the other folks do it!

January 6 is Christmas Eve and we have fried cod, baked halibut, Serbian potato salad and Serbian coleslaw with a delicious beans and barley soup. On the 7th, it's everything from soup to nuts tortellini soup, lasagna, cabbage rolls, sausage and peppers, pork, mashed potatoes, etc. If you can ever make it, just let me know and I'll tell you where we live and where to park. God Bless and Happy Prosperous New Year!
Rest in peace, Millie. We love you.