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04.20.21New Single: 2 More from the 80s
04.20.21Get Multiple Downloads for One Donation
04.17.21Fans React to New Digital Interactive Songbook
04.17.21Neat Notes from Five Fans in AZ, KY, NE, OH & ON
04.17.21Influential Albums: Wk 49
04.17.21How to Donate & How to Get Multiple MP3s
04.17.21New USBs Have Newest Single
04.17.21Join Us for Our Next Trip Through the Bible
04.17.21Bible-Reading Update: 1 John 1-Revelation 22
04.16.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our Fourth Single
04.10.21ApX RV Makes Its Final Voyage
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
12.11.20 ApX Alum's Amazon Store Has Great Holiday Gifts
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

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.