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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

ApX Songbook Useful While Awaiting Auto Repairs
Fri., Nov. 17. 2017 1:30pm EST

We've just learned of new application for the ApologetiX interactive songbook; it apparently makes excellent reading while waiting for your car to be fixed:

Twice this week I was at the car dealers waiting; first for diagnostics and the second time for repair when the ordered part came in. I took my printed edition of your 2013 Songbook and began reading through your entries for the songs, starting at the back and making my way through. Today I made it as far as "JC's Mom" on page 220 when my car was ready.

I really like reading your entries: what God gave you; moments of inspiration; what was going on in your life whether it was the birth of one of your daughters, mowing your lawn, being at some biker event, etc; the fun puns for Chicago entry; songs that were only in Rare Not Well Done category that in the last four years have been reworked and re-recorded ("Under the Breath" and "Telling the Drama" which is now "Selling the Dogma"); other fun things like the end of your "Maybe Madonna" entry which reads, "I doubt we'll ever re-record it, although I'd cherish the thought of a much better recording than this!"

And with so many songs that you have, some interesting things have happened when reading through the journals: I "awakened" to the lyrics and what the song "Lock" was about, meaning it was something I had overlooked in the midst of listening to many of your songs. And as one who really isn't musically inclined to the different musicians and bands other than the really obvious ones such as Chicago, Beach Boys, Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Billy Joel, etc. I find it interesting to see names such as Nickelback, Velvet Revolver, Puddle of Mudd, and other groups I've never heard of before.

Anyway, I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your songs and your entries. I always use the electronic version of the 2015 Songbook to look up lyrics and scripture references in your songs, but to take time and sit and read through the journal entries of the earlier edition was really interesting. Since it's already been 2 years since the 2015 edition, I'll wait and have the next edition printed whenever that comes out someday.
Editor's Note: We hope to have a new edition of the songbook ready in early 2018. The previous two came out in early 2014 and early 2016. These days, two years adds about 100 songs to each songbook. It's a ton of work, not just because of the journal entries, but also because of all the ever-changing interactive links. But the next edition should represent 25 years and 50 CDs, Lord willing! Meanwhile, you can still order the current edition (1993-2015) on download at:

http://apologetix.com/store/store.php#songbook