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09.21.20New USB Thumb Drives in Stock
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09.18.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 19
09.18.20ApX Episode 139 This Weekend
09.18.20Get 1300 Tracks for $100 This Week
09.18.20New Donor Will Match All Donations This Week
09.18.20Get Multiple Downloads for One Donation
09.18.20New Single: '69 & '77
09.18.20Bible Reading Update: Nehemiah 1-Job 21
09.18.20How to Donate & How to Get Multiple MP3s
09.15.20New Single, Another Matching Donor
09.11.20Fans in Kansas Will Match Donations Thru Wed.
09.11.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 18
09.11.20New USBs on the Way
09.11.20ApX USBs Contain Complete Catalog
09.04.20The Stories Behind the Songs on the New Single
09.04.20How to Donate Online or by Mail
09.04.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 17
09.02.20New Single, 2 New Matching Donors
09.01.20New Single: 2 Groups We've Never Spoofed Before
08.31.20We Need Help but Fan Will Match Donations
08.28.20From a New Fan in Virginia
08.28.20ApX Reaching Kids in Canada
08.28.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 16
08.28.20Clues for 2020 Single #15
08.21.20Encouragement from FL, SD, TN, TX & VA
08.21.20Fan in Kenya Reacts to New Single
08.21.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 15
08.17.20New Single: East Coast 80's, West Coast 90's
08.14.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 14
08.13.20Clues for This Weekend's Single
08.11.20Weekly News Update
08.11.20New Video from Our 25th Anniversary Show
08.08.20Alphabetical ApologetiX IV: The Final Frontier
08.07.20The Stories Behind the Songs on Our New Single
08.07.20Get All of Our Parodies at Once on Download or USB
08.07.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 13
08.02.20New Single: Old Testament Ladies, 90's Style
07.30.20New CD BOGO Ends Friday
07.30.20He's Heard ApX Played on Five Continents
07.30.20ApX Lead Singer Interviewed on Philly Radio Show
07.30.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 12
07.30.20Wonderful Words from MI
07.30.20Touching Testimony from TX
07.27.20New CD BOGO Ends This Friday
07.24.20Jimmy "Vegas" Tanner Recovering After Surgery
07.24.20Former ApX Sound Man Needs Prayer
07.24.20Fans React to New CD
07.24.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 11
07.22.20Clues for Our 13th Single of 2020
07.20.20Weekly Email Update
07.18.20A Bad Case of Mono (and How It was Overcome)
07.18.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 10
07.14.20New Video from Todd Waites
07.13.20New Single: '83 & '97
07.11.20The Meaning Behind the Title of Our New CD
07.11.20What's on the Braggadocious CD?
07.11.20Clues for This Weekend's Single
07.03.20Next CD Coming Soon: What's It Called?
07.03.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 8
06.29.20New Single: '78 and '90
06.27.20Prayer Request from Fan with Aspergian Narcissim
06.26.20Clues for This Weekend's Single
06.20.20God Turns Prayer Request to Praise Report
06.20.20Here's an ApX Father's Day Playlist
06.20.20New Single: '67 & '84
06.18.20ApX Alum Keyboardist Releases New Album
06.13.20Watch ApX Accept Award Online Today
06.13.20Prayer Request for Kansas Pastor
06.13.20Clues for This Weekend's Single
06.01.20New Single: Sisters Side by Side (80's Ladies)
06.01.20Over 1300 Tracks for $100
05.29.20How to Help the Studio Where We Record (It's Free)
05.28.20Clues for This Weekend's Single
05.28.20Another New Video from Our 25th Anniversary Show
05.23.20The 365-Day Album Challenge
05.23.20Prayers for ApX Fan & Fiancée with COVID-19
05.21.20New Single: 2 More from Our 25th Anniversary Show
05.15.20Alphabet Super: ApX from A–Z (Again and Again)
05.11.20New Video from Our 25th Anniversary Show
05.08.20Here's an ApX Mother's Day Playlist
05.08.20New Single: 2 from Our 25th Anniversay Show
05.01.20ApX Webmaster Facing More Health Challenges
05.01.20Prayer Request from a Fan
05.01.20Bible-in-a-Year Finishes Next Tuesday
04.25.20Songs We're Working On While Staying at Home
04.25.20What J's Been Reading in 2020
04.18.20Whatever Happened to the 25th Anniv. Recordings?
04.13.20This Week's News Update: CD BOGO Ends Tonight
04.13.20New CD BOGO Ends Tonight
04.10.20J. Sings All of the #1 Songs from 1964-78 in Order in 25 Minutes
04.10.20ApX Easter Playlist Now on Spotify
04.07.20This Week's News Update: New USBs in Stock
04.03.20God Enables Fan to Help Others in Midst of COVID-19
04.03.20Passion Week Playlist: ApX Songs for the Season
04.02.20New Video from ApX 25th Anniversary Show
04.02.20Happy Birthday, Jimmy "Vegas" Tanner!
03.31.20This Week's News Update: New CD Sent to Fans
03.24.20New Single: 70's Superstars in '69 & 83
03.22.20ApX Featured on Syndicated Canadian Radio

Kenya Believe It? ApX is "Greatest Band Ever"
Sat., Mar. 31. 2018 3:07pm EDT

Getting a CD order from Africa is always cool, but when it's from a missionary who says stuff like this, it's extra-double cool:

I think y'all are the greatest band ever! Is there any chance that I could possibly get a digital copy of my bonus CD, Xit Ego Lopa?You see I am here in Kenya, East Africa, and the CDs are going to my daughter (your second biggest fan after me) in Texas. It will be quite some time before we see her again so I won't be able to hear that CD until then. If not that's ok, y'all are worth the wait!

In His service,
Rev. Gary Jessen
We were happy to send Rev. Gary the downloads links, and when we asked if we could share his message with you or if he needed to keep his missionary work covert, he said the following:
I had to laugh when you asked if we were working covertly because there is absolutely nothing covert in our small fishing village of Matoso. Everyone knows everyone else's business. Please feel free to include anything you want in your newsletter.

I have been listening to the new album while working in our school's office. I am really impressed with the level if craftsmanship. Musically I can't tell the difference between you and the original. Your lyrics though encourage me in a way the original songs never did.

I especially loved "Straight Street." Hearing that for the first time brought back great memories of hanging out with my friends on the street in front of our house as a teenager. It's nice to remember those times, but Luke 9:62 tells me I need to look forward not back. So that's what I am doing, looking forward to more great music from my favorite band, ApologetiX. God bless you, and I continue to pray for your ministry all the time.

I don't know if I told you before but we run a trade school here. We teach auto mechanics, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, hairdressing & beauty therapy, dressmaking, tailoring, and computers. Our goal is to try and give our students hope and a future. Many of them have only completed eighth grade with no chance of going onto high school and no real job prospects.

Now after they complete our three-year program, they can be licensed by the Kenyan government in their field of study and find a job or open their own business. We currently have close to 90 students. Of course, we also look after their spiritual growth with classes in the Bible, a Christian students group, and nightly devotions/praise and worship.

Well, I'd better get back to work, and now I'll have even more ApologetiX music to listen to while I work. I pray you have a wonderful night (your time). God bless you!
Editor's note: Isn't that wild? Praise the Lord!