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07.14.19CD BOGO Ends Tonight, Webmaster Still Hospitalized
07.13.19How to Donate Online or by Mail
07.13.19We Still Need Help & Prayer
07.13.19New CD BOGO Deal Ends Monday
07.13.19Bible-Reading Update: Move Over, Moses
07.13.19New Single Still Delayed, Webmaster Still Hospitalized
07.13.19Get Multiple Downloads for One Donation
07.13.19New USB Thumb Drives Include New CD
07.13.19ApX Episode 77 Airs This Wkd
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
02.07.19New Single: Styx & Roxette
02.03.19Keith Haynie is a Grandpa!
01.31.19Timely Encouragement from WI
01.31.19What Happened to Last Weekend's Single?
01.31.1915 Parodies We're Currently Working On
01.24.19Adam & Eve & Sons Top 10 Playlist
01.24.19Clues for Our Second Single of 2019
01.21.19Newspaper Features Keith's Daughter Sarah
01.19.19Fans React to Our New Single
01.19.19ApX Leads to Bible Conversation with Customer
01.16.19New Single: 60s & 70s British Bands
01.11.19New Video: Bad Foreign Girls
01.11.19Kudos from California & Canada
01.11.19BOGO Deal on New CD Ends Sunday
01.11.19Clues for Our First Single of 2019
01.07.19New CD BOGO Ends Sunday
01.04.19New Video: It's a Long Way to the Dock
01.04.19Steves Say the Kindest Things
01.04.19Nebraskans Say the Nicest Things
01.04.19New Single: Fleetwood Mac & Paul McCartney
12.31.18New Single: Perfect for New Year's Eve

A Dozen Long-Stemmed Reasons to Carry On
Fri., Jul. 5. 2019 12:21pm EDT

In the preamble, we discussed some of the reasons we keep doing what we do. But there are many more. Here are a dozen long-stemmed reasons sent to us in the past month or so from fans in 10 states and New Zealand. If you take the time to read them, we think you'll see why we feel compelled to carry on :

I am so glad God brought ApologetiX into my life. You guys have gotten me through some rough patches. Thank you very much.

Chad Burris
Indianapolis IN


I really appreciate your music and the meaningful lyrics. I am a delivery driver and I have your music on for my entire run and have already passed on some of your CDs to my clients. The ones I have really enjoyed the music and messages.

Andy Broome
Levin, New Zealand


I appreciate your ministry and that you guys continue to persevere through all obstacles, trusting God. In God's economy, everyone gets refined, especially the ministers. Thanks for your example of endurance. Keep pressing on!

Joe Roberts
Rolling Meadows IL


You guys are a huge blessing to me and many friends that I have, and I don't want you to ever ever get discouraged, because what you do is shed the truth of God's word with your songs. Keep rewriting songs that the secular artists write. They write good songs; they just use the wrong words. You guys fix them to the glory of God. Amen! We love you guys.

Tracy Beyer
Crystal MI


I have been a fan of yours since I first heard you guys back in 2004. We were doing some clean-up at our church and someone put your CD in the church's sound system. At first I thought I was just listening to some classic rock. Once I paid attention to the actual words I said, "This is awesome!"

I think what you guys do is amazing. I have lots of favorites but the two songs I will mention are "The Real Sin Savior," because you took a very, very un-Christian song and made it about Jesus and "People," because it makes me think of the original apostles and how strongly they believed. If they didn't doubt any of it, how can I?

Eric Delwiche
Colorado Springs CO


I can't express how much I enjoy listening to your music and especially the look on people's faces when the finally realize what they are hearing instead of what they thought they were listening to.

Ken Millson
Martinez CA


I got your CDs (Easter Standard Time and Double Take) a couple months ago. I was really impressed. They sounded better than the record. You guys are so professional. Keep the faith, and I will always be praying for you guys!

Randy Knupp
Johnstown PA


Your music is so dang fun! I am honored to declare that your music is awesome! The humor, energy, and truth in every song is fantastic! I could go on. And if you are ever in Montana, I would be happy to give you a free air tour over Yellowstone Park.

Doug Chapman
President/Director of Operations
Montana Aircraft, Inc.
Belgrade MT


Our family is headed to the state homeschool convention, and we're catching up on ApologetiX songs! I just had to send a note and tell you "Bad Foreign Girls," "On the Road, Away From Home," "That's Saul," "Once We're Over the Line," and "Read Isaiah" are making me sooooo happy! Great job, guys!!!!!

My dad and uncles paid their way through college doing covers in their band, so I grew up hearing all the great 60's and 70's music at family gatherings. My favorite musical eras!

We have a had a slightly stressful past few weeks and it's so wonderful to have something to listen to that is musically and spiritually edifying! Thanks for brightening our day!

We have five kids ages 8 and under and their collective favorite song is "Take Me Home, Country Roads." They ask for it like 12 times a day. So they appreciated the parody.

Emily Davis
Falls Church VA


I just saw Weird Al in concert yesterday and as good as he is, which he is very good, it doesn't minister to my soul as the parodies released by ApologetiX have done. I enjoy your work and have created a YouTube Playlist to be played at the funeral or memorial service for me.

I also had the opportunity to go to India this year to see some friends I had never met before. Their hospitality was amazing, even for the pastors I met who lived in the slums of Mumbai! A great experience as I serve on the Board of Light India Ministries based here in Oklahoma of all places!

God is good! All the time, God is good! Keep doing what you are doing as I am confident many folks, hundreds of thousands, have been blessed by the music of ApologetiX!

I have seen ApologetiX live three times and hope to see the band again in person. I thank you for remaining faithful to the Ministry that God has given to you.

Jimmy Edwards
Choctaw OK


I'm sure someday in heaven you will see the many lives you've touched with your music. It's funny — your songs are what you're known for, but I was blown away when I started listening to some of your podcasts and live recordings with you speaking. I think it's probably a very underused part of ApX.

Luke Spiess
Griswold CT


I pray God will continue to bless you and inspire all of you in your service to Him. I thank God for all of you, who inspire us to continue in our walk with God through your music.

When I am going through my trials and tribulations, your music carries me through it, because of what God has done through you. May God bless you all and keep you. May HIs light continue to shine through you!

Mike Heiser
Bakersfield CA