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01.18.21Songbook & Studio Update
01.17.21How to Donate & How to Get Multiple MP3s
01.17.21In Case You Didn't Know, There's a New Studio
01.17.21New CD Bogo Ends Saturday
01.17.21When Will the New Songbook be Ready?
01.17.21Bible Reading Update: Amos 1-Zechariah 12
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
01.05.21Get Over 1350 Tracks for $100 This Week
01.02.21Links to Our Recent Newsletters
01.02.21New USBs Have All 61 CDs
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
12.22.20Get Multiple Downloads for One Donation
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
10.02.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 21
09.28.20New Single: '85 & '96
09.25.20Keith Haynie Is a Grandpa Again
09.25.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 20
09.18.20The Stories Behind the Songs on the New Single
09.18.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 19
09.18.20New Donor Will Match All Donations This Week
09.18.20New Single: '69 & '77
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

ApX Parody Making an Impact in South Africa
Thu., Aug. 1. 2019 7:36pm EDT

Here's an inspirational story about how God is using a particular ApologetiX parody in South Africa:

Stephanus Van Vuuren is a longtime ApX fan in South Africa who started listening to our parodies in 1997, but we didn't hear from him until 19 years later. He first contacted us in January 2016 and explained his background and current mission:

I was a police officer for 23 years, 10 years as captain. In 2007, God called me for full-time ministry among the police. I resigned, but went through a very difficult time. I got divorced and "lost" about everything. All I have left is some of my books and all my Christian music -- CDs and tapes. God then gave me a new wife in 2012 and after we got married we moved out of Johannesburg to the south coast in KwaZuluNatal. I got involved with the local police station and we are busy with a new movement "Police for Christ."
He recently asked if he could make a video for "The Sound of Sirens" (our parody of "The Sound of Silence" by Disturbed, released in 2016) to minister to people in South Africa, another place facing racial unrest, violence, and conflicts with the police. His wife, Susan, put the video together, using powerful photos of people and situations in South Africa. He posted it last Thursday, and sent us the following message three days later:
Just to give you some feedback of the video. I posted it on a few of my pages and groups. So far, since Thursday 25 July, only on my one page, Police for Christ, it has reached over 15,000 people, 2,859 Engagements, 231 shares. It has over 5,000 views so far. The response so far is amazing. This song is really going to impact South Africa and all praise to God for using us as His instruments. Be blessed.
As of Thursday evening, August 1, it had 6,800 views and 298 shares.

The Facebook Page for Police for Christ says the following about the organization:
OUR PURPOSE: to glorify Jesus Christ in the Police Service.

OUR MISSION: is to
encourage and support Christians in the Police Service
communicate in words and action, the truth, message and hope of the gospel of Jesus Christ to colleagues and the community we serve.
build bridges between the Christian community and the police.

OUR VISION: is to see
an active and growing Branch at every Police Station and every Christian in the Police Service to fulfill their potential in Jesus Christ.
colleagues and those we serve come to know Jesus Christ personally.
police and churches working together in every community to reduce crime and improve quality of life.

We are called not only to save lives from physical danger, but also from eternal condemnation; not only to arrest a criminal and put him in jail, but also to share the love of Christ with him, that he may know the truth that sets men free from the bondage of sin. We are called not only to carry out investigation professionally to win a case, but also to ensure that justice is done and that the guilty face the full force of the law for their evil, and the innocent do not suffer unjustly.
Please pray that God will use the video and Police for Christ to bless many in South Africa.