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06.25.22Bible-Reading Update: Joshua 16-1 Samuel 9
06.25.22Prayers for Former ApX Soundman
06.24.22Get the ApX Complete Library or ApX USB Thumb Drives
06.24.22New USBs Include New CD and Latest Single
06.24.22Over 1475 Tracks for $100
06.24.22Get Multiple Downloads for One Donation
06.24.22How to Donate Online or by Mail
06.24.22Influential Albums: 772-778
06.24.22Rock Thru the Bible with ApX This Week
06.24.22The Stories Behind the Songs on Single #11
06.21.22New Single: '75 & '79
06.18.22Clues for 2022 Single #11
06.18.22Rock Thru the Bible with ApX This Week
06.18.22Influential Albums: 765-771
06.10.22The Stories Behind the Songs on Single #10
06.10.22Rock Thru the Bible with ApX This Week
06.10.22Influential Albums: 758-764
06.06.22New Single: Theatrical Rockers
06.04.22Influential Albums: 751-757
06.04.22Darnell Cline Update & Prayer Request
06.04.22Rock Thru the Bible with ApX This Week
06.03.22Clues for 2022 Single #10
05.27.22Rock Thru the Bible with ApX This Week
05.27.22Encouraging Words from a Brand-New Fan
05.27.22Influential Albums: 744-750
05.27.22New CD BOGO Ends Memorial Day
05.27.22Rock Thru the Bible with ApX This Week
05.27.22The Stories Behind the Songs on Single #9
05.23.22New Single: Two Rockers from '73
05.21.22Get Over 1450 Tracks for $100 This Week
05.21.22How to Get Multiple Singles or Our Complete Library
05.21.22Rock Thru the Bible with ApX This Week
05.20.22Influential Albums: 737-743
05.14.22Influential Albums: 730-736
05.14.22ApX Top 15 x 2 from Lynchburg VA
05.14.22Rock Thru the Bible with ApX This Week
05.14.22The Stories Behind the Songs on Single #8
05.14.22New Single: Late-70's Rock Classics
05.07.22Influential Albums: 723-729
05.07.22Update on ApX Alum Tom Milnes
05.07.222 Fans Will Match Donations Thru Next Saturday
05.07.22Rock Thru the Bible with ApologetiX, Wk. 3
05.07.22Clues for 2022 Single #8
05.02.22This Week's News Bulletin
04.30.22Encouraging Emails from Four Fans
04.29.22Influential Albums: 716-722
04.29.22Rock Thru the Bible with ApologetiX, Wk. 2
04.28.22The Stories Behind the Songs on Single #7
04.26.22New Single: '79 & '84
04.22.22Rock Thru the Bible with ApX: A New Bible-Study Tool
04.22.22Influential Albums: 709-715
04.19.22This Week's News Bulletin
04.14.22Influential Albums: 702-708
04.14.22ApX Easter Week Playlist
04.14.22The Story Behind on Our Upcoming CD
04.14.22The Stories Behind the Songs on Single #6
04.11.22New Single: 2 Gals Named Val
04.09.22Clues for 2022 Single #6
04.09.22ApX Top 11 from a Pastor in Illinois
04.09.22Influential Albums: 695-701
04.02.22NY Fan Will Match Donations Thru Next Saturday
04.02.22ApX Top 10+ from Erie PA
04.02.22New Health Update on ApX Guitarist Tom Tincha
04.02.22Influential Albums: 688-694
03.31.22The Stories Behind the Songs on Single #5
03.28.22New Single: 70's Rock Classics
03.26.22ApX Top 10 from Rockford IL
03.26.22ApologetiX Fan Club Now on Instagram
03.26.22Prayer Update on ApX Guitarist Tom Tincha
03.26.22Influential Albums: 681-687
03.21.22California Couple Will Match All Donations This Week
03.19.22ApX Top 10 from Toronto ON, Canada
03.18.22Influential Albums: 674-680
03.18.22New USBs: All the Music and Twice the Space
03.18.22The Stories Behind the Songs on 2022 Single #4
03.14.22New Single: Big-Time British Bands
03.12.22Influential Albums: 667-673
03.05.22We're Working to Improve Our Single Schedule
03.05.22Fan Will Match Donations Thru Next Saturday
03.05.22ApX Top 10 from Michigan
03.05.22Influential Albums: 659-666
02.28.22This Week's News Bulletin
02.26.22ApX Top 10 from Illinois
02.26.22Influential Albums: 652-658
02.26.22The Stories Behind the Songs on This Single
02.25.22Health Update on ApX Guitarist Tom Tincha
02.25.22Post-Surgery Update on ApX Bassist Keith Haynie
02.22.22New Single: '74 & '88
02.19.22Influential Albums: 645-651
02.19.22An ApX Top 10 from Kenya
02.19.22Update on Richard "Kennedy" Sadowski
02.19.22More on Our Upcoming Single (and Others to Follow)
02.18.22Clues for 2022 Single #3
02.13.22Influential Albums: 638-644
02.13.22Health Updates on Tom Tincha & Keith Haynie
02.13.22Latest Prayer Request Updates on Three Friends
02.12.22The Stories Behind the Songs on This Single
02.09.22New Single: 2 Fun Faves from the Early 90's
02.04.22Another ApX Top 10 from Dayton OH
02.03.22Influential Albums: 631-637

Encouraging Emails from Four Fans
Sat., Apr. 30. 2022 1:01pm EDT

We are always blessed by the encouraging emails we receive from fans. Here are four recent ones that touched our hearts. We hope they'll touch yours, too.

Chris and I were talking today about the first time we heard of ApologetiX. It was June 2004, and we were in the hospital with our son, who was injured in a terrible motocross accident. Our youth group bought him the Jesus Christ Morning Star CD as a gift. He was in a medically induced coma, so I opened his gift.

Looking at the songs on the back of the CD, I remember think was is going on here? Parodies, what a cool way to spread the Word.

In April 2006, we attended our first concert in Schoolcraft MI. The show was at a small church, so small that when J. was singing, I got a globule of spit on me. You know how that is, right, Keith? I have to say it was from that moment, we went from fans to APXFREX.

We decided it was time to host a concert, and in September 2006, we did just that. What a great day. We were able to hang out with the band most of the day and then listened to you play for about 180 people. Hard to believe that was 16 years ago. There is nothing like ApologetiX live! All total we were able to attend about 30 concerts.

Even though the live concerts are few and far between these days, we are thankful for all the concerts we were able to attend and also that the music has not stopped flowing. Our son Jake made a full recovery from his accident, he and his family currently live in Alaska. Jake owns his own business.

Thank you, LORD, for taking a bad situation and turning it to something great. Thank you for the music our friends from Pittsburgh have blessed us with for the past 18 years. May they continue for many years to come.

Mike Sackett
Bronson MI


Just wanted to tell you about an interesting thing here at work: I was listening to the ApologetiX parody "Get Serene," when a link to a video from the President of the college came in. In it, she was talking about how she took some time off to get away so she could listen to what God wanted for the college this coming year.

She, of course, spoke about how Jesus would do that from time to time. I sent her the lyrics for this song and told her I was listening to it when her message came in. I thought it was pretty interesting as far as the timing. She appreciated the lyrics.

Gary Wandel
Roberts Wesleyan College
Rochester NY


I'm starting a new job next week! Same company, but I've been promoted from GSW (general service worker) to bus mechanic! Basically moving from bus maintenance to diagnosis and repair.

As far as I know, I'm pretty much the only "practicing" Christian in my work area. I have access to the radio two to three days per week and play my "parody mix radio station" for all to hear. Most people don't mind at all. (There is no music on days when I don't provide the tunes). Now for a funny story:

So one day a co-worker of mine tells me she was riding around in the car with her spouse and she was singing along with the radio and her spouse says "What the heck are you singing? Those aren't the right words to this song!" She had been singing the parody lyrics without even realizing it! We all cracked up! The Lord works in mysterious ways!

Jerry Moore
Springfield OR


We have used you music doing puppet shows in our church and for church outreaches for over 20 years in our home state of California as well as in Mexico, Germany, and Austria! Now we are in Oregon and hope to continue! May the LORD bless you guys!

My wife, Alice (a.k.a. Bible Betty), has been the driving force in our puppet ministry since the beginning. Each of our family members — including our son, daughter, and son-in-law — along with many others from several different churches have been involved through out the years.

The LORD has opened doors for us to take His message through the ministry of puppetry to churches, schools, hospitals, senior centers, parks, fairs, rescue missions and both small and large Christian outreach events.

My wife constantly states that it is the puppets that draw the children, but it is the music that draws the adults. They often recognize the music, but the lyrics catch them often off guard. The gospel message is then given by the script and in the words of your music.

Thank you for what you do and may the LORD continue to use your to draw both the young and old to Himself!

Charlie Sparks
Bend OR