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01.18.21Songbook & Studio Update
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01.17.21When Will the New Songbook be Ready?
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01.15.21The Expanding Album Challenge: Week 36
01.10.21Some Bible Verses to Ponder
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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
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01.02.21Links to Our Recent Newsletters
01.02.21New USBs Have All 61 CDs
01.01.21The Expanding Album Challenge: Week 34
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12.26.20The 365-Day Album Challenge: Week 33
12.26.20ApX Keyboardist Has Gifts for You (2 New Songs)
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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

ApologetiX in Missouri, Colorado
Wed., Oct. 9. 2002 11:57pm EDT

J. Jackson, lead singer for ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band) here.

Today was a real blast from the past. I was eating dinner at a local restaurant with my wife, Lisa, and our baby daughter, Heather, when I ran into our original drummer, Jeff Pakula. An hour later, while I was dropping off our older daughter, Janna, at church, I ran into our original bass player, Jerry Hayostek. The only original member I haven't run into is our original rhythm guitarist (and later bass player), Andy Sparks.

Poor Jerry. His wife, Kristen, died of cancer this past summer, leaving him with seven kids, ages 13 to one. Although he has received much support from his church, he now has to have a full-time nanny to help and is working several jobs to take care of things.

God brought Jerry to ApologetiX at a time when we desperately needed a bass player (believe it or not, we played our first concert without a bass player, and our drummer wasn't even able to make it!), and he was a great addition, playing with us from spring 1992 until early 1993, and then briefly again later in 1993. He also arranged for us to have our first big-time mixing board for the recording of our first "live" cassette and our last studio cassette, "Isn't Wasn't Ain't."

Please pray for Jerry. He's going through a very tough time right now and has asked for our prayers.


1. Concerts in Missouri This Weekend
2. Concert in Colorado Next Weekend
3. Order "Grace Period" at apologetix.com
4. Upcoming Concerts


1. CONCERTS IN MISSOURI THIS WEEKEND

O.K., Cardinals fans. The Redbirds don't play any playoff games this Friday, so we expect to see you all at South County Baptist Church! Actually, this will be our second time this week in St. Louis. We flew there from Phoenix on Sunday night in order to catch a 6 a.m. flight home to Pittsburgh Monday. And don't forget the concert in Columbia the next day!

Friday, October 11, 2002 at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets $9 advance, $12 door,
Groups of 10 or more ONE FREE ticket with each 10 you purchase
SOUTH COUNTY BAPTIST CHURCH
12995 Tesson Ferry Road
St. Louis, MO 63128
CONTACT: Rich Permenter
314-843-5558
rich@southcountyvision.com

Saturday, October 12, 2002 at 7 p.m.
MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH
1634 Paris Road
Columbia, MO 65201
Contact: Randy Schilb/Minister of Youth Music
573-443-1408
Randy@Memorialbaptist.org



2. CONCERT IN COLORADO NEXT SATURDAY

Saturday, October 19, 2002 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $13 advance, $15 door
This is a fund raiser to help the missionaries in Ethiopia
"Mission Jimma Village in Ethiopia"
sponsored by ETHIOPIAN CHURCH
2323 S. Troy Street 5-254
Aurora, Colorado 80014
Contact Pastor Stan Lawson
303-755-5091
(cell 720-270-7297)


3. ORDER "GRACE PERIOD" AT APOLOGETIX.COM

At long last, you can now order our latest CD, "Grace Period," at apologetix.com

Sorry for the long wait, but we wanted to make sure that Christian bookstores nationwide had the first chance to offer the CD, especially since the CD was delayed several weeks before they received it.


4. UPCOMING CONCERTS

Oct 11 - St. Louis MO Oct 12 - Columbia MO Oct 19 - Aurora CO Oct 26 - Rockford IL Oct 31 - White Hall/Weiner AK Nov 09 - Green Bay WI Nov 16 - Corpus Christi TX Dec 07 - Clarksburg WV

Apologetically,

J.

-- J. Jackson Lead Singer/Lyricist ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band) www.apologetix.com j@apologetix.com


1 Corinthians 10:13
No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out that you can stand up under it.