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ApologetiX in Missouri This Saturday, Iowa Next Sa
Thu., Jun. 6. 2002 1:52pm EDT

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

1. Where Have We Been?
2. Concert This Saturday in Missouri
3. Concert Next Saturday in Iowa
4. Upcoming Concerts
5. Karl's Korner
6. ApologetiX in Ukraine?
7. More News from Chile
8. New ApologetiX Fan Website


1. WHERE HAVE WE BEEN?

Sorry we've been out of touch, but as most of you know, my wife, Lisa, gave birth to our second child (and second daughter), Heather, two weeks ago, and we've been very, very busy!

My in-laws were in town last week, and our older daughter, Janna, graduated from pre-school. This week, however, Heather is keeping us busy all by herself! It seems our little girl is something of a night owl, just like her dad, but she's younger than I am, so she can go much longer! In fact, if you listen closely, you can hear her starting to cry in the background right as I type this! But Mommy is watching her for the moment.

On top of that, I'm back in the studio laying vocal tracks for our upcoming CD, "Grace Period," with our producer, Karl. We're having a lot of fun, but it takes a long time!

Consequently, I don't have the time right now to write out your next two clues for "Grace Period," but I promise to try my best to get them to you ASAP! Don't worry; you'll have the clues for all 20 songs before the CD comes out!


2. CONCERT THIS SATURDAY IN MISSOURI

This weekend, we return to concert action for a big concert with one of our favorite radio stations, Spirit FM, in Camdenton MO! We've met so many of you from that area, and we're looking forward to seeing you again!

Saturday, June 8, 2002 at 7 p.m.
Ticketed Event
Spirit FM
Crossover Festival
N. Highway 5
Camdenton MO
Admission: Tickets
Contact: 800-386-5253
Web Site Information: www.crossoverfest.org


3. CONCERT NEXT SATURDAY IN IOWA

Sat., June 15, 2002 at 6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by No Gray Ministries
1st Church of the Open Bible
1911 E Ave.
NW Cedar Rapids IA 52405
Contact: Larry Eberly
319-365-7236
No-Gray-Ministries@juno.com


4. UPCOMING CONCERTS

Please note that, as usual, there are concerts in the works that are not yet listed below. For more details on any or all of the concerts below, please go to http://www.apologetix.com/tour.html

To inquire about booking a concert, please contact our booking agent, Kathleen Burke, at booking@apologetix.com or call 949-770-3001, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST.

Jun 08 - Camdenton MO Jun 15 - Cedar Rapids IA Jun 21 - AtlantaFest GA Jun 27 - Paducah KY Jun 28 - Albuquerque NM Jun 29 - Reno NV (not yet 100% confirmed) Jun 30 - Moberly MO Jul 03 - Philadelphia OH Jul 06 - Elysburg PA Jul 13 - Sonshine Fest MN Jul 03 - New Philadelphia OH Jul 13 - SonShine Fest MN Jul 14 - LiFest, WI Jul 15 - Oklahoma City OK Jul 17 - Brownwood TX Jul 20 - Spirit Fest Midwest, MN Jul 27 - Somerdale OH Aug 04 - Inside Out Soul Fest, NH Aug 07 - Kingdom Bound, NY Aug 10 - Bloomington MN Aug 15 - Cullman, AL Aug 17 - Clymer PA Aug 24 - Canton OH Aug 25 - Oakdale PA Aug 31 - Tipton PA Sep 01 - Six Flags, Jackson, NJ Sep 07 - Marion OH Sep 11-14 - Honolulu HI Sep 21 - Holland MI Oct 12 - Columbia MO


5. KARL'S KORNER

From our lead guitarist/producer, Karl Messner:

Every time we see someone getting into apologetics because of ApologetiX, we say, Now THAT'S what it's all about!" and Keith asks, "The Hokey Pokey?"

I've been working with a few bands to help get them started, and I'll tell you more about them down the road, but I shared with them the story of my friend from Chicago who started reading a chapter of the bible a day on my challenge, and at 15 has been all the way through several times. I share story after each show, and over 200 people around the country have started reading with me.

> Subject: Re: John 15 > > Karl, Yesterday from 3 pm to 11 pm, we were at a truckstop. We passed out > free donuts, coffee, lemade, candy, stuff like that, and then just asked for > a donation for our youth group. We got to talk to ALOT of people. There was > this one guy that came over and started asking us stuff about the Bible and > about heaven, hell, the second coming, things like that. so we all whipped > out our Bibles :) and started answering his questions..it turned out that he > was a Bible scholar, but this other guy comes walking out and was like, > asking this guy to prove what he was saying and to have facts to back these > things up, so those two went at it for a while, but the first guy ended up > just walking away. i guess he didn't wanna fight w/ the second guy > > The second guy starts talking to us and saying how some of the things that > the other guy was saying was wrong...the we start talking and he was just > saying things that he believed, which were really crazy. lol some of the > stuff was like, he said there was no TRINITY, there wasn't a heaven or a > hell, no one had souls, Jesus and God weren't the same person, Jesus was the > firstborn of Creation, so he couldn't be a part of God, la la la la, and he > said that he had scriptures to back this all up, but guess what?? We were > all taking what we've been reading in John and using it to show him that had > was wrong, the Bible was right...It was SO awesome!!!! Cause I was finally > able to defend my faith, and I knew exactly what I was talking about, ya > know?? I mean, I felt confident enough to say, Sir, this is what the Bible > says, this is the truth!! It was SO SO SO SO cool!! we found out alittle > later that he was a Jehovahs Witness..o yea, and he said that he didn't want > to go to Heaven, and that you couldn't feel the Holy Spirit. > > There was like a split second that he looked confused and was like, "maybe > they're right" > > Thank you for starting me w/ this Bible reading, itz helping SO much!!!


6. APOLOGETIX IN UKRAINE?

Here's an e-mail we got this week from, ? , a fan in the Ukraine:

"Karl...How are you? How is your music work? You know, that you're well known in Dnipropetrowsk (Ukraine)...You music makes people happy (not only christians)... Nowaday's we're opening christian music mp3 portal...I want to create an "ApologetiX page", where the people can find your info...and some history of your group... Very many people ask me..."When ApologetiX will come to Ukraine???"...What should I answer to them.. So, I'm waitin for yours answer."


7. MORE NEWS FROM CHILE

Here's another e-mail we received today from Chile:

God Bless J.!!!! "I'm Cristian from Temuco city, Chile (Latin America). I'm Christian youth at old 22 age.... Job with youths in my church (The Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Padre Las Casas ) ... I received your cd (press kit) for promotion at youth group in my church and show at youth non-Christian, for preach the gospel and Jesus love....I thank you the power to receive your music of the group, thanks many thanks and that God follow prospering in all to you. Your testimony I read it and is seemed to the as my dad knew to Jes?s as Savior, since the knew it reading the Bible to the the same as your J. Good... its alright... God Bless your life, and family and Apologetix... Say Goodbye...." Cristian Varela Garrido Temuco City, Chile

Isn't that amazing?


8. NEW APOLOGETIX FAN WEBSITE

A few weeks ago, we made mention of some ApologetiX fans with websites, discussion groups and web rings. Although these are non-official sites, and we don't control their content, we like to let you know they're out there. Anyway, here's a new one from ApologetiX super-fan Don Riefstahl:

http://apologetixweb.tripod.com

God bless you all!

Apologetically,

J.

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


Isaiah 1:18
"Come now, let us reason together," says the LORD. "Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool."