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12.05.21In Memoriam: Chris VonBartheld
12.04.21Good News Prayer Update for ApX Fan Bill Turner
12.04.21New Single: '83 & '84
12.04.21CVB of ApX Needs Much Prayer
12.04.21Go Christmas Shopping with an ApologetX Alumnus
12.04.21Bible-Reading Update: Jeremiah 28-Ezekiel 12
12.03.21Influential Albums: 568-574
12.03.21Improvements Made on Another Recent Single
12.03.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 20h Single
11.29.21Get Over 1425 Tracks for $100 This Week
11.29.21Get Multiple Downloads for One Donation
11.27.21Christmas Playlist: A Month's Worth of Parodies
11.27.21Influential Albums: 561-567
11.27.21Kansas Fan Lists Her ApX Top 10
11.27.21How to Help the Studio Where We Record (It's Free)
11.27.21New USBs Include New CD and Latest Single
11.23.21This Week's News Bulletin
11.20.21This Week's ApX Radio Show: Thanksgiving
11.20.21How to Get the New ApX Digital Interactive Songbook
11.20.21How to Donate Online or by Mail
11.20.21How to Donate & How to Get Multiple MP3s
11.20.21Wyoming Fan Lists Her ApX Top 10
11.20.21Prayer Update on Bill Turner
11.19.21Influential Albums: 554-560
11.16.21This Week's News Bulletin
11.13.21Influential Albums: 547-553
11.13.21New CD BOGO Extended by Request
11.13.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 19th Single
11.08.21New Single ('80 & '84)
11.06.21We Changed Two Songs on Our Last Two Singles
11.06.21Serious Prayer Update: Bill Turner
11.05.21Influential Albums: 540-546
11.03.21This Week's News Bulletin
10.30.21Happy Prayer Request Update: Bill Turner
10.30.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 18th Single
10.30.21Influential Albums: 533-539
10.25.21New Single: '86 & '89
10.22.21Four Members Celebrate ApX Anniversaries
10.22.21Sad Prayer Request Update: Angela Walker
10.22.21Influential Albums: 526-532
10.21.21Clues for 2021 Single #18
10.16.21Prayer Request Updates: Angela Walker & Bill Turner
10.15.21Another Rieger Daughter Becomes a Bride
10.15.21Influential Albums: 519-525
10.14.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 17th Single
10.13.21New Single: '85 & '86
10.09.21Updated on Three Prayer Requests from Last Week
10.08.21Influential Albums: 512-518
10.08.21What's on the Never, but Then Again Before CD?
10.04.21This Week's News Bulletin
10.03.21Important Prayer Requests from Three Fans
10.03.21Influential Albums: 505-511
10.02.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 16th Single
09.30.21More Info on the Upcoming ApologetiX CD
09.28.21New Single: 80's Solo Superstars
09.25.21Next CD Coming Next Month
09.25.21Influential Albums: 498-504
09.25.21New USB Flash Drives Include New CD & Single
09.20.21Couple Will Match All Donations Thru Thursday
09.17.21Urgent Prayer Request for Bill Turner
09.17.21From a Native American ApX Fan in Montana
09.17.21Influential Albums: 491-497
09.17.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 15th Single
09.15.21New Single: 80's One-Hit Wonders (Almost)
09.12.21Clues for 2021 Single #15
09.12.21Influential Albums: 484-490
09.07.21This Week's News Bulletin
09.04.21Super Sentiments from 16 States & Saskatchewan
09.04.21Another Praise Report from Darnell Cline
09.04.21No Single This Wkd: Here's Why & What's in the Works
09.04.21Influential Albums: 477-483
08.27.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 14th Single
08.27.21Influential Albums: 470-476
08.24.21New Single: 2 from 1986
08.22.21New CD BOGO Ends Wednesday
08.22.21Big Bunch o' Books: What J.'s Been Reading Lately
08.20.21Influential Albums: 463-469
08.16.21This Week's News Bulletin
08.14.21Influential Albums: 456-462
08.14.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 13th Single
08.10.21New Single: 2 Top 10 Hits from 1985
08.07.21Rich Gets Quick: Fastest ApX Member to 100 Songs
08.07.21Influential Albums: 449-455
08.07.21New CD in Stock: Buy 1, Get 1 of 33 CDs Free
08.02.21This Week's News Bulletin
07.30.21More Prayer Needed for Darnell Cline
07.30.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 12th Single
07.30.21Influential Albums: 442-448
07.27.21New Single: More Mid-80's Music
07.25.21Influential Albums: 435-441
07.25.21What's on the Get Rich Quick CD?
07.22.21This Week's News Bulletin
07.17.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 11th Single
07.16.21Father of the Bride (and Father of the Bride 2)
07.16.21More Info on the Upcoming ApologetiX CD
07.16.21Influential Albums: 428-434
07.12.21New 80's Single: #1 Hit and a One-Hit Wonder
07.10.21Darnell Cline: Encouragement from Other ApX Fans
07.10.21Update on Last Week's Appeal Letter
07.10.21Get Ready for Our 62nd CD

Terrific Testimonies from Tennessee and India
Wed., Mar. 23. 2011 12:33pm EDT

In last week's newsletter, J. talked about a song he was writing about the challenges Christian face in today's world because of people's preconceived notions about Christianity. That article received quite a few responses. Here are two that we thought were exceptionally interesting and inspiring:

This is so true! Here are a few stories for ya!

I traveled with the New Life Drama Company (Cleveland TN) for a couple of years. We would go door to door or do street ministry on our down time.

Once in Tennessee, I had a loaded, double-barrel shotgun pointed about 10-12 inches from my face. I was told if I said anything else about Jesus, I was dead. I told him that Jesus loves him, he cussed at me and I left.

Another time in Massachusetts, near Salem, I had a "curse" put on me by a self proclaimed witch. I'm too blessed to be cursed!

Once in California, we were on a college campus, passing out tracts and were forced to leave because they didn't "tolerate Christian literature" on their campus.

I really appreciate your music and ministry. Keep spreading the Truth. You may never see all of the end results in people's lives, but they're there! God bless!

Greg Boals
Humboldt TN

I was in an Indian prison for 16-plus years, and even there the staff were asking why I turned to Christ instead of one of their so called powerful idols! To some people you simply cannot explain that the is no other God except Our Heavenly Father, especially when they have thousands of idols that they call god, which are somehow all related.
Even today, as a preacher and social worker, people do ask me why I am a Christian instead of a Hindu? They even say that I would get more recognition and fame if I am a Hindu! What they do not understand is that we Christians do not do the works for personal glory but for Him. We will receive our crown in Heaven.

Do keep up the good works. In June, if all goes as planned and by His will, I will open a centre here that will incorporate your tracks in my services. Will send you more information about all these in time.

What I went through and in fact how I ended up in prison in the first place is a testimony of God's mercy and love for all sinners. If you desire a full testimony, I would be glad to share it with you, especially how I became a Christian.

I am still in India and actively involved in prison ministry and have the distinction of being the only ex-Singapore military professional turned gangster, turned assassin, ex-life convict turned legal aide, turned preacher who has got high level clearance to visit all prisons here without escort and interact directly with all the inmates anywhere within the prison.

I did not ask for all these but The Lord had other better plans for me to serve Him by serving the prisoners, my brethren with whom I had spent all those years.

Thank you and may The Lord continue His works through your songs.

Rev. K. Paul
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Editor's Note: Paul later sent us a more-detailed account of his testimony, but we don't have space to print it in the newsletter. If you'd like to read it, please go to: http://www.apologetix.com/news/news-details.php?news_id=1976