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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

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.