About Us

 Information contained on this site is compiled from

  • Original documents from the Apollo Prayer League archives

  • Recorded personal interviews and literally hundreds of email exchanges with APL Director Reverend John Stout and Apollo 14 Lunar Module Pilot Edgar Mitchell 2005-2015.
  • Correspondence with Apollo 12 Lunar Module Pilot Alan Bean and Apollo 13 Commander Jim Lovell.

  • Pastors and parishioners from Nassau Bay Baptist Church and Clear Lake Presbyterian Church, Houston , TX.

  • Space collectors, Apollo astronauts, their administrators and associates, and NASA employees and family members with first-hand knowledge of the Apollo Prayer League and the journey of the First Lunar Bibles.

  • Records from the Smithsonian Air & Space museum, NASA news archives, and historical newspaper archives.

  • Material from the Apollo Prayer League archives, Apollo missions, and the lunar Bibles were gathered with written permission from Rev. John Stout and Apollo 14 Edgar Mitchell.


Undaunted Legend

Book, Apostles of Apollo, by Carol Mersch



For detail behind the story of the First Lunar Bibles, read The Apostles of Apollo: The Journey of the Bible to the Moon and the Untold Stories of America's Race into Space (2010) www.apostlesofapollo.com.   Available at Amazon.com  


For the life and legeng of Rev. John Stout, read Undaunted:  The Unflinching Faith, Audacity and Ultimate Betrayal of an American Legen at www.undaunted-legend.com    Available at Amazon.com


"The story is so beautiful…I really want to see someone to do a film adaptation. I guess it would be as successful as the Ron Howard’s Apollo 13.”

Book Review: A Book of Untold Stories
“The Lunar bible – A beautiful adventure”
February 8, 2012



The Apollo Prayer League - Curators of the Apollo Prayer League Archives and the first Lunar Bibles