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Coming out of the 60's into the 70's Russ was a rock n rolling bar fighting seeker, consuming drugs/alcohol and searching through every door he could to find meaning. He was a dabbler in dark occultism and a practitioner of golden Buddha meditation where he was trained in astral projection to seek the ascended masters.... Russ says "I sought to experience anything spiritually, supernatural and alternative I could .....to find what it was I was looking for." But I didn't, instead I found myself on the edge of death and hell itself.... see more in the upcoming autobiography 'Once Blind'.
Russ Dizdar, started out in the AOG Church, was licensed to and then Ordained to the ministry October 1978 reformation Sunday at Green Baptist Church by the SBC. He has served as Sr. Pastor of 4 churches over a 30 year period. He was also Ex. Director of Greater Akron Youth For Christ, a Police Chaplain UNIT 78 UAPD. He is (1982) Founder and now directs Shatter the Darkness and Preemption Broadcast (The Ragged Edge Radio Broadcast) (2008). He has preached in Churches and conferences across the USA, held training seminars and loves to do crusade evangelism. He has launched web sites and broadcasts messages that have been heard and downloaded in over 150 countries. The internet sites with the free teaching/seminar audio courses have been downloaded over 19 million times (MP3s).
Russ has been on many radio stations for interviews most of which are archived on the web. Russ has spoken and presented sessions at conferences in Ghent W.V., Michigan, New England area, Sharpsville PA, Washington PA, St Louis, New York, Indiana, Nashville Tenn. and Las Vegas, Groton CT, Mansfield OH, Branson Mo, and Canton Ohio. He has launched REEP mission trips in over 70 cites and one into France in 2012, Germany and then Poland in 2013. The Radio interviews on many other stations here
Russ has studied at Cumberland College Biblical Studies, the University of Akron Criminology and Military science, 2 1/2 years at Moody Bible School and in 1984 at Malone College went through graduating services for a BA in Religion/Philosophy, with advanced studies in Theology, Apologetic s and Greek.
He has studied at Emerge counseling center...Basics of Biblical Counseling, Crisis Counseling and other various training there. Training in Nothetic Counseling, Theosophic, Wise Counsel, Mind Control deprogramming and Exit Counseling. Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy (OPOTA), UAPD police training, DEFTEC law enforcement training in advanced occult and cult crimes. A dozen specialized Occult/satanic crimes training seminars with Tom Wedge/author of The Satan Hunter and others.
He has also been to many training conferences and seminars including those on Satanic Ritual Abuse, SRA-MPD-DID, Mind Control, Spiritual Warfare, Abduction Research, Deliverance/Evangelism and other various fields. Youth for Christ USA training in leadership, evangelism and youth ministry, International Police Chaplin's courses, Navigators discipleship, MasterLife and MasterBuilders discipleship/leadership training. Church leadership, growth and other seminars, courses and conferences in Church related leadership, management and development.
Russ currently seeks to master NT Greek vocabulary & NT manuscripts and Systematic Theology. Current studies include Surveillance Technologies, Private Investigation (at a Security Firm), Criminal Profiling-Forensics and threat analysis.
He has written and taught 14 college level courses locally over the last 30 years. A major course he has taught is 'Preemptive Systematic Theology' and offers these courses as Internet external learning on the web (all free).
Is author of the books 'THE BLACK AWAKENING: Rise of the satanic super soldier four training workbooks with new books soon to be released: R191:The real reason for Armageddon, Transmutation not Trans-human (update to the Black Awakening and Seeing Into The Future. Soon ONCE BLIND: but now I see. See them here.
Once blind tells the story: ....None of the finite spirits or counterfeit spirituality led me to God. It was only when a man so filled with the Spirit of God unleashed on me the love, power and message of Jesus Christ that I found my answer.
When I accepted the living Christ into my life in September 1975 the blinders came off and the presence, power and love of God came in. The clarity between the deception of darkness (even when masqueraded as light) and the truth that is in Jesus filled my life and changed it forever! It's not a religion, not a set of rules...it's an awesome relationship with GOD, knowing God is not only possible, God loves you and wants you.
It is the living Jesus who came 2000 years ago fulfilling hundreds of prophecies, He was foretold, conceived and born unlike anyone else in human history. He lived free from sin and evil, showed us what God is, does and says. He now gives to all who come to Him His power, new life, help and the presence of the coming (glorification) indestructible, irreversible immortality. He came seeking us/you and I and no one wants us more than God does.
He came to conquer radical evil, sin, death, hell and satan. He went to the Cross...died, rose from the dead and ascended to heaven from where He came. He is the Living Savior....Alive right now, seeking you also and is coming back soon. Read the supernatural living Words that the Spirit of God has given to all humanity. The Book of John.
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS/UPCOMING CONFERENCES
Russ has spoken in over 50 conferences in the last 6 years and has 6 more for 2016. See the www.shatterthedarkness.net site for daily update and details on upcoming conferences
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Russ is a 'BROADCAST MISSIONARY' doing cross cultural mission broadcast on an international level, the radio program is called THE RAGGED EDGE focusing on current issues, the rise of radical evil, on evangelism and teaching. Archives from live shows and courses are heard in over 150 nations. Other web sites are