Paul and Pat Blizard are former third-generation Jehovah’s Witnesses. When Paul was with the group he worked his way up to become a member of the world headquarters staff in Brooklyn, New York. (Bethelite) His wife Pat, was a full-time missionary, (Regular Pioneer and “special” Pioneer) with the organization. They were converted to Christianity in 1982. (Read their testimony: “They Wanted Our Baby to Die“) Since their conversion to Christianity, they both attended Howard Payne University, Brownwood, Texas. Paul earned a B.A. degree in Biblical studies, with a minor in biblical languages.
Paul did his graduate seminary studies at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, where he earned the Master of Divinity degree in 1993 and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree from Liberty Theological Seminary at Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA. Paul has served in pastorates in Kentucky and West Virginia.
Paul is also certified by the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention as an Associate with the Interfaith Witness Department. He has led many conferences for the Kentucky Baptist Convention on cults.