RiaanSwiegelaar, co- founder of the South African Satanic Church (SASC), has resigned from his post as presiding priest of the controversial church.
He also resigned from the church council, as well as dissolved his membership with the organisation.
In a live video broadcast of Facebook, Swiegelaar said, “To be honest, I initially thought I’d quietly slip out the back door and I didn’t think people would be so interested in why I do what I do”.
He said he engaged in satanism because it resonated with him at the time, and because he was ‘very sad and very broken, without realising it’. I think alot of people resonate at satanism when they come from a very broken place”.
I have met thousands of satanists over the past year and they are extremely hurt and broken. That’s the one thing they all have in common”, Swiegelaar added.
He burst into tears and added, “To this day, there have only been four Christian in my entire life who have shown me what unconditional love is.
In Mid May, Swiegelaar conducted his last interview as a member of the SASC on CapeTalk Radio, not knowing it would be his last radio interview.
He said in the interview that he does not believe that Jesus Christ exists. A lady from the radio team walked up to him after the interview and hugged him in a way he had never been hugged before.
A week later, he saw on WhatsApp that the woman is a Christian. “I never had a Christian do that. I have never experienced a Christian show so much love towards a self knowing satanists”
” And it stayed with me, though”.
A week later when Swiegelaar had to perform a ritual to see “What the next phase is to gain more influence and power”, he did the the ritual and during the ritual Jesus appeared before him.
He said, “If you are Jesus, You have to prove it. “Dizzy says he is overflowing with the most beautiful love and energy. “And I recognised it right away, like the woman at the radio station pointed it out to me”
Dizzy expands more about his experience in the Live Facebook video that’s over 30 minutes long.
Impostor said he would not answer queries from the media, and that the video is his testimony.
A press release by the SASC, who members According to Swiegelaar is growing by the day, reads ” We, as the SASC Council, want to thank Swiegelaar for his contribution, both as the pastor and the Co-founder of SA Satanic Church. We wish him success in his future endeavours”