Daniel W Merrick Ph.D.

About the Author

Born in the late 1950's Dan grew up on the lower east side of Cleveland, Ohio. Captain Merrick enlisted in the Army in 1979 and moved up in the ranks before completing officers training. Dan has appeared on Cornerstone Christian Television's 'His Place' as a commentator, and was featured in Real Profits newsletter as a successful real estate investor. Author Daniel W. Merrick, Ph.D. has appeared on TV and Radio world wide and presently has syndicated radio show "FAITH RADIO" is heard on AM/FM markets and on the internet streaming live world wide on Anchor.FM/FaithRadio. in Fall 2021 Dan began hosting "Yah's Way TV" Show (YahBible.org) world wide which airs weekly on The Now Network. Dan Also authored several translation of the Bible restoring sacred name of Yah, Yahweh, YahuWah and Yahshua, Yahushua for the growing Messianic community. Additional titles at Amazon. Dan is now working on a Volume Set of the sacred scriptures entitled the YaHuWah Bible with each installment in separate volumes as a study set in Modern English from the King James Format. Dan pastors a Messianic Jewish Congregation with presence in the Messianic and Christian community world wide. Dan has several sites which he maintains himself at ThinkYah.org and his online fellowship of believers at YahsSpace.org Dan is a Songwriter with ASCAP membership and has received over 10 ASCAP Popular Music Awards with his released CD Aliyah in 1993 which charted at #33 on CCM Countdown in 1994 with his song "Like Stephen". Dan has appeared on tour in former soviet union and in Europe as well as at events in the United States. Dan is the president of his Family History organization which does genetic DNA Genealogy research and has published books on his Walsh and Jewish family lines which he has researched over 15 years. Dan's father was a World War II vet and accountant for Baily Meter Corporation and passed away in 2000. Dan's radio show took a sabbatical in 2018 with the passing of his son and returned as a podcast in December 2020. Dan's Mom was a famous LOWES girl in the 1940's and worked for Mildred and Fusmith advertising as an artist and model. She was born in Indiana Pennsylvania and went to school with the famous Jimmy Stewart. So Dan grew up at many meet and greets with some of the greatest stars of the silver screen era gone by. Dan's Mom affectionately know to her Hollywood friends as 'Lolly', past away in 1998. Danny attended Collinwood High School where he was in the Top 20 singers and a member of a band at church entitled the Teen Revivers. The group opened for many famous gospel music groups such as the Singing Rambo's and sang at several evangelistic meetings and church events. Dan taught himself the Guitar and later learned how to play the piano. He worked with Ralph Delany at the Collinwood Arts Center and developed a summer music project to help inner-city kids to form groups to perform across the city. While in high school, Dan attended London Bible College and completed his degree in Bible Missions in 1976 at Chicago Bible College. Dan graduated from high school a year earlier in 1975 having completed his diploma in 3 years instead of the usual 4. Dan was always a dreamer and became well known as an impressionist and voice talent. In 1977 Dan graduated from the Nashville School Of Broadcast Technique which was then known as the Ohio School Of Broadcast Technique. Dan completed the Broadcast Announcing and Production course and received his FCC 3rd Class Broadcast endorsed license. (Back when you had to past the test). Dan worked with several local radio stations and held a few different jobs before joining the US Army in 1979. While in the Army Dan completed his basic training at Fort Dix in New Jersey and moved on to Aberdeen Proving Grounds for advanced training. There Dan received Solider of the month and graduated at the top of his class. After a tour in Germany and traveling around Europe, Dan went on to Join the Ohio National Guard and get his Bachelor degree in Psychology. Dan was commissioned an officer in 1982 and went to Fort Knox for training. While at Fort Knox Kentucky Dan attended the University of Louisville, Kentucky University, and several other special training schools. Dan got his Masters Degree in Vocational Education while in Kentucky. In 1990 Dan was ordained a minister. After Desert Storm, Dan went into recovery for injuries he had while in the service and to spite Doctors belief to the contrary, Dan was able to walk again. During rehabilitation, Dan got his PhD in Biblical Linguistics. 1992, Dan's injuries were causing him a great deal of pain and he was forced into the welfare system waiting for military benefits. After struggling for almost a decade, Dan and his wife Olga started RDJ Catalog, Inc. as a direct sales business. Dan got the idea from his Dad's sales jobs on the side since Dan was a little boy. Robert Merrick past away in 2000 and Dan took his company to great heights doing motivational teaching, consulting, and selling. Dan started the company with only $583.00 in Social Security benefits and $10.00 in food stamps. Today RDJ Catalog, Inc. has grown to a 7.5 million dollar gross worth company. As the CEO, Dan still continues to work as a media consultant with expert appearances on Lifetime Network as a successful investor and on Radio and TV. Dan has also appeared at several corporate events as a key note motivational speaker. Dan's Book 'Instructions To Money: From Welfare To Millionaire' published on Outskirts Press has been rated 5 stars by Midwest Book Reviews and on Amazon.Com Dan is also an ASCAP licensed music publisher and song writer. In 2006 Dan's Radio show was syndicated on CRN & NRN entitled 'Instructions To Money' after his book. As a HR consultant, Dan was #1 in sales as a trainer with ABE, S&F, CT Engineering, and HMI, all Fortune 500 companies. In 2006 Dan authored his second book Instructions To Money From Welfare To Millionaire. Dan has received the Ronald Regan Business Achievement Metal from the US Congress and served on the President's Council on Small Business. Dan's motivational speeches and provocative inspirational stories seem to bring a new light on the business and economic environment that has created a demand for his insights into unique prospective on modern corporate Americana. His sales and motivational presentations have riveted and entertained audiences with profound relevance of achievement science. Dan also is a media news technical adviser on military affairs and operations. As the President of RDJ Catalog, Inc. Dan inspires others as a consultant on business, investment, real estate, motivation, sales, and achievement. With numerous press coverage's of his successes, Dan's entertaining and inspiration formula will make for a memorable read. Tune in weekly to Dan's radio shows on Hebrew Nation Radio or on his web sites where he share a Hebrew perspective of the Faith in Messiah. In 2021 FAITH RADIO returned to the airways at WYHWFM.Com and Dr Merrick continued his ministry at YahSpace.Org and Yahbible.Org adding a social media site at UnMeBook.com to add to his publishing business and non profit works. Dan's Family Foundation at MerrickFoundation.Org has made headways in genealogical works published here on Amazon to include DNA research through Family Tree DNA. Dan passed the 25,000 books sold on amazon in 2020 as a top selling author. Dan's biblical translations, history and genealogy collections of works are available on demand world wide. Yah's Way TV launch on the NOW Network in September of 2021 and Dan released a new song on Eternal Light and Power Company Records "Yah Ha Yah" that charted at 47 in the DistroKid Spotlight under Christian and Gospel. To get Dan's music on Amazon just search Daniel W Merrick and his album Aliyah and his new song should come up. Also you can listen to his songs on Spotify and Apps like Facebook and TikTok and add them to your story, reel or videos. Dan will be publishing new songs in 2021 and 2022 in Country, Jazz, CCM and Gospel markets. You can watch his TV Show on his web site links at YahBible.Org with links to his Amazon books and music also there.

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