Author Archives: Michael J Erdel

About Michael J Erdel

Mike is a pastor with The Assembly of God Fellowship. He is the lead pastor at Encounter Church in Fostoria Ohio. His desire is to encourage the Church of Jesus Christ, and declare God's hope through His Son Jesus, to a world which is long on excuses and short on hope. Mike has experienced the truth that when we kneel before Christ, surrendering to Him as Savior and LORD, being led and empowered by His Spirit. To Jesus Christ be all glory and honor.

Time to Revive Podcast discussing Grace & Good Works (Ephesians 2:8-10)

Dear Friends below is a podcast on which I was a guest called “Time To Revive” on SHINE FM 88.5 AND 88.9 The discussion centered on how we resolve the tension between being saved by grace through faith and God’s … Continue reading

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“Prayer Grasps Eternity”… from “Why Revival Tarries”

Read this zealous (filled with knowledge) take on the need for desperate prayer from Leonard Ravenhill. PRAYER GRASPS ETERNITY (from “Why Revival Tarries” from Leonard Ravenhill) No man is greater than his prayer life. The pastor who is not praying … Continue reading

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Hebrews 1:1-4 (#1): The Greatest Message and the Greatest Messenger

In our part I of our teaching covering Hebrews 1:1-4, we look into the Character of the Son of God as revealed in Christ being the Inheritor of all things, the Creator, the One who Sustains and the Brightness of … Continue reading

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An Insatiable Desire for God’s Word

Below is a video blog concerning a portion of the testimony of Brother Yun; a Chinese Christian leader of legendary status to the faithful inside of China. In this blog I read (and comment) from Brother Yun’s autobiography. In chapter … Continue reading

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Introduction to Hebrews Part 1 and 2 (Video Blog)

Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Hit play to begin the introduction to the Book of Hebrews teaching, Part’s 1 and 2 are below. PART #1 PART # 2

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As He Walked

(1 John 2:1-6) ​ My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; and He Himself is the … Continue reading

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Our Fixation: HOPE

Thanks to God our Father in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, for blessing me this morning, while reading in I John; where I was led to consider once again the HOPE we have in looking forward to the … Continue reading

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