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.

False Flags and a Tipping Point

We live in very interesting and unsettling times. As followers of the Lord Jesus Christ, we see the sign of the times and should have enthusiastic hope that Christ’s return is nearer than when we first believed. This same hope … Continue reading

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Called to Set Captives Free

When a Christian is moved by his love for Christ, in sincere and humble faith (in the word of God), he enters a reality of war against personalities of darkness, which are determined to extinguish his faith. I appreciate the … Continue reading

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The Full 3/3rds of the Gospel (Colossians 1:26-29)

Colossians 1:27-29 27 To them God willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. 28 Him we preach, warning every man and … Continue reading

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Only the Lamb of God is Worth! (Revelation 5)

Below is a video copy of a message I just shared from Revelation Chapter 5, concerning how he Lord Jesus Christ, alone, is worthy to pull the curtain back on the revelation. Click below to view.

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The MAJESTY OF GOD and Our Response (Revelation 4)

Dear friends I have been preaching through the Book of Revelation, focusing on the elements that usually are overlooked, in our pursuit to prove our end times timelines. The message below is from Revelation 4, where John sees the throne … Continue reading

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War will Lead a Supposed Peace Maker!

I am very hesitant to make prophetic declarations. The word declares we “know in part and prophesy in part”. This ought to cause any godly person to be very hesitant in making declarations, unless they know for sure it is … Continue reading

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The Oozing Hypocrisy of Orange, Red, White, Brown and Blue (The sad case of Deshaun Watson)

As the lunacy of the NFL football season is fast approaching, much of the American sports media have been guessing, speculating, and prophesying, concerning the career of a 26 year old quarterback named Deshaun Watson. Watson is a college national … Continue reading

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Cautiously Optimistic with a HEAVY Dose of Reality (Life after Roe vs. Wade)

While watching a video clip of a female news pundit, concerning the recent United States Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe vs. Wade precedent (making abortion legal in all 50 states), I marveled at how ignorant the … Continue reading

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When VILENESS is Exalted (Psalm 12:8)

(Psalms 12:8) The wicked prowl on every side, when vileness is exalted among the sons of men. Reading this verse from Psalm 12 is more than a little unsettling, even in a psalm that for the most part is very … Continue reading

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The Trouble Needed to Live in our REFUGE

Psalms 9:9-14 9The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, A refuge in times of trouble. 10And those who know Your name will put their trust in You; For You, LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You. … Continue reading

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