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.

He is the Light of the World… We are the are the light of the world

Below is the Facebook video of our worship and word of God fellowship. The message from John 8:12-20 is entitled “He is the Light of the world… by Proxy we are the light of the world. The message was longer … Continue reading

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It’s the End of the World as… Part 1 and 2

Below is a scriptural walk through God’s will after this latest change to life as we knew it. May God enable us to see, His will and work are the same now as they were prior to the difficulty of … Continue reading

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PRAY it AWAY… or PRAY it will HUMBLE a NATION?

Below are the three videos that make up this message, after which I have included the PDF notes. Thank you for watching and considering this teaching prayerfully. VIDEO #1 VIDEO #2 VIDEO #3 click the link below to download the … Continue reading

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No Fear, only Faith and the Peace of God!

May you be blessed my the word of God and Praise to Jesus Christ!

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“For Such a Time as This” A Message of Hope and Mission in Uncertain Times

Dear Friends below are parts 1, 2, and 3 from the message preached this past Sunday morning (March 15th, 2020) at Encounter Church. The video from our morning service time ran out, so after I spoke it for you all … Continue reading

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“I Still Believe” by Jeremy Camp, as recorded by Michael and Abigail Erdel

Hello dear friends! Just wanted to share with you a song written by Jeremy Camp called “I still Believe”,that my daughter Abigail and I covered together. Hope you are blessed.

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Hebrews 2:1-4 (#2 a, b): Contaminated Spiritual Streams from Drift to Neglect

In video blog we look at the scriptural basis 5 contaminated spiritual streams which progress from drifting from our faith to neglecting our faith in Christ. This is an overview, for what we will dig into deeper in the next … Continue reading

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