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.

My Children, ESCAPE from Babylon! [Rome/America? Part 3]

Revelation 18:24 (NKJV) And in her was found the blood of prophets and saints, and of all who were slain on the earth.” Any scenario, where the above passage would even be possible in America, would have seemed fiction, even … Continue reading

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My Children, ESCAPE from Babylon! #4 [Rome/America? Part 2]

As we begin the final two postings of the series, “My Children, ESCAPE from Babylon”, it is important to restate the foundational biblical framework, that has guided this study. Let us hold that Babylon in the book of Revelation, is … Continue reading

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Potential of Losing Discernment, by Employing a Double Standard

Let me begin by stating that I like what I have seen of Vice President Mike Pence’s character and demeanor, since his nomination. The vice president’s person has in a profound way served to restrain some of the presidents’s erratic … Continue reading

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GO TO CHURCH ANYWAY?

I have seen a post many times over the last week on FACEBOOK. I’ll call it “GO TO CHURCH ANYWAY”. I would never refuse a lost person or soul seeking Jesus Christ, into a gathering of the church, on Sunday … Continue reading

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My Children, ESCAPE from Babylon! #4 [Rome/America? Part 1]

Toward the end of our last post we discovered that end-times Babylon, is hated by the ten king confederacy which gives rise to Antichrist’s base of power (Revelation 17:15-17). Their hatred most likely arises from Babylon’s dominance in world affairs … Continue reading

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Risking Sanctification with a Spiritual Shell Game

Have you ever witnessed the shell game while walking the streets of a city? The runner of the shell game, takes a bet from the player, then simply places a pea beneath one of the three shells, then mixes them … Continue reading

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We Need to Learn from the Church in China

BROTHERS AND SISTER BEWARE! For decades the Three Self Patriot Churches in China, capitulated to government intrusion, in order to remain open to the public rather than joining the persecuted underground Church. Now they are being told hey cannon reopen … Continue reading

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My Children, ESCAPE from Babylon! #3

(Read also Genesis 12:1-4, Isaiah 48:20, Jeremiah 50:8-9, Jeremiah 51:7-9)  Revelation 18:1-4 (NKJV) After these things I saw another angel coming down from heaven, having great authority, and the earth was illuminated with his glory. And he cried mightily with … Continue reading

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My Children, ESCAPE from Babylon! #2

Revelation 17:3-5 (NKJV) So he carried me away in the Spirit into the wilderness. And I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast which was full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns. The woman was … Continue reading

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My Children, ESCAPE from Babylon!

Revelation 18:1-5 (NKJV) After these things I saw another angel coming down from heaven, having great authority, and the earth was illuminated with his glory. And he cried mightily with a loud voice, saying, “Babylon the great is fallen, and … Continue reading

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