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.

Hebrews 2:1-4: The Danger in Drifting Part 1(a)

In this multi-part series beginning in Hebrews 2:1-4, we discover what it means to drift from the the greatness of our faith in Christ, to a neglect that has the potential to a personal faith catastrophe . We will also … Continue reading

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Let’s Stop Complaining the World is not Holy for Us.

LET’S STOP COMPLAINING that entertainment and sports is too sinful to be a part of. Imagine Christian’s being upset over the world not making their entertainment more holy. Over the last generation the church in America has attempted to sanctify … Continue reading

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The Greatest Message and the Greatest Messenger: Hebrews 1:1-4 (#3 a and b)

In Part III of the lead series to our walk through the book of Hebrews we examine the accomplishment and power of the blood of Jesus Christ the Lamb of God… “who when He had purged of of our sins, … Continue reading

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Hebrews 1:1-4 (#2 a and b): The Greatest Message and the Greatest Messenger

In our part II of our teaching covering Hebrews 1:1-4, we look into Christ being the expressed image of His (God’s) Person and how that intersect with our being pro-created in the image of God. You will be amazed and … Continue reading

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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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