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Pastor Mike Fabarez

A Thirst for Pleasure – Part C

June 28, 2022

Our society is obsessed with taking the easy way out! And yet, as Christians, we’re called to a higher standard. In a world where the pursuit of pleasure is celebrated, Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that God’s call is to another path.

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Would you consider yourself enslaved? It may be hard to imagine, but in Romans 6, the Apostle Paul says we’re either slaves to sin or to righteousness. Pastor Mike Fabarez helps us identify which master we’re following.
June 27, 2022
Our culture seems dead set on tearing down the traditional family. But the Bible affirms the beauty and blessing of this fundamental unit! Pastor Mike Fabarez sets down biblical guidance for strengthening family ties.
June 24, 2022
We live in a society that celebrates self-indulgence and comfort, and it’s easy to feel entitled to “the good life.” Pastor Mike Fabarez continues his study of our culture’s hedonistic obsession with pleasure and how we as Christians should respond.
June 23, 2022
When you look at the actions of most world leaders, it’s easy to spot underlying motivations of power, authority and wealth. Pastor Mike Fabarez teaches about our human quest for power and contrasts it with the biblical principles for leadership.
June 22, 2022
As Americans, we celebrate individuality and personal freedom. But Pastor Mike Fabarez points out that at times. this cultural value conflicts with scripture—especially when it comes to respecting those in authority we disagree with.
June 21, 2022
When we first become Christians, we’re filled with passion for our faith. But after a while, we can become complacent. Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us to stay mindful of what Jesus has saved us from so we can stay continually grateful for the grace of God.
June 20, 2022
We’ve all lost loved ones. And we struggle with what to say to comfort grieving families—especially if their faith is unknown. But facing death and helping others through it is a necessary part of life.
June 17, 2022
It’s easy to focus more on the wrath of God than the grace of God, which can make it hard to accept that God is loving. Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that while the Gospel is the ultimate Good News it comes out of bad news.
June 16, 2022
The Bible was written over hundreds of years, by multiple people and in three languages! And yet, every word was ordained by God. Pastor Mike Fabarez has an important message about the unchanging Word of God. The Bible is our authority and road map for life!
June 15, 2022
In our inter-connected world, we have access to information like never before. So where is the first place you look to verify facts and opinions? Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that the unchanging Word of God remains a relevant and reliable guide in every situation.
June 14, 2022
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About Focal Point

Focal Point is the Bible teaching ministry of author and pastor Mike Fabarez. Focal Point explores and proclaims the depths of Scripture on its daily radio broadcast and is dedicated to clearly explaining the truth of God’s Word.

About Pastor Mike Fabarez

Mike Fabarez is the founding pastor of Compass Bible Church in South Orange County, California and has been in pastoral ministry for more than 30 years. He is committed to clearly communicating God’s word verse-by-verse and encourages his listeners to apply what they have learned to their daily lives.

Pastor Mike is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, Talbot School of Theology (M.A.) and Westminster Theological Seminary in California (D.Min.).

Mike is heard on hundreds of radio programs across the country on the Focal Point radio program and has authored several books, including Raising Men Not Boys, Lifelines for Tough Times, Preaching That Changes Lives, Getting It Right, Praying for Sunday, and Why the Bible?

Mike and his wife, Carlynn, reside in Laguna Hills, California and they have three children, Matthew, John and Stephanie.

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