Focal Point

Pastor Mike Fabarez

Fear of God: And Our Leaders – Part A

September 7, 2023

Whether we like it or not, we need good leaders in businesses, families, and churches. In fact, the idea that we can have well-functioning organizations without leadership is simply unbiblical! Pastor Mike Fabarez will help us understand the importance of church leadership by examining the role of the Apostles.

Featured Offer

Are You Living Each Day with Eternity in Mind?
We will all stand before God at the end of our days and be judged. For Christians, that doesn't determine our salvation, it is about rewarding us for our faithfulness--our usefulness to the Lord. We only have one life and we should be living it to the utmost for God. Uncover the fascinating truths about how the life you live today determines your life in eternity. Be sure to request the book Heavenly Rewards by Mark Hitchcock with your generous donation this month.

Archives

Does our behavior really matter to God? Or does God’s endless grace give us a “license to sin”? Pastor Mike Fabarez shares an important reminder from Acts 5 that God takes our holiness seriously.
September 6, 2023
We typically think of fear as a bad thing. Afterall, the Bible repeatedly commands us to “Fear not!” But the Bible also describes a kind of fear we should embrace. Pastor Mike Fabarez talks about the fear that gripped the early church after Ananias and Saphira dropped dead at the feet of the Apostles.
September 5, 2023
You’ve likely heard popular hymns acknowledging our “Good Father.” But it’s less likely that you’ve listened to many songs, or sermons for that matter, extolling the blessings of our Heavenly Father as a righteous disciplinarian. Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that God disciplines those he loves.
September 4, 2023
When was the last time you shopped for a new Bible? The choices today are staggering! And it’s not always easy to discover the differences between all the translations. Pastor Mike Fabarez discusses how different versions of the Bible were derived, and he’ll offer guidelines for selecting a Bible that’s right for you.
September 1, 2023
The Bible is filled with reminders that we should to be thankful to God. But when was the last time you sat down to contemplate God’s specific provisions? Have you thanked him for his goodness? Pastor Mike Fabarez points to Psalm 100 for biblical inspiration that prompts us to gather together to praise God!
August 31, 2023
Most people have a tendency to be ungrateful. And when things go wrong, we’re downright hostile. But Jonah, David, and many others in the Bible found out the hard way that God is good all the time! Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges us to look beyond our circumstances and see God’s goodness!
August 30, 2023
In battle, whether it looks like you’re winning or losing, you can be confident of the outcome if you’re on God’s side! Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that we can be joyful during tough times because we know Jesus is coming back! That truth should give us incredible confidence the rest of the world can’t comprehend.
August 29, 2023
The Bible says we can be strong and courageous, even when we are weak. It sounds like a contradiction doesn’t it? Well, Pastor Mike Fabarez presents a message of encouragement from Psalm 118 for anyone experiencing fear, anxiety, or uncertainty.
August 28, 2023
God is a God of order, and the universe follows His unchanging natural laws. But every so often, God steps in and breaks the very laws He created! Pastor Mike Fabarez applies logic and insight to the very real and biblical evidence for miracles.
August 25, 2023
When we’re sick, or a loved-one is hurting, we desperately search for any possible remedy to alleviate the pain! And yet, too often we neglect to utilize the most powerful remedy available––God! Pastor Mike Fabarez talks about the power of God to take away our suffering.
August 24, 2023
See More Episodes
Loading...
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
R
S
T
U
W
Y
Loading...
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
J
L
M
N
O
P
R
S
T
W
Listen to Focal Point on
Amazon Echo
Learn How
Learn How

Featured Offer

Are You Living Each Day with Eternity in Mind?
We will all stand before God at the end of our days and be judged. For Christians, that doesn't determine our salvation, it is about rewarding us for our faithfulness--our usefulness to the Lord. We only have one life and we should be living it to the utmost for God. Uncover the fascinating truths about how the life you live today determines your life in eternity. Be sure to request the book Heavenly Rewards by Mark Hitchcock with your generous donation this month.

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.

Contact Focal Point with Pastor Mike Fabarez

Mailing Address
Focal Point
P.O. Box 2850 
Laguna Hills, CA 92654
 
Telephone
1-888-320-5885