Focal Point

Pastor Mike Fabarez

Christian Parenting

May 5, 2023

We often see celebrity children photographed on social media and dressed up in designer outfits, looking like adorable accessories for their A-list moms and dads. But God’s purpose for children goes far beyond bringing status and attention to their parents. Pastor Mike Fabarez and his wife, Carlynn, discuss the true purpose and calling of parenthood.

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Most moms and dads understand that it’s part of the job to identify and correct our kids’ bad behaviors. We expend so much energy keeping our kids out of trouble, but we may have overlooked the trouble in ourselves! Pastor Mike Fabarez takes the focus off the kids for a moment to address some of the temptations facing parents.
May 4, 2023
When you bring home a baby for the first time, that child is completely helpless and dependent on mom and dad. But it doesn’t stay that way forever! Being a parent is a tough job. And Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges some of our cultural expectations as we consider what the Bible has to say about this important role.
May 3, 2023
Parents spend a lot of time pouring into their kids. Diaper changes, soccer games, and homework fill up much of the day for moms and dads. And while the kids are important, there’s someone else who needs your attention first—your spouse! Pastor Mike Fabarez explains why the relationship between husbands and wives should take priority.
May 2, 2023
There are few undertakings in life as overwhelming as parenting. Contemporary authors have countless theories about the proper way to go about this task, but only one book offers guidance from the One who created your children! Pastor Mike Fabarez begins a new study on biblical parenting.
May 1, 2023
We all know from experience that life can be unfair. But how far should we go to demand justice? If Christians are supposed to be loving and forgiving, is it ever okay to sue someone? Pastor Mike Fabarez turns to God’s Word to explain what Scripture teaches Christians about using the legal system.
April 28, 2023
There’s a popular saying that “with great power, comes great responsibility.” And while we often overlook the role of good leadership when things are going well, we pay close attention when trouble stirs up! Pastor Mike Fabarez talks about the importance of choosing good leaders and outlines the high standards God has established for them.
April 27, 2023
Our culture places a high value in independence and individuality. As a result, it’s pretty typical to hear people complain about authority! But God’s Word reveals that our leaders are established by God. So how should Christians respond to them? Pastor Mike Fabarez explains why we should willingly and joyfully follow our church leaders.
April 26, 2023
Over the years, you’ve probably heard a few sensational stories about well-known Christian leaders who publicly abandoned their faith. The Bible reveals that while these events are disturbing and embarrassing, they should not deter true Christ-followers from pressing forward with the gospel message. Pastor Mike Fabarez encourages Christians to be resilient and Unfazed by Sovereign Challenges.
April 25, 2023
Judas was the most infamous traitor of all time. But, his betrayal of Jesus was not a shock. In fact, it was part of God’s sovereign plan. Does that surprise you? Pastor Mike Fabarez explains why betrayals are hurtful but should be expected.
April 24, 2023
How do you know you’re really saved? Are you sure beyond a shadow of doubt? That’s a question every one of us eventually needs to face. Pastor Mike Fabarez tackles this topic and explains what we need to know about the assurance of salvation.
April 21, 2023
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It's Not Easy to Say YES to This One Thing?
Most of us want to be useful to the Lord, but we feel intimidated, inadequate or unprepared for what He may call me to do. Learn how to fight your fear and gain the courage you need to care less about our earthly fears and more about pleasing our heavenly Father. Be sure to request the book Courage: Fighting Fear with Fear by Wayne Mack 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.

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P.O. Box 2850 
Laguna Hills, CA 92654
 
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