Focal Point

Pastor Mike Fabarez

Critical Preparation for Fighting Temptation – B Day

February 9, 2023

Our society has basically conditioned us to expect instant gratification for pretty much everything. We hate waiting! Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges our expectations, especially when it comes to sexual purity. We’re studying a difficult passage in 2 Samuel 13 about the devastating consequences of sexual sin.

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When we’re spiritually healthy and mentally strong, it’s easy to recognize temptation for what it is: a sales pitch. But when we’re distracted or distanced from God, those warning bells get quieter. Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us how easy it is to fall into temptation.
February 8, 2023
One of the most difficult aspects of living a pure life is staying away from sexual temptation. Sex is literally everywhere, and Pastor Mike Fabarez will address this troublesome topic with a deep dive into the story of Amnon and Tamar.
February 7, 2023
Our society is obsessed with sex, and as appealing as casual sex may appear, there’s a dark side, as well. Pastor Mike Fabarez warns us to guard our minds from the temptation of sex and reminds us of just how much we have to lose.
February 6, 2023
With easy online access to Bible teaching, is church attendance really still a necessary part of Christian growth? Can’t we keep our faith private and worship at home on Sundays? Pastor Mike Fabarez tackles these important questions on another enlightening edition of Ask Pastor Mike.
February 3, 2023
God’s love for us is unconditional and He’s never surprised at the depths of our depravity. Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges us to truly believe that God has a plan and He is working it out for our good—because He loves us!
February 2, 2023
Romans 8:28 reminds us that God is constantly at work in our lives, but that doesn’t mean we won’t go through difficult times! Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us how easy it is to become discouraged by detours, unless we can keep the bigger picture in mind.
February 1, 2023
One of the signs of maturity is taking personal responsibility for your actions. But Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us how easy it is to forget that there are very real ramifications for our sins, even if we repent and work to make things right.
January 31, 2023
What does it mean to “speak the truth in love”? Pastor Mike Fabarez encourages us care enough about others to confront them, but to also take extra measures to couch our words in grace and compassion. We’re learning to develop our gentle confrontation skills!
January 30, 2023
Through the ages, countless people have offered their opinions about what hell is or isn’t like. But what God says about hell is what matters most! Pastor Mike Fabarez discusses hell as it’s presented in the Bible and addresses a lot of the questions people continue to wrestle with.
January 27, 2023
It’s estimated that we make an average of 35,000 choices per day—everything from what to eat to where to live. Most of the time, we’re not even aware of all the decisions we’re making! Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges us to invite God into our decision-making processes.
January 26, 2023
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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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