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Pastor Mike Fabarez

Expecting Opposition – Part A

July 20, 2023

Many believers are shocked to receive a harsh response when they share the gospel. After all, the news we’re sharing is good! So why is the response so bad? Pastor Mike Fabarez prepares God’s people to engage in spiritual battle. Sadly, global persecution of Christians is nothing new. But in America, persecution for biblical faith is just emerging!

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Have you ever seen a little child hide from his parents because he knows he did something wrong? It seems silly and childish, but most adults are reluctant to expose their sins as well! Pastor Mike Fabarez describes the blessings of repentance, even daily repentance, to help us grow up in our faith.
July 19, 2023
During the Civil War, President Lincoln was asked if he believed God was on his side. He replied, “Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right!” Honest Abe understood the value of God’s protection! Pastor Mike Fabarez describes the security that comes with God’s covenant.
July 18, 2023
When you find something that really works, don’t you just want to rush out and tell other people about it? Some of the best deals are passed on through word of mouth. So, are you sharing the good news of Jesus with your co-workers, neighbors, and friends? Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges Christians to start talking to others about the Lordship of Christ!
July 17, 2023
The Bible says Jesus was forgiving sins even before His crucifixion. So why did Jesus have to die at all? Pastor Mike Fabarez sits down for a personal conversation about the reasons why Christ needed to go to the cross.
July 14, 2023
Following Jesus makes this life better—but that’s not the point. People need to know that being a Christian is not about having an easier, more successful life here and now. It’s about where we’re going when this life is over! Pastor Mike Fabarez explains why you need to share the gospel with the future in mind.
July 13, 2023
People all around you are on the path to eternal punishment and you know the solution. Are you taking your responsibility seriously? Are you offering God’s rescue plan to those who are perishing? Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges each one of us to urgently share God’s limited time offer of a full pardon through Jesus Christ!
July 12, 2023
Most people would say they’ve made some mistakes, but they’re less likely to admit that their sin is serious enough to deserve death! Yet that’s what the Bible teaches in no uncertain terms. Pastor Mike Fabarez provides clear answers about sin, death, and faith in Christ.
July 11, 2023
Nobody wants to hurt someone else’s feelings. We may even avoid telling the truth, if we think it might sting! But in order to point people to Christ, people need to hear that their sin has offended a holy God! Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges Christians to tell the truth about man’s sin and God’s punishment.
July 10, 2023
King’s James, English Standard, New American Standard––when it comes to picking out a good Bible, it seems like there’s nothing “standard” about them! Are some versions better than others? Which one’s right for you? Pastor Mike Fabarez explains the differences between several popular, modern versions on this practical and informative edition of Ask Pastor Mike!
July 7, 2023
We can’t effectively share the good news of Jesus Christ with people without first telling the bad news––their sin is separating them from Christ! Pastor Mike Fabarez explains that, like it or not, we are all sinners. And knowing this is the key to recognizing our need for a savior!
July 6, 2023
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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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