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Pastor Mike Fabarez

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November 7, 2022

Have you ever seen something and thought, “I’d never do that!” Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that we’re only a few bad choices away from doing things we never thought possible! We’re studying 1 Samuel 28, where Saul is seeking direction before he goes into battle.

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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.

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It’s hard to get pumped up for something that doesn’t last. Whether it’s working out, or working for a living, our enthusiasm plummets without lasting rewards. But Pastor Mike Fabarez explains why the rewards God has promised are worth the wait!
November 4, 2022
Do you know the boiling frog metaphor? It’s an apt metaphor describing the concept of compromise. If a frog is placed into hot water, it will jump out. But if you place the frog in tepid water and slowly heat it, the frog will not perceive the danger. Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us about the slippery slope of compromise.
November 3, 2022
Our culture loves quitting. Lose passion for your career? Just switch jobs! But what does God want us to do when times are tough? Pastor Mike Fabarez dives deeper into David’s story. We’ve reached 1 Samuel 27, just as David is feeling fed up and ready to abandon God’s plan.
November 2, 2022
Do you feel like you’re called? Whether it’s your career path or your life journey, there’s a good chance God has designed it just for you! But what about when things get tough? Are you still called? Pastor Mike Fabarez offers biblical encouragement for when you feel like giving up.
November 1, 2022
Sometimes the trials seem to stack up, don’t they? And after a while, it may feel like there’s no point in trying to change things. Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us we’re not helpless! Although we may be facing difficulties, God will provide a way through, and we’ll be stronger for it.
October 31, 2022
Does God exist? Either way, how do you know? It’s a loaded question, one that has serious repercussions for everyone, according to the answer. Pastor Mike Fabarez addresses and responds to this fundamental question with the wisdom of Scripture and reason.
October 28, 2022
Wouldn't life be so much better if we could hit the easy button every time we encountered something uncomfortable? Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges our understanding of suffering, and urges us to continue living godly lives no matter what.
October 27, 2022
When we've been wronged, the thought of getting even can feel justified. But sin is never worth it! Pastor Mike Fabarez teaches on revenge, highlighting David's story in 1 Samuel 25, when he plots to kill Nabal. Justified or not, when we compromise God's Word, we only fool ourselves.
October 26, 2022
When we find ourselves in a situation we don't like, our instinct is to change it, at any cost, to get what we want. But are we acting according to God's will? Pastor Mike Fabarez helps us understand why compromise and sin are never worth it.
October 25, 2022
Bible verses like Romans 12:17, “Don't repay evil for evil,” are easy to understand but difficult to live out! Pastor Mike Fabarez teaches us about a time when David had the opportunity to get revenge and kill Saul, which would have solved a lot of his short-term problems! Let's learn what he did instead.
October 24, 2022
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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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