Focal Point

Pastor Mike Fabarez

How to Be Godly in the Worst of Times – A Day

February 22, 2023

You know the phrase, “No man is an island”? It means no one is completely self-sufficient. Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that we’re members of a body, the Body of Christ. And that means we’re on a team so we don’t have to face life alone.

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Hospitality is a crucial element in building Christian community and can be an effective tool for evangelism by showing Christ's love to others. But how can we be effective in this area of our lives? What does the Bible say about hospitality? Learn some practical and effective means of serving the Lord. Be sure to request the book The Hospitality Commands: Building Loving Christian Community by Alexander Strauch with your generous donation this month.

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In our me-centered culture, Bible verses like, “count others more significant than yourselves” are a tough sell! Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that once we know Christ, it’s time to stop living the way the world does, and stop valuing what our culture says is important.
February 21, 2023
There’s a troublesome trend of social media influencers who become popular for being naturally beautiful—until they’re exposed for Photoshopping images and using filters to pretend they’re something they’re not! Pastor Mike Fabarez shows us that self-promotion to gain worldly approval is nothing new.
February 20, 2023
Many celebrities maintain the illusion of eternal youth through diet, exercise, and maybe a nip-and-tuck here and there. Plastic surgery used to be performed mainly on accident victims or for life-threatening health conditions, but is it right to go under the knife for purely cosmetic reasons? Pastor Mike Fabarez offers a biblical response.
February 17, 2023
Is there a strained relationship in your life? Pastor Mike Fabarez continues our study of the enduring tension between David and Absalom. As Christians, we have a responsibility to live peacefully and harmoniously with our siblings in Christ, but how do we move past our frustration and hurt?
February 16, 2023
Throughout life, we will meet people we enjoy being around, and others who we would rather steer clear of! Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that if we’re brothers and sisters in Christ, then we need to find ways to move from frustration to friendship.
February 15, 2023
What’s the difference between feeling bad and repentance? Godly sorrow is much more than saying “sorry”—it leads to complete life transformation! Pastor Mike Fabarez addresses this topic from the perspective of someone who has repented but is still dealing with feelings of guilt and shame.
February 14, 2023
Have you noticed we spend a lot of time focusing on sin, but not much on what to do after we repent? Pastor Mike Fabarez addresses this exact topic. Once we’ve repented and received forgiveness, guilt and shame no longer have a place in our minds.
February 13, 2023
War is a painful reality in our world. But should Christians be willing to join the military? Should believers fight in wars? We’ll discuss those relevant questions with Mike Fabarez and look at Scripture’s instruction on conflict and combat.
February 10, 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.
February 9, 2023
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
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Hospitality is a crucial element in building Christian community and can be an effective tool for evangelism by showing Christ's love to others. But how can we be effective in this area of our lives? What does the Bible say about hospitality? Learn some practical and effective means of serving the Lord. Be sure to request the book The Hospitality Commands: Building Loving Christian Community by Alexander Strauch 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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