Focal Point

Pastor Mike Fabarez

It Really is Next to Godliness– A Day

November 10, 2022

Would you consider yourself a generous person? For most of us, generosity is likely an ideal: something we strive for, but struggle with. Pastor Mike Fabarez warns us against materialism and reminds us that everything we have is a result of God’s goodness.

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What is it that holds us back from confessing our sins? Sometime it’s shame, other times we assume it’s “no big deal” and brush it off. Pastor Mike Fabarez highlights just how merciful God was to David after he confessed his sins in 1 Samuel 29 and 30.
November 9, 2022
We live in an entitled society. Even though we know we’re hopelessly lost without God’s grace and the free gift of salvation, it’s easy to act like we’re deserving of privileges or special treatment. Pastor Mike Fabarez teaches about culture, repentance and holiness.
November 8, 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.
November 7, 2022
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
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Are You Living Each Day with Eternity in Mind?
We will all stand before God at the end of our days and be judged. For Christians, that doesn't determine our salvation, it is about rewarding us for our faithfulness--our usefulness to the Lord. We only have one life and we should be living it to the utmost for God. Uncover the fascinating truths about how the life you live today determines your life in eternity. Be sure to request the book Heavenly Rewards by Mark Hitchcock 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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