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Pastor Mike Fabarez

Learning How to Celebrate the Good Stuff – Part B

March 28, 2023

Most of us are pretty good at assigning blame for bad things that happen. But when something good occurs, who gets the credit? Are you quick to thank God and others? Pastor Mike Fabarez teaches from Second Samuel chapter 22, where David demonstrates the grateful attitude God wants us to have.

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Did you wake up today and thank God you had a bed to sleep in? Or food on the table? It sounds simple to “count your blessings,” so why is it difficult to stay focused on the good things? Pastor Mike Fabarez shares practical steps to help you reframe your day and keep track of God’s goodness.
March 27, 2023
As followers of Christ, we’re called to reach our world with the gospel. But how can we connect with non-believing friends without being negatively influenced by them? And how do we know if it’s time to break off that relationship? Pastor Mike Fabarez sits down to answer your questions about friendships with non-Christians.
March 24, 2023
You can’t go back and change the past, but God may be calling you to go back and clean up the mess! Pastor Mike Fabarez points to a story in Second Samuel chapter 21 that reminds us no matter how long ago a sin occurred, we need to deal with it now—even if it costs us financially or personally.
March 23, 2023
It’s tempting to think that our sins aren’t as serious as someone else’s. But what does God say about our sin? And do you agree with Him? Pastor Mike Fabarez shares the two-step process to deal with sin. No matter how hard we try, we can’t make things right, until we agree with God and make amends.
March 22, 2023
It’s common to hear people defend, make excuses for, or even rationalize wrong choices. But God clearly says, He hates sin! Pastor Mike Fabarez explains why it’s dangerous to minimize sin.
March 21, 2023
Disagreements drive us apart from the people we’re in conflict with, but God wants His people to aim at unity. So how do we seek reconciliation with someone we’re at odds with? Pastor Mike Fabarez explains how we can move towards those we disagree with.
March 20, 2023
What is the “unpardonable sin?” Is it really possible to cross a point of no return, where it’s too late to repent? Pastor Mike Fabarez tackles these questions and presents a definitive explanation of what it means to “blaspheme the Holy Spirit.”
March 17, 2023
It’s impossible to always get along with everyone. So the question is: How are you going to deal with conflict when it comes? Pastor Mike Fabarez reveals the first rule of biblical engagement when dealing with a disagreement.
March 16, 2023
The older you get, the more you realize you can’t take it with you! All your earthly possessions stay here when you go to eternity. And that should motivate us to be generous! Pastor Mike Fabarez explains how godly wisdom leads to generosity.
March 15, 2023
There are lots of downsides to getting older. You might start to lose your eyesight, your hearing, and even your hair! But as we age, godly men and women should be increasing in wisdom! Pastor Mike Fabarez introduces us to an eighty-year-old man, tucked into the pages of Second Samuel, who shares some timeless octogenarian wisdom.
March 14, 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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