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Pastor Mike Fabarez

Paying Taxes

April 14, 2023

The official day to file your taxes is coming soon! And along with bemoaning this deadline comes the usual complaints about excessive government spending. Pastor Mike Fabarez answers a timely question about obeying the government when you don’t agree with its actions!

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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.

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The power of the Holy Spirit empowered ordinary men and women in the first century to reach people all over the world with the message of Jesus Christ. Pastor Mike Fabarez explains why the Holy Spirit is still the hallmark of the New Covenant and the conduit for our role in advancing God’s Kingdom!
April 13, 2023
Many Christians shy away from sharing the gospel. It’s a daunting task, but it’s the task God gave us! How can we faithfully fulfill our assignment despite fears of inadequacy? Pastor Mike Fabarez explains how the Holy Spirit empowered the Early Church to spread the gospel and how He’s still at work in us today!
April 12, 2023
Our world is filled with differing opinions and conflicting information. So who can we trust when it comes to the all-important topic of faith? Pastor Mike Fabarez urges us to put our trust in Christ and what God has written in His Word.
April 11, 2023
Modern churches come in countless shapes and sizes, but they should share a common cause– proclaiming the gospel! And in the book of Acts, God establishes the leadership of the apostles and provides a blueprint for faithful churches. Pastor Mike Fabarez affirms the purpose of the church and our role in The Royal Task!
April 10, 2023
It’s difficult to imagine how terrible life was for the Israelite slaves forced to carry heavy bricks in Egypt thousands of years ago. But their wretched condition gives us a picture of the crushing burden that has been lifted through the power of Christ’s resurrection. Pastor Mike Fabarez presents a weighty reminder of the reason to celebrate this Easter.
April 7, 2023
It’s tempting to think we’ll have plenty of time to figure out a solution to our sin problem later. But the reality is, you and I don’t know when that day will come. Eternity may start sooner than you expect! Pastor Mike Fabarez shares a sobering reminder that judgement is coming. Are you ready?
April 6, 2023
We hear a lot about getting what we deserve. However, few of us truly understand what our actions would earn us. Contrary to popular belief, the Bible says what we really deserve is death! But thanks to Jesus, we don’t have to receive our just rewards! Pastor Mike Fabarez explains the meaning and purpose of propitiation.
April 5, 2023
Many Christians picture themselves as independent, capable people. But in the Bible, Christ-followers are often compared to sheep—and it’s not exactly a compliment. Sheep are stubborn, rebellious, and prone to wander off. So, what is God trying to tell us? Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us why we should follow the Good Shepherd.
April 4, 2023
Jesus wasn’t the only person who claimed to be God. But Jesus is the only one who backed up his claim with an audacious prediction: that he would die, be buried, and be raised to life again! Pastor Mike Fabarez examines the bold assertion of Jesus Christ and asks: What’s your Resurrection Response?
April 3, 2023
When a person becomes a Christian, do they enter into a full-access relationship with God? Or do some Christians have the special privilege of a deeper connection? Pastor Mike Fabarez talks about how we relate to God in our Christian experience. The topics are Christian Mysticism and “spiritual formation.”
March 31, 2023
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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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