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Pastor Mike Fabarez

Praying for Courage – Part C

August 9, 2023

Peter and the others who boldly proclaimed the gospel of Christ persisted with joy, despite hardship, delay, and persecution. In fact, they were strengthened by the very tribulation meant to discourage them! Pastor Mike Fabarez explains that the difficulties we face when we share the gospel are a predicted part of advancing God’s Kingdom.

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If you’re doing what God has called each of us to do and sharing the gospel, you will face opposition! Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that when we experience a negative reaction to the gospel, we can find strength in God’s sovereignty.
August 8, 2023
Most people pray alone, perhaps at night before falling asleep. But when was the last time you grabbed someone by the hand and prayed together? Have you ever done that? Pastor Mike Fabarez poses a direct challenge––to pray with others for boldness to advance the gospel.
August 7, 2023
Throughout the centuries, so-called prophets have claimed to know a path to spiritual enlightenment. And some of these leaders went on a establish major world religions. So why can’t there be many paths to God? Pastor Mike Fabarez addresses Jesus’ exclusive claim to be “the way, the truth and the life.”
August 4, 2023
Even though our enemies would love for us to stay silent, God’s Word compels Christians to speak! Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges us to talk about God, His Word, and His salvation, even in the face of opposition.
August 3, 2023
For a long time now, Christians have been pressured to keep quiet about their faith. But God has given us clear instructions to speak up! Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges Christians to share the gospel so that people will hear the truth about God’s incredible offer of salvation.
August 2, 2023
Words are powerful! And there’s a lot of talk today about free speech and censorship––what messages can and should be heard. Pastor Mike Fabarez points to the remarkable example of Peter and John speaking to the Sanhedrin to remind us that we have a powerful message to share with the world.
August 1, 2023
Many people think the Bible offers good advice. But Jesus isn’t offering suggestions. He’s making a much bolder claim––there is no other way! Pastor Mike Fabarez explains why salvation is an exclusive offer from Jesus to all who believe.
July 31, 2023
The media and entertainment space has been turned upside down and transformed in recent years, and yet radio audiences keep growing! Pastor Mike Fabarez is joined by producer, Roger Kemp, for a fascinating conversation about the impact of Christian radio broadcasting on this special edition of Ask Pastor Mike!
July 28, 2023
A few weeks after Jesus was crucified and His disciples fled in fear, Peter boldly declared the supremacy of Jesus Christ in front of the same men who killed Him. Pastor Mike Fabarez explains that the same courage to speak the truth under extreme pressure is promised to all Christians, not just the apostles.
July 27, 2023
Imagine yourself dragged into a packed courtroom, charged with an offense, and pleading the case for the supremacy of Jesus Christ before a hostile audience. Sweaty palms and a croak in your throat would be a natural response! Pastor Mike Fabarez describes the supernatural courage Peter received and what we can learn from his example.
July 26, 2023
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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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