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Pastor Mike Fabarez

Rules of Engagement for Your Next Disagreement – Part A

March 16, 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.

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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
It can seem impossible to forgive, especially when you’ve been hurt deeply—until you remember that you’ve been forgiven by God! This awesome truth should motivate us to extend forgiveness to others. Pastor Mike Fabarez shares a practical lesson on how to forgive, even when you don’t feel like it.
March 13, 2023
Tithing is an Old Testament method of giving back to God a portion of what He’s generously provided. But does the concept of tithing still apply to Christians today? Pastor Mike Fabarez answers this question and offers valuable wisdom for godly giving.
March 10, 2023
There’s no way to get through this life without butting heads with other people and feeling the sting of insults and hurt. In those difficult moments, each of us needs to give—and receive—forgiveness in order to survive. Pastor Mike Fabarez provides timeless biblical principles on How to Forgive in this essential message.
March 9, 2023
When you consider what we really need to survive, you probably wouldn’t think about forgiveness. But Pastor Mike Fabarez makes the case that forgiveness is The Key to Survival on an Imperfect Planet. It’s a valuable lesson on biblical forgiveness from the life of David.
March 8, 2023
Have you ever heard the phrase, “Fake it til you make it”? It means that even if you don’t feel a certain way, simply act that way first, and the feelings will eventually follow! Pastor Mike Fabarez shares a cautionary tale from the life of David about following God’s will. Even if we don’t feel like it, God calls us to respond with obedience!
March 7, 2023
Emotions can be tricky things. They’re an important part of how God made us, and yet they tend to get out of control and create problems. Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges us to consult God’s Word before we act on our feelings.
March 6, 2023
Maybe you prayed the sinner’s prayer in Sunday school. Or perhaps you were baptized as a child. But does that mean your salvation is secure? Is it possible to lose God’s love and forgiveness? Mike Fabarez answers some weighty questions about perseverance, salvation and eternal security.
March 3, 2023
If you’re in the midst of a trial then you know how difficult it can be to see any sort of bright side! Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges our natural reactions to suffering and reminds us to look for God’s love in every situation.
March 2, 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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