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Pastor Mike Fabarez

The Lord is My Strength – Part A

August 28, 2023

The Bible says we can be strong and courageous, even when we are weak. It sounds like a contradiction doesn’t it? Well, Pastor Mike Fabarez presents a message of encouragement from Psalm 118 for anyone experiencing fear, anxiety, or uncertainty.

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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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God is a God of order, and the universe follows His unchanging natural laws. But every so often, God steps in and breaks the very laws He created! Pastor Mike Fabarez applies logic and insight to the very real and biblical evidence for miracles.
August 25, 2023
When we’re sick, or a loved-one is hurting, we desperately search for any possible remedy to alleviate the pain! And yet, too often we neglect to utilize the most powerful remedy available––God! Pastor Mike Fabarez talks about the power of God to take away our suffering.
August 24, 2023
The Bible doesn’t deny the physical reality of pain and suffering. But it does offer a radically different perspective on life’s temporary trials, as compared to the world. Pastor Mike Fabarez examines the topic of suffering, in light of Christ’s triumph over death.
August 23, 2023
Pastor Mike Fabarez shares a story from the life of King Asa––a man commended for trusting God in his youth. But his life took a tragic turn when Asa became sick and put his confidence in men, rather than God. Asa’s story poses a challenging question as we face the inevitable pains of life: Who will you trust?
August 22, 2023
Most people can think of lots of things that make them feel afraid––crime, losing a job, or wayward children, just to name a few. But the Bible says there is only one thing we should fear. Pastor Mike Fabarez shares a cautionary tale and a reminder to “call on God in the day of trouble!”
August 21, 2023
You’ve probably faced some tricky questions, like: Is it OK for Christians to drink alcohol? What about gambling? And where and when do you draw the line on worldly enjoyments? Well, thankfully we can Ask Pastor Mike! Work through some uncomfortable “gray” areas with Pastor Mike Fabarez as he provides helpful biblical guidelines for decision-making!
August 18, 2023
When we act out of fear, without seeking God, we inevitably make poor choices. Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us of the incredible advantage we have when we put our confidence in God, who is more than willing and able to protect His people!
August 17, 2023
Crime, economic instability, fear, and anxiety seem to be getting worse. But the reality is scary times are nothing new. Gratefully, the Bible contains valuable lessons about facing our fears! Pastor Mike Fabarez exposes the hidden temptations we all face when we’re afraid.
August 16, 2023
In the book of Acts, we read about a Christ-follower named Barnabas who is called a “son of encouragement.” He helped correct and comfort to God’s people and provides a wonderful example of how we should care for one another. Pastor Mike Fabarez encourages us to step up and be like Barnabas, adding to the strength of God’s church.
August 15, 2023
Everyone will face difficult times and experience loss. But our burdens feel much lighter if we have godly friends we can rely on! Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds God’s people of the abundant security that comes with being a part of God’s family as we provide for each other’s needs.
August 14, 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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