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Pastor Mike Fabarez

Things That Stand in the Way – Part B

August 11, 2022

When we hear the world “idol,” most of us picture a statue. But an idol is anything that takes the place of God as our priority. Pastor Mike Fabarez continues his series about How to Get Eternal Life looking at what it costs to be in a relationship with Christ.

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Pastor Mike Fabarez teaches about the Things That Stand in the Way between us and salvation. One of those things is money. But anything can be an idol if we’re not willing to give it up for God.
August 10, 2022
Even though as adults we know life isn’t fair, we still somehow expect things to turn out for us because we’ve worked hard and are basically good people. Pastor Mike Fabarez takes a deep look at what it really takes to get into the Kingdom of Heaven.
August 9, 2022
Most folks believe they’re good, and yet Romans 3:23 says, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” Pastor Mike Fabarez teaches from Matthew chapter 19, where we’re given an ultimatum. You wanna get saved? Then either keep all of the commandments or accept God’s grace.
August 8, 2022
There’s heated battle going on between those believe in divine creation for the origins of life and those who believe in the theory of evolution. But is there any middle ground? Can Christians also be evolutionists? Join Pastor Mike Fabarez for an enlightening conversation on this explosive topic.
August 5, 2022
Most of us divide sin into “big sins” and “small ones.” And yet every time we sin, we fall short of the glory of God. Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us when it comes to salvation, there’s no way we can earn it.
August 4, 2022
Jesus said, “No one comes to the Father except through me.” Yet many people feel confident they’ll go to heaven, as long as they’re a good person. So, where’s the disconnect? Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that there’s a lot we can miss when it comes to God.
August 3, 2022
Most of us interpret the world through the lens of our personal experience. But Pastor Mike Fabarez issues the challenge to define our interpretation of God and our lives through His lens instead.
August 2, 2022
When it comes time for Judgment Day, do you expect to see your name in the Book of Life? Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that while it’s a common assumption that “all roads lead to heaven,” this view is not biblical.
August 1, 2022
Are you obsessed with sports? Or has your kid’s athletic schedule taken your family hostage? You’re not alone! Many families are finding it hard to juggle summer sports and their weekend priorities. Hear a timely conversation with Pastor Mike Fabarez about balancing America’s obsession with athletics.
July 29, 2022
We know we’re supposed to follow “the straight and narrow” road, but how do we stay out of the ditch? Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us we cannot afford to neglect our spiritual health. Staying in tune with our Savior helps us stay out of trouble and keeps us humble.
July 28, 2022
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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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