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Mike Fabarez Releases Timely New Book, Raising Men, Not Boys

By Julianna Keck

Oct. 3, 2017

Beyond natural disasters and human tragedy that plague our world today, parents are facing the daily challenge of raising godly children. In a day and age when gender fluidity, delayed adolescence, and the feminization of men is creating a crisis in society, families and the church, parents need help to face these challenges with biblical truth and wisdom. Drawing from personal experience raising two boys, Pastor Mike Fabarez just released his highly anticipated book, Raising Men, Not Boys: Shepherding Your Sons to Be Men of God. This brief video from Pastor Mike addresses some of these challenges ... and how we can help our boys grow into to godly men This Fall, share the real life, biblical wisdom found in Raising Men, Not Boys... Invite ... Read More

Pastor Mike Fabarez Mines the Theologically Rich Landscape of Romans

By Jessica Suggs

Oct. 21, 2016

Throughout this past year, Pastor Mike Fabarez of Focal Point has delved into the theologically rich landscape of Romans in a year-long, verse-by-verse exposition. According to Pastor Mike, Romans—more than any other book of the Bible—lays out our sin problem, declares God’s righteousness, and explains how we can be reconciled to a holy God through the grace of Jesus Christ alone. For the faith-filled believer, there’s only one kind of hope: a confident, overflowing, I’m-staking-it-all-on-what-God-promised kind of hope. The hope found in Jesus Christ! This October, Pastor Mike continues this year-long journey with a study in Romans chapter 8 titled When Life Is Tough. These timely messages provide encouragement for men and women going through the most difficult of circumstances. According to Pastor Mike, there’s ... Read More

A New Season of Devotional Spots From Focal Point

By Jessica Suggs

Sept. 28, 2016

As temperatures cool and leaves change into their Fall wardrobe, Pastor Mike Fabarez prepares to usher in a new season with fresh, biblical presentations of God's Word from Focal Point. The Fall 2016 Devotional Spots are now available to air on your station! This quarter's 60-second devotions provide hope for the dreaded Monday morning grind. And infuse each weekday with Scripture, encouragement and thanksgiving for the One who created every season on this earth ... and in our lives. Bring these thoughtfully crafted, professionally produced devotional spots to your station's short feature rotation. Sign up for the Focal Point Devotional Spots here. Read More

Pastor Mike Fabarez Featured in Preaching Today

By Jessica Suggs

Aug. 10, 2016

In a recent article in Preaching Today, Pastor Mike Fabarez of Focal Point writes an honest and personal account of his own family's trials. The article, "The Pain of Preaching on Pain," shares how his family's struggles directly and positively impacted his effectiveness in the pulpit. Pastor Mike believes it is through his personal trials that his ministry has been seasoned and matured. "Effective preaching that truly helps the hurting will come from a preacher who has had their pastoral skills honed in the midst of their own trials," he explains. In his 2014 book release, Lifelines for Tough Times, Pastor Mike reveals that he is indeed one such preacher. This month, Pastor Mike shares from Romans on the topic of suffering and how God's ... Read More

Focal Point Spring 2016 Devotional Spots Now Available

By Jessica Suggs

March 31, 2016

In addition to providing relevant and compelling teaching of Pastor Mike Fabarez on the daily and weekly Focal Point broadcasts, every quarter the ministry provides 60-second Devotional Spots that highlight key teaching points from Pastor Mike. We’re pleased to announce new spots are now available to air throughout April, May and June. Audio files are available to download from the Focal Point FTP site. To sign-up to air the 60-second Devotional Spots, contact Jessie Jolliff at (818) 865-0180 or email Focal Point is having an incredible impact in the lives of men and women across the country! Recently we heard from radio listeners Phil and Shannon who shared ... “I found Focal Point on Sirius channel 131 and have listened every afternoon since. The ... Read More

Focal Point Devotional Content for October - December 2015 Now Available

By Jessica Suggs

Sept. 14, 2015

Focal Point Devotional Spots are now available for air this October through December 2015. These inspirational 60-second spots provide fresh teaching from Pastor Mike Fabarez of Compass Bible Church in South Orange County, California. In addition to the regular devotional content, Pastor Mike recorded five Christmas spots to air exclusively throughout the month of December. A special Christmas greeting and liners are also available for download in the Station Resources section of our website. Hear samples of the quarterly Devotional Spots, and download the Christmas greeting and liners here. Sign up to air the Devotional Spots when you contact our office today. Pastor Mike Fabarez can be heard on more than 600 stations in the United States through the daily and weekly Focal Point broadcasts. ... Read More

Focal Point: Fresh, Relevant, Bold Teaching from God's Word

By Jessica Suggs

Sept. 1, 2015

Both engaging and relevant, Focal Point features the Bible teaching of Mike Fabarez, senior pastor of Compass Bible Church in Southern California. Pastor Mike's bold proclamation of Scripture honors a conservative theological position, consistently pointing listeners to Jesus Christ. Each broadcast is thoughtfully selected, edited and produced to help listeners grow in their understanding of Scripture. On Fridays, Focal Point features a segment called Ask Pastor Mike, where Pastor Mike answers listener questions and tackles some of the toughest theological and contemporary issues of the day from a thoroughly Biblical perspective. These Friday programs are designed to be repeated as a weekend release. Quarterly 60-second Devotional Spots provide additional insight and can easily be added to your spot rotation. For your convenience, Focal Point daily ... Read More

Fresh Christmas Content from Focal Point Radio

By Jessica Suggs

Dec. 2, 2014

This December, bring your listeners refreshing, Christ-centered content based on the true reason to celebrate this Christmas season. On the daily Focal Point Radio broadcast, Pastor Mike Fabarez is devoting the month of December to reflect on, remember, and express our gratitude for the greatest gift God has ever given us - His Son, our Savior, Jesus Christ.On the Friday and weekend Ask Pastor Mike broadcast segments, Pastor Mike will answer key seasonal queries such as ... Where's the promised peace on earth? and What's the deal with St. Nicholas? In addition to our regular daily and weekend programming, we're pleased to provide a 30-second Christmas greeting and liners from Pastor Mike.Download the Christmas greeting and liners from the Station Resources section of our Focal ... Read More