"Focal Point" with "Pastor Mike Fabarez"
Ask Pastor Mike - Where Was Jesus for Three Days?
Friday, April 28, 2017
It was three days from the time Jesus died on the cross to that world-changing moment when he burst out of his tomb. But where was Christ in between these two events? Today on Focal Point, Mike Fabarez answers a question about where Jesus went before His resurrection. Join us for an intriguing edition of Ask Pastor Mike!
The Encouragement of a Unified Church, Part 3 - Thursday, April 27, 2017
Can you imagine an orchestra where everyone plays ONE note? Yet when some folks talk about church unity, you’d think that’s the kind of uniformity they’re after. On this edition of Focal Point, Pastor Mike Fabarez says that’s unbiblical. In fact, it’s our ability to be unified IN diversity that marks the love of Christ in his church!
The Encouragement of a Unified Church, Part 2 - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
If you’ve hung around church for a while, there’s bound to be someone there you’ve found to be a little prickly. But if love is the hallmark of Christ’s body, does that mean we should agree with everybody on everything? Today on Focal Point, Pastor Mike Fabarez upholds church unity, but defines four clear, biblical exceptions.
The Encouragement of a Unified Church, Part 1 - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Peanuts, hot dogs and rootin’ for our favorite batters—everybody loves baseball! Most of us have memories of our first ballgame, and the roar of the crowd for the “home team!” And that’s a picture of church unity. On this edition of Focal Point, Pastor Mike Fabarez talks about how church life can invigorate your faith.
The Encouragement of the Scriptures, Part 3 - Monday, April 24, 2017
Has anyone ever said, “You’re a chip off the ol’ block”? It means that someone recognizes something about you that’s a lot like your parent. Today on Focal Point, Pastor Mike Fabarez talks about the times when our behavior reflects something about our heavenly Father. It’s a message that shows how doing right feels good!
Ask Pastor Mike - Why Did Jesus Have to Die? - Friday, April 21, 2017
The Bible says Jesus was forgiving sins even before His crucifixion. So why did Jesus have to die at all? On this edition of Focal Point, Pastor Mike Fabarez sits down for a personal conversation about the reasons why Christ needed to go to the cross. A poignant and eye-opening edition of Ask Pastor Mike!
The Encouragement of the Scriptures, Part 2 - Thursday, April 20, 2017
Knee braces are worn as preventive measures, providing support to keep potential injury from happening. And that’s a lot like how the body of Christ works, when we’re called to strengthen the weak! Today on Focal Point, Pastor Mike Fabarez turns to Romans 15 to uncover one “indispensible” safeguard that can support every believer with “confident assurance.”
The Encouragement of the Scriptures, Part 1 - Wednesday, April 19, 2017
In the shelter of their glass enclosures, greenhouse flowers enjoy sunshine, dew, and protection from harsh winds and critters. But that’s not the life of faith! On this edition of Focal Point, Pastor Mike Fabarez explains why believers are more like “saplings on an exposed hillside!” He offers advice on how to keep standing when gusty winds blow!
Working Harder at Love and Unity, Part 3 - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Dogs are so lovable! They rush to greet you with happy tails wagging. But what if someone comes over who’s afraid of dogs? Pastor Mike Fabarez explains how we might curtail our rights for the sake of another. He’s addressing how to check your heart and your conscience for direction, on this edition of Focal Point.
Working Harder at Love and Unity, Part 2 - Monday, April 17, 2017
When a doctor diagnoses a “heart condition”-- you’d better listen up! Your heart is vital to the health of your entire body, and that’s true spiritually, too. Today on Focal Point, Pastor Mike Fabarez warns against a spiritual “hardening of the arteries,” offering three ways to check your actions for a healthier heart!
Sunday, April 30th, 2017
the Third Sunday after Easter