"Focal Point" with "Pastor Mike Fabarez"
Living In Light of Our Coming Judgment, Part 3
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Your neighbor’s house is getting painted—but the contractor’s doing an awful job! Are you tempted to walk over and correct him? Well, check that impulse! Today on Focal Point, Pastor Mike Fabarez says to first examine your actions and motives, because each of us is accountable to God alone. We’re taking a fresh look at Romans 14!
Living In Light of Our Coming Judgment, Part 2 - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
At the market, you weigh your produce, to determine how much you’ll pay. But what if instead of getting charged, you were told it was covered? And there’s even change coming back? For believers, that’s how the scales of justice can work! On today’s Focal Point, Pastor Mike Fabarez describes the surprising kind of “final judgment” that believers will experience.
Living In Light of Our Coming Judgment, Part 1 - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
We all hate being judged. After all, the scriptures clearly say “Judge not, lest ye be judged!” But does that mean Christians are never supposed to face any sort of judgment? Today on Focal Point, Pastor Mike Fabarez clarifies the critical difference between “passing judgment” on others, and “being judged” by Christ.
Sorting Out God's Orders from Our Opinions, Part 3 - Monday, March 20, 2017
You want to see that movie everyone’s talking about. But it’s rated “R” and your friend’s not comfortable with it. What do you do? On today’s edition of Focal Point, Mike Fabarez offers up one key test to help you determine if you should participate in something – especially if the Bible doesn’t specifically prohibit it.
Ask Pastor Mike - What About Sin? - Friday, March 17, 2017
Some people try to ignore it. Others believe it’s nothing but a figment of our imagination. So is there really such a thing as sin? On this edition of Focal Point, Mike Fabarez talks about the reality of our sin nature, and why it’s important we address it. Join us for another edition of Ask Pastor Mike.
Sorting Out God's Orders from Our Opinions, Part 2 - Thursday, March 16, 2017
Do you gamble? Smoke? Practice yoga? You might think that’s fine, but others might find it offensive. So how do you balance your actions against offending others? Today on Focal Point, Pastor Mike Fabarez says that though we’re free in Christ to do anything—not everything is beneficial. We’ll examine a better way to filter decision-making in the “gray areas” of life.
Sorting Out God's Orders from Our Opinions, Part 1 - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Life is never “black and white”—there are always gray areas to navigate. But whether we’re believers or not, we all have a “conscience,” telling us right from wrong. On Focal Point today, Mike Fabarez presents a clear test you can use to determine what the boundaries are in the “gray areas” of your own life.
Exemplifying Christ, Part 3 - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
A mouse chewing frantically to get out of its cage doesn’t notice the hungry cat sitting right outside — salivating! Sometimes our ignorance can put us in greater danger than we realize. Today on Focal Point, Mike Fabarez examines how Jesus safeguarded himself from temptation. When danger lurks, we’re learning to “exemplify Christ.”
Exemplifying Christ, Part 2 - Monday, March 13, 2017
Campfires are unpredictable. Just when you think the last embers are out, a rogue wind can whip up a blazing fire! Much like sin. Today on Focal Point, Mike Fabarez puts a spotlight on how Jesus resisted temptation himself. We’re learning to fight temptation by “Exemplifying Christ. Join us to hear his biblical strategy.
Ask Pastor Mike - Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit - Friday, March 10, 2017
What is the “unpardonable sin?” It’s frightening to imagine we may have crossed the line of no return. Today on Focal Point, Mike Fabarez presents a definitive explanation of “blaspheming the Holy Spirit.” Are you guilty of committing this sin? Find out on this enlightening edition of Ask Pastor Mike!
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
the Third Week of Lent