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Books by Pastor Mike Fabarez

10 Mistakes People Make About Heaven, Hell & the After Life

What’s the Truth About Eternity?

 

The afterlife seems like the great unknown. Human imagination and Hollywood have come up with many speculations about what lies beyond. How can we set aside the misconceptions and find the truth?

What are the straightforward, biblical answers everyone needs to know about heaven, hell, and the afterlife? Mike Fabarez examines 10 faulty beliefs that are surprisingly widespread—and look to God’s Word alone for the facts. You will find the truth about common misperceptions like:

  • When I die, I’ll go to sleep until the resurrection
  • On my way to heaven I’ll have to put in some time in purgatory
  • Heaven will be boring with very little to do

You don’t need to guess about the future—God’s Word is ready to inform your mind and settle your heart. Let this book guide you toward a deeper joy, faith, and understanding of eternity.

Raising Men Not Boys

How to Raise a Godly Man in a Godless World

 

Perhaps there has never been a more challenging time to raise children than in today’s culture. Parents are having to address challenges that their parents never had to with them. And while the core elements to raising children are the same, parents need wisdom for applying them to this day and age.

That’s what this book is about: navigating the times and raising a generation of men on godly principles—sons who are ready, able, and motivated to represent God during their days of sojourning on this earth. Pastor and author Mike Fabarez will help parents pass the faith on to their sons, in prayer that the promises of God extend to the third and fourth generations… and beyond.

Lifelines for Tough Times

God’s Presence and Help When You Hurt

 

When tough times hit, we often find ourselves vulnerable―to doubt, fear, worry, even depression. We ask, “Does God care? Has He forgotten me?”

So why does God allow suffering? Author Mike Fabarez―who is well acquainted with deep pain himself as the father of a special-needs child and as a pastor who has counseled many through life’s hurts―looks to the truths of Scripture for answers. Along the way, he shares…

  • how complete trust in God alone can restore your confidence and hope
  • the power of focusing on God’s eternal goals for you in life’s temporary setbacks
  • God’s promises to love and protect you no matter what happens

This book will not only help you understand why God allows suffering―it will provide you with the resources to stand strong, rest in God’s care, and endure!

Preaching That Changes Lives

The Transforming Work of God’s Word

 

Certainly there are many books about preaching on the market today, but no author directs his attention to the clear message of changing lives more than Michael Fabarez.

Everything a pastor does must be done with the perspective of changing lives. When a pastor studies, it should be with the anticipation of changing lives. When he is looking for the right illustration, it must be through the lens of changing lives. When he sets forth the spiritual direction for the church, he must have the scope of changing lives in his focus.

All other books dissect the essentials of pastoral ministry, but “Preaching That Changes Lives takes it one step further!

“I’m thankful for the careful way in which Mike Fabarez has sought to maintain balance in Preaching That Changes Lives. He understands that in order for our preaching to be instrumental in changing lives, we must be both didactic and practical. The book is loaded with helpful advice on how to achieve and maintain the equilibrium. This is a wonderful resource for all pastors and teachers, regardless of their stage in ministry. My prayer is that it will be taken to heart by all who read it.” Dr. John MacArthur Pastor Grace Community Church

Change My Heart O God Journal

Reflections on Putting God’s Word Into Action

 

Vows, promises, pledges, commitments and resolves have played an important and enduring role in God’s economy. Men and women in the Bible and throughout church history have made good use of resolute statements and prayers, which God’s Spirit has capitalized on to change lives, influence the world and propagate the gospel.

In the Change My Heart O God journal, Pastor Mike Fabarez provides you with weekly resolutions to reflect on and journal about as you seek to put God’s word into action each day.

Partners

1 on 1 Discipleship Program

 

Partners is a 1on1 Spiritual growth program designed for new or longtime believers who are serious about maturing in their faith. This program overviews the fundamental issues of the Christian faith. It is designed to help you learn how to live an effective, pleasing Christian life.

The format is a ten chapter program which can be completed in approximately 14 weeks. After you have gone through, this program prepares you to teach what you have been taught to someone else.

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Getting It Right

The Real Problem and God’s Perfect Solution

 

Nothing is of more fundamental importance for every person on the planet than our need to get right with God. And while our Creator has revealed and reiterated his reconciling message on page after page of the Bible, many have opted for a popularized, truncated, sound-byte version of the gospel.

In Getting It Right Mike Fabarez goes back to the Bible and thoughtfully walks us step-by-step through each major component of the gospel message, from God’s diagnoses of the universal human problem, to the great lengths God has gone to solve it.

Though many today are increasingly infatuated with what Christianity might mean for this life, Mike Fabarez wants us to be crystal clear about what God has said about getting it right with him now so that we will be ready for the next life.

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Why the Bible?

God’s Communication to Mankind

 

The Bible claims to be a book that records the words and thoughts of God himself. That is a big claim. If that claim is true, it certainly explains why so many enthusiastically read its stories, religiously memorize its verses, and passionately proclaim its message. But if that assertion is not true, then scores of people have been profoundly misled and perhaps should begin looking for divine wisdom elsewhere.

In Why the Bible? Mike Fabarez explores the claim that the Bible is God’s communication to mankind and seeks to concisely answer the question of why millions of people through the centuries have put so much stock in this ancient book. Dr. Fabarez then goes on to provide practical direction for those who say they embrace the Bible’s divine origins.

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Exploring the Gospel

Being Sure You’re Right with God

 

Whether you’ve grown up in church and heard countless sermons, or would have to admit you really don’t know much about Christianity, there should come a point in every person’s life when it’s time to sit down and investigate what the Bible really says about being “right with God.”

Exploring the Gospel is your step-by-step guide to carefully examining the instructions in God’s Word regarding life, death, sin, and forgiveness. In this short and easy-to-understand workbook you will be challenged to rethink what you’ve heard about these ancient and eternally important truths.

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Bible Survey for Kids

Teaching Children the Basics of Every Book of the Bible

 

Bible Survey for Kids is a simplified system for teaching children the basic themes of each of the sixty-six books of the Bible. It utilizes simple explanations, thought provoking questions, and directed drawing assignments to embed an overview of biblical content on children’s hearts and minds.

This curriculum is designed for children ages 5 to 11. There are 66 lessons, one for each book of the Bible. By doing two lessons per week, 20 minutes per lesson, your child can survey the whole Bible in one school year.

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Beyond Bible Basics

Preparing Your Teen for the Christian Life

 

Beyond Bible Basics was created to help parents, teachers, and youth leaders help prepare teens for the Christian life. This curriculum teaches teens the fundamentals of the Christian life as taught in Scripture.

There are thirty-three chapters spanning ten sections in Beyond Bible Basics. Your teen completes one chapter per week using one of teaching methods described below:

  1. You can work through the chapter with your teen during the week for approximately 15 minutes a day.
  2. As a self-directed study, your teen works through the chapter and you review the chapter at the end of the week with your teen.
  3. If you have a mentor/student program in your youth group, a youth group leader can shepherd your teen.

 

Each section of Beyond Bible Basics deals with a different aspect of the Christian life. There is verse memorization that your teen would recite each time they do a chapter in that section. There are questions to answer and verses to look up and comment on regarding the topic they are studying.

Each section exhorts your teen to apply what they are learning. For example: in chapter 3, Getting To Know Your Bible, your teen is asked to apply a Bible study time and method to their daily routine. Pastor Mike has suggested a very sound method called TAN: Then, Always, Now. On a piece of notebook paper, your teen writes what the portion of Scripture meant to the people God was speaking to: Then; learns the overarching principle that God is trying to teach us: Always; and writes how that principle applies to their life today: Now.

As your teen progresses through Beyond Bible Basics, they are taught how to own their faith and we trust in one school year will have the necessary tools to be prepared for the Christian life.

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Resolved

52 Biblical Reflections & Resolutions

 

Vows, promises, pledges, commitments and resolves have played an important and enduring role in God’s economy. Men and women in the Bible and throughout church history have made good use of resolute statements and prayers, which God’s Spirit has capitalized on to change lives, influence the world and propagate the gospel.

In Resolved to Follow Christ Mike Fabarez provides us with a year’s worth of weekly resolutions preceded by brief biblical reflections that will challenge your heart, engage your mind, and prompt your will.

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