by Natalia Kirychuk, Public Relations Writer
Fabarez founded Compass Bible Church in 2005 with the desire to create a Bible-teaching ministry in the heart of South Orange County. The church now has more than 3,000 members and two campuses.
Both Fabarez and his wife Carlynn grew up in Long Beach, California. They attended high school together and then Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, where Fabarez graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Bible and theology. He also holds a master’s degree from Talbot School of Theology and a Doctor of Ministry from Westminster Theological Seminary in California.
Fabarez is also an accomplished author, having published nine books including “Lifelines for Tough Times,” “Exploring the Gospel,” “Bible Survey for Kids” and “Praying for Sunday.”
Fabarez broadcasts on the radio daily through his Bible-teaching ministry, Focal Point Radio Ministries. The program is heard on more than 700 stations throughout the United States.
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