Tag Archives for " Chicken Skin Moments "

5 Steps to Growth

Hi, Gang!

This quick "Chicken Skin Moment" gives my take on five essential steps to growing our relationship with our Lord. I trust all five are already on your list of must-do priorities and, if not, that you will be inspired to make a habit of them--the growth will then happen naturally (or should I say, supernaturally)!

Bronze Shields

Pastor Dain turns a story in the Bible of gold shields and bronze shields into a parable about truly honoring the Lord and the "gold shield" blessings that follow. He contrasts two weddings, one with the "gold shield standard" and one that settled for the bronze. Solid wisdom from God's Word!


Two theories about heaven: Heaven is nothing like earth; heaven is just like earth only perfect. Dain gives his idea, based on the exchange between the thief on the cross and Jesus and Revelation 21:1+.


Dain does it. Adam and Eve do it. We all do it. Blame-shifting. Blaming others for our issues. As long as we don't take responsibility for our own actions we never move on, we never get better. Pity the poor census worker that came to Dain's door on a bad day!


A detailed definition of the Bible word 'shalom.' It means much more than simply 'peace.' It's God's Big Plan to bring us to a state of shalom. An encouraging look at what God has in store for those who love Him.

Jews and Muslims

Abraham had children by two women. One gave birth to the future nation of Jews, the other to the Muslims. The Bible predicts conflict between the two, 4,000 years ago! Pastor Dain uses this information to discuss the difference between saved by grace, and attempting to be saved by doing good works.

Jesus Wept

Welcome to another Chicken Skin Moment with Pastor Dain Spore! The Question: Why did Jesus weep? After all, He knew He was about to raise Lazarus from the dead. Answer: Because Jesus saw the suffering of Lazarus' loved ones. They were suffering because they had been separated from the one they loved. From Adam and Eve until now, we have suffered from separation from God and from each other. Jesus understands our sorrow. He wept, but He was in the process of defeating death and separation!

Genesis Hope

Pastor Dain talks about the BIG question: What does it all mean and what am I to do with it? Humanity had a great relationship with the Lord in the beginning of the Book of Genesis. But soon that relationship was broken. Genesis describes the problem and gives us hope that God will take care of this mess!

The Battle

Got an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other? Pastor Dain has a helpful tip to win that battle!


Whatever happened to good ol' Obed-Edom the Gittite? Wait a minute...who in the world is Obed-Edom the Gittite? Pastor Dain tells the tale of a mortal enemy of Israel and all the blessings God gave him! It's a great story!