The Skit Guys

New Years Scripts

This Year for God

One Christian’s costume party preparations illustrates that the “living for God” resolution may not be what it seems.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Life Coach

Three weeks into New Years’ resolutions, the ever-resourceful Emily seeks praise from a professional—and finds it’s not quite what she expected.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

Jesus, You Stand With Me

Starting a new year can be daunting, but God has promised us that He will stand by us and never leave us. He has given us what we need to stand strong and walk daily with Him. This script is perfect for your worship time in your youth group or main church worship service.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 1-3 minutes

A Renewed Spirit

A new year brings thoughts of fresh starts and renewing commitments. This Responsive Reading is perfect for incorporating into your worship service to encourage your church to renew their lives from the inside out.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

I, Resolution

A young New Year’s Resolution name “Surrender My Life to Christ” interacts with a number of other New Year’s resolutions, all of whom are trying to help her become more “acceptable” and “attractive” to the world.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

My Resolutions List - Teen Version

A teenager is challenged to list his/her resolutions for the New Year.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

My Resolutions List

A man/woman is challenged to list his/her goals for the New Year.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

The New Year’s List

Bob’s got his list of resolutions that he’s convinced will make his life better, but his friend Jim isn’t buying it.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

This Resolution’s Too Tight

A woman has a difficult time making commitments and sticking to her resolutions. But when she tries to return her latest resolution to the New Year’s Resolution Returns Desk, she gets some help figuring out why it’s so hard to commit.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Silencing the Noisemakers

A woman reflects on her imperfections, resolutions over the years, and the changes each new year brings.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

This Year Will Be Different

Six people vow to make changes for the new year, but will they stick to it?

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

Hit and Run

Just like a waiter who drops the check and then disappears, sometimes it’s easier to “drop our faith” and then run without ever investing in someone. Here’s a girl who has the passion, but doesn’t quite seem to get the point.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

Let Your Light So Shine

Eddie is trying to take down the Christmas lights from his house, but is that just a symbol of what he’s trying to do with Jesus?

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6-7 minutes

What Keeps You From Following God?

In a series of four scenes, two actors try to answer the title question, what keeps you from following God? The answers may hit close to home, but the hope is to encourage believers to live more fully in God.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 10-12 minutes

Don’t Feed the Rat

A chance conversation between Nancy and Marci in the workplace reveals that Marci is struggling with issues from her past. Will she find a way to put them down?

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

A Penny Saved

A husband and wife are trying to be better about spending money and sticking to a budget. Both have made sacrifices and have started to realize how hard making sacrifices is.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Do Something

We would all like an office to complain to and have them deal with it, but the truth is, it’s up to each person to make a difference in the world.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Abilities

Two friends want to be used of God, and after trying to use their own strengths they find that being available to God is the most important thing.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

Here I Am, Lord, Send Me

This is a Reader’s Theater skit that asks the hard questions that we ask ourselves about why we were put on this planet.  In the end it is shown that once we get our eyes off of ourselves and make ourselves available to God that we find purpose.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

Waiting Room

It’s easy to see why God would seem unapproachable, and that we would have to squeeze an appointment with Him, or do something to impress Him.  The great news is that God approached us first and offered us salvation through Jesus.  For those stuck in the waiting room, it’s only excuses that keep them from getting their questions answered.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Table for Two

Everyone has forgotten their time alone with God. In this skit, we see how much this young teen is missing out on when she forgets about her ‘reservation’ with God.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 10-12 minutes

A Wake Up Call From God

God will use any means necessary to get our attention.  In this case it is a little girl standing in line at the grocery store wanting to get her mother’s attention that highlights God’s desire to break in to our busy lives and tell us that He loves us.

  • Actors: 1 Female
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Run in Such a Way

We’ve all encountered people who “talk the talk” and don’t “walk the walk.” The race of life is quite the same. The skit shows the difference between the spectator and the true runner.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

God’s Chisel

When God chisels the dead weight out of our lives it can be very painful.  This is a look at a typical believer having to go through the process of God’s discipline. Includes both original and “Remastered” version.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes