The Skit Guys

Prayer Scripts

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

A Future and a Hope

A young graduate struggles with the news that the plans she had are seemingly different than the plans God has.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Approaching the Father

Jesse and Jordan need something from their father but are reluctant to ask. A humorous illustration of why we sometimes hesitate to go to God with our needs.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

The Prayer

Kara wants to know how to pray, but can’t seem to understand it’s not about a formula, but spending time with the Father.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-4 minutes

Hello? Is This Thing On?

Three actors provide some humorous, real-life examples that suggest that perhaps we don’t listen as much as we think we do.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

The Way We Pray - Duet Version

Wouldn’t it be great if God would just physically appear before us and sit and talk face to face? Since He doesn’t, people have managed to come up with a few different ways to express themselves to God so that they think they are impressing Him when all He really wants is for us to be real and honest and still.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

Ask for Directions

While on a family trip, Rick and Toodie both learn the importance of asking for directions. A fun, fresh perspective on prayer and pride.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Three Different Prayers

When Moses was outside the Camp in prayer, he went away to meet with God. He called it the “place of meeting.” And he talked with God. It was a two way discussion and it was transparent and honest. Our prayer lives have to reflect that two-way honesty that God had with Moses. Prayer is essential in our discipline and growth.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 2-4 minutes

A Back to School Prayer

The first day of school can be bittersweet. It means freedom for mom, but it also means another year has come and gone. In this script, a mom talks to God about how fast time flies and asks for help making the most of every moment.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

Would You Rather

This skit poses the simply question, “Would you rather give up prayer for a year, or give up TV for a year?”

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

Magic Answers

God is omniscient and the implications of that sometimes have us questioning the things He does.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent, a time for prayer and fasting. This responsive reading is a thoughtful way for your congregation to join together to worship God and seek repentance.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 2-4 minutes

Double Blind

Two sisters, Carol and Meg, have an urgent meeting at a coffee shop. Meg is desperate to talk to Carol, who is a lawyer, about her (Meg’s) daughter who is severly anorexic. In the course of the conversation, it become obvious that Meg is starving herself as well, spiritually.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

Listening

A young woman struggles to shut out all of the advice she gets from friends in order to hear what God has to say about her burdens.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

Umbrella

If you’ve ever asked God for something without believing He’ll really make it happen, this script is for you. Why pray for something if you don’t believe it makes a difference?

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 2 minutes

Live In Me

God desires a living, active relationship with His people. He’s not looking for cookie cutter Christians or people who say the right words at the right times. He wants to dig into our lives and be real with us, but there’s one thing that stands in the way - ourselves.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

Group Insurance

Kris and Chris are both waiting in a hospital waiting room to hear news of their spouses surgeries. Kris is facing her crisis all alone, while Chris has the love and support of his church small group.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

How To Talk To Your Dad

Sample conversations with a father that parallel how we often approach our heavenly Father in prayer.

  • Actors: 8
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Wait

A Christian tries to dial up God, and gets His voice mail instead. This is a short script and so we show the script in it entirety in the preview. If you plan on uses the script, please purchase the un-watermarked version before doing so.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 1

Preprayer-ation

A group of people gather for a workshop on how to pray, but the teacher of the class learns a thing or two from his students.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

A Man’s Survival Guide to Thanksgiving

Start your worship service or sermon off with this Thanksgiving How-To Guide for men. It’s served fresh with healthy portions of humor, truth and great encouragement on leading your family and counting your blessings.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Trust Me!

A marriage that is offered to God is taken back piece by pieces.

  • Actors: 2-3
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

New Creation Cafe

Two friends meet for lunch and end up learning about salvation.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

A Mommy’s Prayer

As moms, we are the hardest on ourselves with how we think we’re doing. In this skit, a mother and her child have two very different perspectives on how their day went.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

The Last Days: The Garden

A narrative of those moments had by Jesus and His disciples in the Garden of Gethsemane just before His arrest and ultimate crucifixion.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

The Skinny on Prayer

Prayer is us communicating with God, but as Christians we oftentimes treat prayer as something to be checked off a list. We miss the part where we are building our relationship with the Creator of the universe.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

Search Me, O God: Responsive Reading

What a comfort to know that no matter what we do or no matter where we go, God the Father will always be there. Here is the Psalmist’s prayer as a responsive reading.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 1-3 minutes

Truth or Inconvenient Truth

This skit examines the difference between standard truth and Jesus’s truth and our reaction when faced with the sometimes inconvenient nature of His truth.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

A Thanksgiving Responsive Reading

This is a responsive reading for a Thanksgiving service filled with Scripture about praising God for his many blessings.

  • Actors: 3 Readers + Congregation
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

I Wanted a Dog

We often think that because we don’t get what we ask for that God hasn’t answered our prayers and we start to despair.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 2-4 minutes

Time for Change

Growing up in a disconnected home can be hard, but what happens when your parents are expecting another child, and realize they need to do some things differently.  Tina shares her experience in this heartfelt testimony. 

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

Focus on the Heart

This skit shows a teen finding out that God’s not a rule follower, but He does desire obedience.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes