The Bible has some “notorious” characters who encounter the truth of Jesus and whose lives show his transforming love in all its glory.
Sometimes we believe that God just tolerates us because of all the “yuck” in our hearts. In this script, Tommy and Eddie take a look at David’s honest prayer to God about the transformation of our hearts and lives.
Inspired by C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letter, this skit shows two demons attempt to lure and catch Christians.
A zany game show opportunity goes wrong when contestants realize that all sin is a form of idolatry.
Following Jesus’ arrest, and his own denial of Him, Peter is devastated. His dreams are invaded by images of destruction. In the darkest hour, Jesus is there with us. Are we with Him?
When hearing that Jesus is coming through their modern day suburban neighborhood, Pete, Sal, and Jack are more concerned about the state of their yards than the state of their hearts- which have more in common than they know.
A father decides it’s time to do something about the TV after he finds himself having to explain adultery to his daughter while watching the World Series.
This is a silent sketch. The devil chooses a challenger to go against him in an arm wrestling match. They go to the table; Satan wins effortlessly. The person gets up, fights again, and is again defeated. Scared and hurting, the person goes to Jesus. Jesus challenges Satan on the person’s behalf and easily wins.
Adora has a problem with chronic lateness, but through her confession at a support group realizes that God’s grace makes up for our weakness.
A dramatic retelling of the Parable of the Sower as seen through the eyes of four different individuals “trapped” in a death camp.
Based on C.S. Lewis’ “The Screw Tape Letters,” this skit seeks to expose the enemy’s plans and negative intentions for our lives.
Steve and Ada have made a pact to eat healthier and have been doing a good job…until a waiter asks them if they’d like to see the dessert menu.
Samuel and Madison discover the pain of giving and receiving mercy.
Mary Magdalene shares the story of when she came to know Jesus, and tells about her front-row seat to the event that changed the course of eternity.
After his resurrection, Jesus offers grace to Peter and gently confronts him about his mistakes, his purpose, and what comes next.
We use our hands for many things, some of which God never intended, yet He still sent His son to provide a way for us to join Him forever. In this dramatic series of monologues, seven people examine the work of their hands and realize they need a change.
The world’s oldest and most cherished love story just got a little bit awkward.
A family prepares to meet an honored guest: the young soldier whose life was spared thanks to the sacrifice of their son. When the young man and the family meet, the family is met with the disappointment and awareness of the contrast between his life and the life of his substitute. Parallels a holy God’s sacrifice for an unworthy people.
A man wrestles with giving up old habits and secret sins while pretending to be the man he truly wants to be on the inside.
A woman realizes that she has something she’s rarely had in her life- forgiveness.
ONE ACT PLAY FOR EASTER
A one act of the trial of Jesus in a modern courtroom. Jesus was either a magician, a devil, or the Messiah. What will you decide? Script has a courtroom feel and a fast pace. Witnesses testify against Jesus on different accounts of scripture. Great to get students involved or adults as the jury. Great way to show scripture through acting and most not even realize they’ve been taught the Word!
How many times do we justify our bad habits and behaviors simply because we believe it’s not hurting anyone else? Here is a tough look at our excuses for not completely surrendering ourselves before the Lord.
We’ve all got it and it’s really hard to let it go. When it feels like you’re dealt one blow after another and become weighed down with too much baggage, can you let go and let God take control?
This creative sermon set-up skit about a stranger who shows up to church for an Easter service, he is amazed at the lengths a church would go to get his attention.
It’s so easy to think that because we have hard times in our life that God doesn’t like us, that He just sits up in the heavens and merely tolerates us, when all along He’s absolutely crazy about us.
This skit shows how often the consequences of sin stick with us for a long time.
This skit is a composite of silly scenes that illustrate that confession comes in many packages. The thing is, we all need to do it from time to time.
Sometimes Christians are the worst at being…well…Christians. This sketch is a powerful reader’s theatre about how we can delude ourselves into believing that our addictions aren’t hurting anyone.
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?
Anna is waiting until later to trust Christ as is faced with the question: Why?
Also see “With You Always Part 2”.
A husband comes home to discover his wife, who has had an affair, about to leave. He challenges her to stay, to receive his forgiveness and love.
This skit is a human video: action done to music. This skit is set to Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart.” This skit shows a person caught in a sea of sin and Christ coming to rescue her. The script comes with the Spanish translation for the cards used in the video. You may also want to use the Glee version of “Total Eclipse of the Heart.”