A modern day version of the popular family program The Christmas Experience. Includes sometimes dramatic, often funny, contemporary versions of the events leading up to Jesus’ birth. The audience journeys to three different settings where three short plays are performed, then gathers for singing, a present day version of the Nativity, a short message, and candle-lighting.
In this modern take on the story of the Magi, the Wisemans, a family of seekers, discover the true meaning of Christmas.
The Wise Men, also known as the Magi or the Three Kings, discover the star of the New King and decide what would be appropriate gifts to offer Him.
The Wise Man recounts his journey and the surprise at the end of it all.
After hearing from the Magi about the immanent birth of the King of the Jews, Herod plots to retain his own claim to that title. Pride and a desperate need to remain in control challenge everyone, not just Bible bad guys-there’s a bit of Herod in each of us.
Frank is a smart man. But while auditioning for the Live Nativity, he learns that “smart” and “wise” aren’t necessarily the same thing.
King Herod knew the birth of another king, Jesus, would mean his life would have to change. Do we recognize the same thing and that there cannot be two kings?