The Skit Guys Blog

The Skit Guys 12 Days of Christmas

Posted on Nov 30, 2017

Sign up for 12 Days of Skit Guys—a daily email with activities to do with family or friends to help bring the focus to Jesus during this Christmas season.

Happy Thanksgiving from The Skit Guys

Posted on Nov 23, 2017

Tommy and Eddie have a special message for you this Thanksgiving!

You've Got Questions, We've Got Answers

Posted on Apr 26, 2017

Exciting news! We're bringing back "Ask Tommy & Eddie" in our upcoming podcast. We've been storing up our advice for the last few years, so we're ripe for the asking!

Stupid Poverty – Put on Your Flexibility Pants and Leave Your Watch at Home

Posted on Jan 18, 2017

Most Westerners bring their idea of pace and time with them to the mission field. Major donors to projects want metrics delivered on time. They want results now.

On the Road with The Skit Guys: The 5 Second Game (aka: Eating Crickets!)

Posted on Dec 14, 2016

Find out which one of the guys has to eat crickets after losing a round of the 5 Second Game. Coming to you from some airport in Tennessee, it's the next installment of On the Road with The Skit Guys!

Are We Invited or Just Crashing a Party?

Posted on Dec 7, 2016

Are mission teams invited, or are we just crashing the party? One of the ways to verify this is to be honest about the itinerary. Who created it? Is the community asking you to participate in what they already have going on, or are you telling them what you want to do when you’re there? If it’s the latter, you’re a party crasher.

Stupid Poverty – Who is the real hero?

Posted on Nov 8, 2016

Every good story has a hero. The bad news…? It’s not any of us. Allow me to share a true story illustrating what I’m talking about.

Stupid Poverty: You Can't Push a Rope

Posted on Oct 26, 2016

We in the West tend to be impatient. We have a love affair with efficiency. Time has authority in our world — we expect things to happen quickly and efficiently — because after all, it’s our time and money that made this happen, right?

Poverty is Stupid!

Posted on Oct 12, 2016

The 2017 Stupid Poverty Challenge is an opportunity for churches to mobilize youth to impact the lives of poor communities in Kenya, Uganda, Haiti, and Guatemala. The Stupid Poverty Challenge campaign begins January 1, 2017 and culminates with a “Stupid Bowl Party” on February 5.

Skit Tip: Voice Projection

Posted on Oct 4, 2016

What good is a great drama performance if the audience can't understand you? In this Skit Tip, you’ll get a few ideas on ways to improve your voice projection while performing on stage. Eddie also shares a tip he and Tommy use before they go out on stage.

Skit Tip: How to Perform for Kids

Posted on Sep 16, 2016

What's the difference between performing for an audience of kids versus an audience of adults? Great question! This skit tip shows an example of how to perform for kids and how it's different than performing skits for adults.

How To Start A Drama Team: Start Small

Posted on Aug 29, 2016

Have you been thinking about starting your own drama team at church? We want to help you! This week's Skit Tip discusses ways you can start a drama team with a few ideas on how and where to start. Follow a few of these small steps and you'll be on your way to performing dramas and skits for your church.

10 Simple Scripts for New Drama Teams

Posted on Aug 29, 2016

Do you have a new drama team or are thinking about starting one? It's always difficult to decide on a script to perform first. We've compiled a short list of scripts we think are perfect for new drama groups to use. These scripts only require a few actors and have simple direction and blocking.

How to Perform a Reader's Theatre

Posted on Aug 2, 2016

Have you ever wanted to perform a reader's theatre? With a reader's theatre script, you have multiple actors reading, but how do you make everyone sound better? In this skit tip, we share how to deliver your reader's theatre lines so that everyone sounds in sync and in rhythm.

How to Use Props in Your Skits

Posted on Jul 27, 2016

Add a new dynamic to your skits by using props. Learn how to use props effectively with this skit tip from Eddie James.

Skit Tip: Fit Your Audience

Posted on Jul 13, 2016

What do you do if your script doesn't fit your intended audience? Eddie James shares a few tips on making your script fit your audience in this week's Skit Tip.