Scripts in Category: Bible Characters

Thomas wasn’t known as a doubter when Jesus was alive; He was a fierce follower and believer. But when Jesus returned from the grave, Thomas needed to see and touch his wounds before he could reconcile what he was seeing.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

Joseph of Arimathea followed Jesus during His ministry and watched Him die. Joseph felt called to step up and bury Jesus—to do one thing for the man who did so much for him.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

Peter recounts the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem with crowds chanting, “Hosanna in the highest! Salvation has come!” Others finally figured out what he already knew—that Jesus was the one who will save us when we call His name.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

For all the times she went to fetch water, feeling alone and ashamed, the woman at the well never imagined that she’d encounter Jesus—a man who knew all about her, and yet, did not judge her.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

This Readers Theater helps audiences think about the miracle and ministry of Jesus’ life, and how everything He did on earth led up to His death, which coincided with the mystery of the temple veil tearing from top to bottom.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 4-6

With their hopes dashed, the disciples are hiding out together in a house in Jerusalem after the crucifixion. Terrified and unsure what to do, they plan to head back to Galilee under the cover of night to avoid arrest. But then Mary Magdalene comes with news that’s too good to be true: The tomb is empty. Either Jesus is alive, or Mary’s gone crazy.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 4

In this Readers Theater for Easter (or any service focused on Jesus’ resurrection), we are reminded of what we received as a result of Jesus conquering death and rising from the grave. Themes: Easter, Resurrection, Salvation, Christian Life

Actors: 3 Minutes: 4

A show called The Crazy Truth is the setting in this interactive skit, where Professor Imani and his sidekick, Zaney, teach audiences about the first miracle Jesus performed—turning water into wine—despite the meddlings of Dr. Doubt. Note: This is Day 1, if you are using The Crazy Truth series.

Actors: 8 Minutes: 8

In this interactive skit, a show called The Crazy Truth is the setting where Professor Imani and his sidekick, Zaney, teach audiences (despite the meddling of Dr. Doubt) about the miracle Jesus performed when he healed the Roman captain’s servant. Note: This is Day 2, if you are using The Crazy Truth series.

Actors: 8 Minutes: 8

A show called The Crazy Truth is the setting in this interactive skit, where Professor Imani and his sidekick, Zaney, teach audiences (despite the meddlings of Dr. Doubt) about Peter’s faith when he walked on the water with Jesus. Note: This is Day 3, if you are using The Crazy Truth series.

Actors: 8 Minutes: 8

A show called The Crazy Truth is the setting in this interactive skit, where Professor Imani and his sidekick, Zaney teach audiences (despite the meddlings of Dr. Doubt) the story of Jesus’ birth and how God uses little things to make a big difference in the world. Note: This is Day 6, if using in The Crazy Truth series.

Actors: 8 Minutes: 8

A show called The Crazy Truth is the setting in this interactive skit, where Professor Imani and his sidekick, Zaney, use their “celebration machine” to help audiences understand why we celebrate what Jesus did on the cross. Note: This is Day 5, if you are using The Crazy Truth series.

Actors: 8 Minutes: 8

A show called The Crazy Truth is the setting in this interactive skit, where Professor Imani and his sidekick, Zaney, teach audiences about the miracles Jesus' performed.

Actors: 9 Minutes: 8

In a series of mini-monologues, several characters wrestle with their current situations before ultimately surrendering to God’s will. The scene ends with Jesus in the garden before His arrest, when He surrenders His will to God’s.

Actors: 4-9 Minutes: 4-6

A bundled version of the "A Snapshot from Good Friday" script series. Includes 6 scripts, featuring the perspectives of Peter, John, Mary the Mother of Jesus, the Mother of the Good Criminal, the Daughter of Jarius, and the Centurion

Actors: 6 Minutes: 4+