Belief Scripts

John 20 is retold through the eyes of Mary Magdalene, Peter, and Thomas.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

In this scene, the crucifixion is retold through the eyes of Mary, the mother of Jesus, the Thief on the cross, and Nicodemus. This script can stand alone as part of a Good Friday service or can be combined with the other scenes from The Easter Story series.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

One of the disciples struggles with the assignment they’ve been given by Jesus—to get a donkey. The other reminds him of the miracles Jesus has performed and ultimately convinces his fellow disciple that they can trust Jesus, even if they don’t understand why He’s asking them to do this.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

A game show that presents hard-to-believe facts leads us to think about the bizarre reality of the story of Jesus' death and resurrection.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 3

Mary and her father are writing letters to each other, revealing how he doubts the truth behind her pregnancy and the identity of her young son. This script is a blend of reader’s theater and an acted scene.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 7

In this monologue for the Christmas season, the Innkeeper recounts the night Joseph and Mary came to him for a room. He realizes that somewhere along the way, he lost hope. But that night, the Messiah arrived, bringing hope to the world. Includes an mp3 of the soundtrack from the video version.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4

Phil and Jason are working out together and end up in a conversation about God, Jesus, and whether they really exist. This can be customized for either the Christmas or Easter season.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 6

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

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, 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

Centurion Longinus had carried out many executions, but this one in particular was unlike any he had ever experienced.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4

A time of worship through a declaration of faith, remembering the power of God. It recalls the story of the 12 spies who went to explore the land of Canaan and the faithful report of Joshua and Caleb, who believed that God would bring them victory.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

This skit takes a deeper look into four individuals who have each had a different experience with church and Christianity. Their conversation leads them (and hopefully your audience) to explore the questions, "What do I really know?" and "Am I really a Christian?"

Actors: 4 Minutes: 4

An illustration on our faith and belief in Jesus assures us of eternity with Him. A couple is buying a new refrigerator, but the salesman insists they'll need a warranty just in case their guaranteed, built-to-last appliance breaks down within the year.

Actors: 6 Minutes: 4