Bunny, Chicken, and Lizard are entering a contest to become the new Easter animal. Once they hear what the job might cost them, they decide to bow out.
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.
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
Peter wrestles with his betrayal of Jesus. He knows that Jesus will forgive him, but can he forgive himself?
John reflects on his time with the Jesus and the day he was called to follow his Messiah.
The mother of a young man who took the wrong path; she is struggling with losing him and trying to absorb what she has seen and heard.
Mary talks about what it was like to be the mother of the Messiah, watching Jesus grow up and fulfill His purpose.
Centurion Longinus had carried out many executions, but this one in particular was unlike any he had ever experienced.
Jairus, a leader in the synagogue, asked Jesus to heal his young daughter who was dying. By the time Jesus arrived at Jairus’ house, the young girl had died. In this script, that same young girl remembers meeting Jesus after He raised her from the dead.
Joseph tells his seven-year-old son Yeshua (Jesus) that they must kill the lamb that Yeshua has raised for the last year.
A skit about Christ’s sacrifice as payment for our sins. Becky tries to buy eternal life insurance, but finds that she cannot pay the exorbitant cost. With nothing adequate to barter for payment, she gladly accepts when the boss of the insurance company offers to cover her bill.
A poetic holy week narration from the perspective of the mother who loved him, the disciples who were called by him, the people who put their hope in him, and those who would try to destroy him.
After Jesus’ resurrection, Matthias was chosen to replace Judas as one of the twelve disciples. Here, he describes what it was like to be chosen…no longer just an observer, but an obedient fisher of men. Includes the music found in the video version.
Mary Magdalene relives discovering the empty tomb and finding her Savior risen, just as He said he would! Includes the music found in the video version.
Simon Peter and Judas Iscariot were both disciples of Jesus. Both were flawed, both betrayed Jesus. But, one went on to build the church, the other died alone by his own hand. What was the difference? It all came down to one choice.
The wife of Pilate agonizes over a nightmare that came with a message. Includes the the soundtrack found in the video version from the Who Do You Say I Am? Bundle.
A former blind man relives his life-changing encounter with Jesus. Includes the music found in the video version.
A disciple of Jesus recalls his time with the Messiah and the life-changing question asked that would settle who his Master was, once and for all. Includes that music as seen in the video version.
There is a question that Jesus asked his disciples—the most important question. One that resonates through history. A question that He asks each one of us: “Who Do You Say I Am?”
This new teaching experience is designed to help your congregation prepare for and celebrate this holy season of Easter. “Who Do You Say I Am” is a fully customizable experience. You can use it as a 5-week teaching series, a full-length Easter program, a Holy Week experience, or even as material for your small groups.
A time of worship through scripture celebrating the risen Savior and the forgiveness of sins.
There’s Good Friday, and there’s Easter Sunday. And then there’s the day in between, filled with waiting, grieving, and just plain not understanding. This is a one-act illustrating both the Biblical passion-week Saturday and the days when we struggle to understand God’s timing.
Seven individuals, from both then and now, soberly consider their role in the crucifixion of the Savior.
A family puts more emphasis on winning an Easter egg hunt than understanding the importance of Easter.
Anna returns to the small-town church she grew up attending for its annual Easter production after a ten-year absence. When she meets Joshua after the performance, her view of the cross as a tired, old symbol is challenged not only by his invitation to imagine it differently but her need for it to be something more.
A mischievous little mouse and his dozens of cousins have made an astonishing discovery: a bunch of huge, brightly colored eggs all over the yard. Now they must decide whether they’ll keep the eggs as just another fun decoration, or dare to look inside.
“Return Policy” is a comedic script with an ideal message for holiday programs.
Cleo and Clopas reflect back on their most favorite story about their most favorite person and how what he did changed everything, forever. Includes mp3 of music found in the video version as seen below.
A Mom tries to keep up with the busyness of Easter to make it special for her family- dyeing eggs, an impulse Pinterest project, sewing her daughter’s Easter dress. But once the worship music begins on Easter morning, all the busyness fades away.
John 20 is retold through the eyes of Mary Magdalene, Peter, and Thomas.
When Peter and John realize that Jesus is gone from his tomb, they struggle to understand what this might mean about their Savior. Includes mp3 of music found in the video version as seen below.
Jesus took our sins and healed us…and on the third day showed the world God’s power. Use this call to worship to start your Easter Celebration and reflect on all that changed when Christ rose from the grave.
We all know what happens to Jesus after he takes the place of Barabbas, but what happened to Barabbas? Watch this interpretation of what Barabbas must have been contending with.