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Faith Scripts

New! The Parable of Spare Change

In this monologue, a young man (or woman) recounts several of life’s challenges and the fact that despite ongoing prayer, God did nothing to help…or did He? A perfect script to illustrate themes of prayer and faith to teens and adults.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 2

A Perfect Mess

In this lighthearted play, a young girl pulls her family together on Christmas Eve to put on an impromptu play. When Olivia feels the play turned into a disaster, her dad reminds her of how messy the first Christmas was, but that God uses messes to do amazing things.

  • Actors: 11
  • Minutes: 15

More Than Just An Advent Candle

Timmy is disappointed to be playing an Advent candle in the church Christmas play, rather than the “important” role of Joseph. But as he shares his one line with his mom, Timmy discovers the importance of his role and the message of the candle of peace.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4

When The Angel Came

In this monologue, Elizabeth recounts unexpected miracles: becoming the mother of John the Baptist; her husband, Zechariah, emerging from the temple mute; her cousin Mary, pregnant as well. She recognizes God’s fulfillment of promises and His redemption of us all.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4

If God Had A Facebook Account

Janet learns that her son Timmy is being bullied on Facebook by so-called “friends” at his new school. Teased for being a Christian, the circumstance creates a teachable moment for Janet to share with Timmy how he can pray without ceasing and that if God had a Facebook account He’d write amazing things on Timmy’s wall.
Part of the Train Up A Child Series, it’s a funny and touching skit to help believers of all ages know and remember what they believe.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4

Faith In the Time Of Fear

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

Friends Faith And Fiery Furnaces

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego are faced with losing their lives because of their faith in God.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 6

I Am A Christian

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

Graduation: Faith, Hope, and Love

There are just three things that you need to survive after you graduate. And it’s not pizza, money or a good job…

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 2

From Generation To Generation

A dad wants to pass on his faith through the stories passed on to him by his dad, but it doesn’t have the intended result.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 4

But Sunday’s Coming

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.

  • Actors: 7
  • Minutes: 20

Cliffhanger

This script humorously exploits tropes from the popular super-hero genre to deliver a message regarding the fearlessness of believers that have been emboldened by the Holy Spirit.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 6

Jesus Go!

Almost overnight Pokémon GO has become the most popular app of all time. But could it be that Jesus came up with the idea first? This is a great intro for a message or group discussion on living and sharing our faith (the two are connected)!

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5

Camp Sonrise: Rahab Helps the Lost

The kids at Camp Sonrise have just finished a game to see who can make it back to the campsite first and learn that it’s easier to find your way when a friend is helpful. This is a fun telling of the story of how Rahab helped two Israelite spies and because of that, God saved Rahab and her family.

  • Actors: 9
  • Minutes: 8

The List

After dying from a heart attack, Tim awaits his fate with a suitcase full of his earthly accomplishments, hopeful those things will get him into heaven.

  • Actors: 8
  • Minutes: 4

Warranty Sale

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

Little Rock, Big God

A Dr. Seuss-style retelling of the David and Goliath story by the author of Wharton Finds a Whatzit. Like Wharton, Little Rock is satirical in style, yet offers genuine insights about faith. It plays like a Pixar movie—kids respond on one level, grown-ups on another. PowerPoint illustrations are included.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 5

Bein’ Good

Susie explains to Willie that there’s nothing you can do to earn a gift.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5

Small Gate

A scene summarizing What Jesus talked about when he said the “gate is narrow.”

  • Actors: 2+
  • Minutes: 6

Whiner at the Water

A modern day take on the John 5 story of Jesus healing the cripple at the pool of Bethesda.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4

A Rabbit’s Foot, An Eyelash, and A Resurrection

Superstitious James is determined to end his Easter a rich man as he hunts for the golden egg. This skit is a great introduction into a sermon that addresses apologetics and examines the evidence that supports the resurrection. Our faith in the Risen Savior is not a hopeful myth or an improbable lucky charm. There is solid evidence to support our belief in Jesus Christ as the risen Lord.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4

Noah’s Faith

Noah and Mrs. Noah stop to remind each other that even though they don’t understand it all, God has a purpose and a plan.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6

Christianity With a Shot Of…

Several people order up their favorite versions of Christianity.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 4

Not By Sword or Spear

We have the same power available to us today that David had when he killed Goliath. Our God is the same yesterday, today, and forever.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 3

Our Coming Savior: The Shepherds

Sam, Jake and Frank are three average shepherds whose lives are changed when they are visited by angels who bring news of Christ’s birth. While they are all eager to get going to visit the Christ child, they wrestle with the small matter of who is going to be on sheep duty. Includes mp3 of music found in the video version as seen below.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 3

Our Coming Savior: The Innkeeper

An innkeeper meets a young couple looking for a place to rest as they travel. Though weary, the innkeeper is in conflict about wanting to help vs. the reality of his booked up inn. Includes mp3 of music found in the video version as seen below.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 3

Our Coming Savior: Herod

After hearing rumors about the birth of a Messiah, a ruthless Herod tries to use some new acquaintances to get him information about the newborn Christ. Includes mp3 of music found in the video version.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 3

Our Coming Savior: Mary and Joseph

Mary and Joseph are a young couple with lots of plans for their future together, but those plans change after God steps in. Though Mary has faith, she struggles with how to tell her fiancé of what the Angel has told her. Both because of how unbelievable it is and how it will change both of their lives forever. Includes mp3 of music found in the video version.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3

Searching In the Darkness

Christ came into the world not just to dispel the darkness, but to help us learn to act and grow within the darkness as we develop our faith.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5

The Most Discouraged Christian Ever

Disgruntled with the problems he’s encountering in life, volunteer Stuart decides to make a few changes to the Children’s Ministry theme.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5

I See Dead People

A poetic monologue on the futility of chasing after things that are temporary instead of chasing things that are eternal.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 2

Our Coming Savior: Elizabeth and Zechariah

When Zechariah comes back from the temple unable to speak, his wife, Elizabeth, doesn’t understand why. But she learns that her husband’s inability to speak isn’t the only supernatural thing happening in their life. Includes mp3 of music found in the video version.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3