Faith Scripts

Here's a humorous look at what it might have been like if our heroes of the faith hadn't been so faithful.

Actors: 11 Minutes: 15

This Easter monologue, from the perspective of Thomas, focuses on how Jesus reveals Himself to us when we seek Him.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4

In this hour-long Easter play, we see snapshots from the lives of four inspiring, historical figures: William Wilberforce, Hannah Moore, Rosalind Goforth and Eric Liddell. The frame around each of these snapshots is Christ’s story of love and sacrifice on that first Easter, which makes possible every act of Christian love, sacrifice, and faith ever since. This powerful production also features a choir.

Actors: 10+ Minutes: 60

Gabriel is just back from announcing to Mary that she will bear the Son of God and after debriefing with another angel, it's clear that Mary's faith is truly strong.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4-6 minutes

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

This series consists of 5 scripts; The Prophet’s Candle (symbolizing Hope), The Bethlehem Candle (symbolizing Faith), The Shepherd’s Candle (symbolizing Joy), The Angel’s Candle (symbolizing Peace), The Christ Candle (symbolizing Love). They can be performed all at once as one large Christmas production with the lighting of each Advent candle after the correlating script or they can be performed one at a time, correlating with the weekly lighting of an Advent Candle, with the 5th and final candle being lit at a Christmas Day or Christmas Eve service.

Actors: 4-19 Minutes: 3 each

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

In this skit, when Mary and a disciple discover the tomb is empty, Jesus appears and confirms the good news, that He is alive.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 2

When a Roman Captain approaches Jesus, the disciple views him as the enemy. But Jesus helps heal the Captain's friend the Captain says he believes Jesus can do it with only His words.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 2

Jesus, a disciple, and a young boy help feed 5,000 people with just some bread and fish when Jesus performs another miracle.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

Peter and another disciple are terrified when they see someone walking on the water towards their boat. Peter wants to walk on water, too, but begins to sink when he takes his eyes off Jesus.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 4

In this funny skit, a married couple discovers that becoming new parents is overwhelming, scary, and potentially a bit messy. But they trust that God will help them figure it all out.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

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

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

Set in a fast-food restaurant, a series of customers place orders that remind audiences that there is only one Jesus, and we don’t get to decide what parts of Him we want or don’t want.

Actors: 7 Minutes: 5

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