Family Scripts

In this Christmas pageant, a girl falls asleep while waiting for her family to make it home through a snowstorm for Christmas. She has a vivid dream where people from the Bible tell her all about the first Christmas, bringing the nativity to life in her house.

Actors: 8 Minutes: 10

A husband and wife reflect on the stresses of Christmas, especially the financial ones, and how they distract from focusing on what (or Who) Christmas is about.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 6

Timmy is feeling down because kids at school are making fun of him for not having any Instagram followers. This opens the door for Timmy and his mom to have a meaningful conversation about true friendship and the importance of doing what’s right before God, rather than what’s popular. 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

Janet is surprised to find her son sitting at the kitchen doing long division on the weekend instead of playing outside with friends. She discovers that he’s trying to calculate how many years make up 1,000 generations as he tries to wrap his head around the enormous promise of God’s love and faithfulness for His children.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

Timmy is disappointed after the church Christmas production because his mom, who played Mary, gave away a gift (that he hoped to receive) to a new kid in the audience. Part of the Train Up A Child series, this is a funny and touching skit to help people of all ages remember the true meaning of Christmas and to be thankful in giving.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

While on a Christmas shopping trip with his family, a father encounters a strange, but unlikely, homeless woman who reminds him of the importance of worshipping Christ during the holidays.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 10

Fear sets in for a teenager on the brink of graduation. As she (or he) voices worries to mom about being an adult, she’s/he’s reminded that the love and support from her/his parents will continue on, no matter how old she/he gets.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 5

As a teenage daughter writes a card to her mother apologizing for her crudely-finished handmade gift, she realizes that her mother is God’s uniquely crafted, handmade gift to her.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

A husband forgets Mother’s Day and ends up in the dog house. But when he sincerely starts listing all the wonderful reasons moms are celebrated on this day, he just may be able to escape the oversight.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

This scene is a humorous tale of finding joy in life, no matter how old you are. Methuselah is approaching 900 years old, but his encounter with a teenage skateboarder reminds us that it's never too late to try something new.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

John reflects on the way Jesus cared for people during His ministry and shares his amazement at the fact that while Jesus hung dying on the cross, He was still ministering to others. When Jesus told John to take care of His mother, John began to realize how the sacrifice on the cross was opening the door for everyone to be part of Jesus’ family.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

God visits Abraham and Sarah to give them new names and to announce that they will have a baby. They are beside themselves with laughter, unsure that it can be true, but ultimately choose to believe that nothing is impossible for God.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

A mother talks sentimentally about motherhood amidst the chaos that is “her life”.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 5

Timmy is about to make the family late for church again, looking for snorkel gear and a disposable underwater camera. With the family waiting in the car, his mom Janet learns that he’s got his heart set on snapping a photo of “The Old Man” during the baptism ceremony at church. Timmy’s innocent misunderstanding gives Janet a chance to explain the meaning of water baptism all the while trying to get everyone to church on time. 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: 3

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

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