Fatherhood Scripts

New! Grace: A Word Game

In this short comedic piece, a new dad and an experienced dad play on a word game show that reveals misunderstandings about grace and the role it plays in marriage and parenting.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5

An Honest Look at Fathers

This Father’s Day Readers Theater describes several types of dads and celebrates the men who have been part of our stories.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 3

The “Paternity Test”

When Jay finds out he’s going to be a father, he finds a “paternity test” online and is anxiously preparing so he can be a good dad. His friend, Sam, helps teach Jay that there’s no studying or planning that can get a man ready for fatherhood. It’s all about love.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4

Average Joe Dad

Joseph feels like there’s a lot of pressure on him to be a good dad, considering that Jesus’ “real” dad is God. As he lists all the ways he falls short, Mary reminds him that God chose them to be Jesus’ parents, and that He was born to free all of us from our imperfections.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3

Questions Without Answers - A Father’s Day Reading

Ever wonder what dads in the Bible were like? Probably not that much different than dads of today. This is a Reader’s Theatre celebrating dads!

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4

What Have I Built

While fishing from his newly restored pier, a man wonders if his family can be restored from his past neglect.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4

The Differences in Dads

Being a dad is tough, but sometimes the older you get, the more you get the hang of it.

  • Actors: 11
  • Minutes: 8

Dreamsicles

A dad shares one of his favorite stories of his dad when he was a kid.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4

Never Just a Father

A father and his grown child happen upon a misplaced box of treasures, and receive a reminder of the importance of fatherhood, all at once.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5

Pick a Father

Teenagers have a difficult time understanding the advice and guidance from their parents…just as all of God’s children struggle with the direction of their heavenly Father.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 7

The Last Time I Went Fishing

This monologue is a sweet remembrance of a time a son went fishing with his dad, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 5-6 minutes

That’s Something I Guess

Ben wants his young son to be great at everything, but is forced to face some truths when he gets sage advice from Jack, a dad who’s been down that road with his own son.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

Trusting the Father

A father marvels at how fast his daughter has grown up as she prepares to graduate from High School.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

The Prodigal

Through the eyes of both father and son, one of the most powerful of Jesus’ parables comes to life. Includes the mp3 soundtrack of the music used in the background from The Skit Guys performance of The Prodigal.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 10 minutes

Daddy Daughter Date #1

As a dad and his young daughter go on their very first “date,” he realizes that this is the perfect opportunity to say what she needs to hear - how much he loves her.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Forrest Gump: Our Heavenly Father

Sometimes it’s the simple things that are the most profound.  In this testimony, Forrest sees how his relationship with Li’l Forrest is much like the relationship God would like to have with us.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes