The Skit Guys

A Memorial Day Prayer

Forgiveness Scripts

Joseph

Joseph was his father’s favorite and his brothers resented him for it. But God had big plans for this little brother.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

The Prodigal

Through the eyes of both father and son, one of the most powerful of Jesus’ parables comes to life.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 10 minutes

Smackdown-LIVE!

Two former tag-team champion wrestlers feud over something trivial. This skit parallels the futility of the grudges between believers.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

The Father’s Love

A Reader’s Theatre about God’s love and acceptance as a Father who pursued His people.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

He Is Alive: Responsive Reading

Worship the risen Savior through scripture this Easter with “He Is Alive: A Responsive Reading” by Eddie James! This script is perfect for those of us who want to be creative in our Easter service but don’t have a lot of time.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 1-3 minutes

The Easter Egg Connection

While helping his/her daughter hunt for Easter eggs, a dad/mom wonders how this tradition fits in to the holiday. This script is perfect for your Easter Sunday, or to encourage your congregation to reach out to someone who is searching during this time of Christian celebration. Includes a male and female version of the script.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

At the Cross: The Two Thieves

During the crucifixion, Jesus hung on his cross between two thieves- one believed and one did not.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

The Transformation of a Roman Centurion

Many of us feel cemented into our lives and lifestyles by our histories or habits. We mistakenly feel unworthy of God’s grace and we spend our time trying to find our place among life’s consolation prizes. But if a Roman Centurion can realize the renewing gift of Christ’s salvation, how can we not?

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5 minutes

Textual Relations

Pete finds out his good friend has been texting his girlfriend behind his back. Will they ever be able to get past it?

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

Caught

A woman realizes that she has something she’s rarely had in her life- forgiveness.

  • Actors: 1 Female
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

Grace, We Just Don’t Get It

God’s grace is a free gift that we can’t seem to grasp on a daily basis. We know we don’t deserve the blessings God gives us, yet he delights in continuing to bless us despite our shortcomings and willful disobedience.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 10 minutes

The Apple Skit (Spanish)

Este guión se trata de una niña que en medio de una serie de relaciones malas, ella pone su confianza y su corazón roto en Jesús.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

John, The Disciple Whom Jesus Loved

A great monologue for Holy Week from the Apostle John as he tells of the events in the upper room, Gethsemene, the trial of Christ, and His crucifixion. 

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 10-12 minutes

Stranger in a Strange Land

This creative sermon set-up skit about a stranger who shows up to church for an Easter service, he is amazed at the lengths a church would go to get his attention.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 2-4 minutes

The Birdcage

The Bird Cage is a metaphor to humanity’s imprisonment and Jesus’ redemption plan that sets us free. Skit starts out as a young boy and a man talk about wild birds in a birdcage to the ultimate encounter of Jesus and Satan looking at mankind in the cage.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Installing Love

A person calls into Tech Support to get Love installed on her Heart

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6

Working On Love - Adult Worship Version

Eric Swink (a member of the Skitiots) brings to life a comedy with two scenes of a person trying to deal with the aspects and traits of Love.  We see Paul trying to live out the quality’s found in 1 Corinthians 13.  The scenes start with a conversation in a local starbucks and ends with an argument with Paul’s wife*.  All the while Paul stumbles on making the virtues a reality with strangers and the people closest to him.  The comedy has truth and liberty for the ending to make a great point.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 6 minutes

Time for Change

Growing up in a disconnected home can be hard, but what happens when your parents are expecting another child, and realize they need to do some things differently.  Tina shares her experience in this heartfelt testimony. 

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

Easter Reading Script

This reading takes selected verses from the Gospels and tells the story of the Last Supper through Christ’s resurrection.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

My Dad’s Feet

A teenage girl returns from a youth retreat to find her drunken father asleep in his easy chair. She must decide what to do with him, and choose rather to love him or not.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

Beyond Justice

A husband comes home to discover his wife, who has had an affair, about to leave. He challenges her to stay, to receive his forgiveness and love.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Elephant Skit

Two old friends meet up and resolve a hurt issue from the past.

  • Actors: 2

Dad, Give Me Money Now

An updated and comedic version of the famous parable.

  • Actors: 8
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

Waiting Room

It’s easy to see why God would seem unapproachable, and that we would have to squeeze an appointment with Him, or do something to impress Him.  The great news is that God approached us first and offered us salvation through Jesus.  For those stuck in the waiting room, it’s only excuses that keep them from getting their questions answered.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Say What?

Gossip and rumors grow wildly in the matter of one school day.  Assumptions are made and everyone takes sides.  When the truth comes out, will the people involved reconcile their relationship, or let the separation and bitterness grow?

  • Actors: 15
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Last Flight of 206

When flight 206’s engines fail, the passengers have to quickly fulfill all of their dreams and unfinished business.  However, they are in a surprise and may have longer to live after all.  Will they seize the new opportunity to live with purpose, or waste it in their same old way of living?

  • Actors: 7
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

Train No.9: The Unexpected Journey

Train No.9: The Unexpected Journey is a six week drama which tells the story of Tim as he leaves his empty life and finds new life on board Train no.9. Living in a small town, Tim is searching for meaning in life. His friends and parents don’t quite understand what the “lure” is to check out the train and see what is beyond the life they live.

  • Actors: 11+

Peter

The Apostle Peter recounts the events of Good Friday, Easter morning, and the days that followed, and realizes that the Savior he betrayed forgives him completely.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

Total Eclipse of the Heart - Wordless Skit

This skit is a human video: action done to music. This skit is set to Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart.” This skit shows a person caught in a sea of sin and Christ coming to rescue her. The script comes with the Spanish translation for the cards used in the video. You may also want to use the Glee version of “Total Eclipse of the Heart.”

  • Actors: 4+
  • Minutes: 5-6 minutes

The Apple Skit

Life often times breaks our hearts. In this skit, a girl who has had her heart broken many times, decides to trust her heart to Jesus.

  • Actors: 5

Grace Land - The Address (Act II)

Kelly finds her run-away brother working in the Graceland cafe.  He encourages her to go home.  She encourages him to do the same.  A stranger tells them they both need to go home in order to find the forgiveness that they both want.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 7-9 minutes

Dave’s Dilemma of Forgiveness

In this moving monologue, a young man named Dave wrestles with the need to find redemption and to forgive himself.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes