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Scripts grace

Hannah is excited about the coming new year, but Jake is still chained to the burden of guilt and regret and can’t seem to break free.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

In a bizarre and funny take on Matthew 18 and the unforgiving servant, this modern-day retelling takes place in a hospital and involves cellphones interfering with equipment, causing strange things to happen to patients.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 5

When Alex's job is saved and his debt forgiven by the boss, Alex turns around and demands that a co-worker, Ted, pays him back. Based on the parable of the unforgiving servant in Matthew 18.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 4

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

Hardness of Heart is a spiritual condition affecting millions. In this parody of a TV commercial for a prescription drug, we learn about Confessitall®, and how it can help anyone struggling with the epidemic of HOH.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

In this Readers Theater, audiences are led to focus on the phrase Jesus cried out on the cross, exclaiming that "it is finished," and how those words impact our lives as Christians.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

While sitting in a courtroom awaiting his/her turn before the judge, a person caught speeding compares his/her sin to the other “criminals” in the room who seem guiltier. A friend reminds this person that we’re all guilty, and that none of us deserve grace, but that Jesus died for all sinners—for all of us.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

A skit about Christ’s sacrifice as payment for our sins. Becky tries to buy eternal life insurance, but finds that she cannot pay the exorbitant cost. With nothing adequate to barter for payment, she gladly accepts when the boss of the insurance company offers to cover her bill.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

In the parable of the Prodigal Son, we see a father welcome home his son, who has thrown away his inheritance. In this inspirational retelling of their story, we hear what may have been going on in the minds of the father and the son.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 5

A Religious Studies professor criticizes his class for failing to understand the central idea of Jesus’s teachings. This script’s surprise ending provides the perfect set-up for a message on grace, or on the character of Jesus.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 3

When his brother leaves, the Perfect Son becomes self-righteously sure that he is the only one who deserves his Father’s love. The Prodigal’s return reveals the Perfect Son’s imperfect heart.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 5

A little lamb keeps getting distracted and won’t listen to the Shepherd. But when she gets lost, the Shepherd is right there to rescue her from danger.

Actors: 6 Minutes: 6

This spoof of the classic TV series, Batman, by the seminal Christian comedy act Mitch & Allen (Hello, God?) asks, “What if even super-heroes aren’t super enough?” Great introduction for gospel presentations.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

Two groups of sheep try to please the Shepherd, but only one group truly understands what the Shepherd requires of them.

Actors: 7 Minutes: 6

Gracie is a young and talented athlete competing in this year’s “G-Games”. She has a devoted supporter and teammate in her heaven sent helper, Angelica, but a staunch nemesis in her opponent, Beezle. Will Gracie be able to win the coveted G-Race title or are the challenges she faces just too great? Join our G-Games competitors and crazy cast of characters as they illustrate some favorite Bible stories and seek to prove that Grace always wins!

Actors: 20+ Minutes:

A medical team is shocked to discover that its patient has a huge hole right in the middle of his soul (unquestionably the worst place), and now the race is on to find something that can adequately fill it in time.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 6