Redemption Scripts

When little Betty's favorite new toy breaks, her dad offers to fix it. Once she trusts him enough to hand the toy over, she finds that her dad was able to put it back together. This skit is a reminder that when we hand our broken lives over to God, He can put us together again.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

As a playwright struggles with how to best dramatize keeping Christ in our hearts beyond the holiday season, the scene comes to life on the stage.

Actors: 13 Minutes: 13

The rich young ruler expresses his frustration at the fact that Jesus offered eternal life to the thief hanging beside Him on the cross, when he himself had worked so hard to live a good life to earn salvation. He realizes that Jesus offered salvation to the man simply because he asked for it, not because he had done anything to earn it.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3

When she stood accused and awaited the consequence of death, the woman caught in adultery encountered Jesus, who showed her mercy. She recounts this story and draws the connection between her own accusers, and those who brought Jesus to the cross. When he shouted, “It is finished,” she remarks that it was not Jesus who was finished, but rather something was accomplished—restored.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3

Though "freedom" is the only word used throughout this skit, when the son returns to his father, the word is a powerful reminder that true freedom is only found in God.

Actors: 6 Minutes: 2

As a playwright works to compose a sketch about sin for the church youth group, three teens act out the scenes as they're written (and deleted) and rewritten.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 6

While browsing in a pawn shop, a craftsman finds a guitar that he made with his own hands. The craftsman points out the intricate details to the shop owner, helping him realize the immense value of the guitar.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

This modern-day Scrooge story follows Phil, a well-meaning husband and dad, who continues to overbook himself during the Christmas season, often leaving his family and the manger out completely.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 6

For all the times she went to fetch water, feeling alone and ashamed, the woman at the well never imagined that she’d encounter Jesus—a man who knew all about her, and yet, did not judge her.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

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

The three ghosts from A Christmas Carol are preparing to go teach Scrooge a lesson, but one of them has lost touch with her assignment and the entire reason for the season.

Actors: 3 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

What begins with Boaz showing off his new son to Eli, becomes a trip down memory lane as Ruth and Boaz reflect on the journey that brought them together. Scenes with Ruth and Naomi lead to Ruth discovering Boaz and his kindness, eventually leading the couple to the blessings that God had in store for their lives.

Actors: 3 Minutes:

In this comedic skit, a queen uses a rebellious criminal to demonstrate what she’s learned about Jesus by reading her newly acquired Guttenberg Bible. Though, in the end she misses God’s point.

Actors: 7 Minutes: 7

We all know what happens to Jesus after he takes the place of Barabbas, but what happened to Barabbas? Watch this interpretation of what Barabbas must have been contending with.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

True story. A college teacher encounters a young inner city tough guy who restores his sense of mission – and of the calling everyone has to redeem the lives of others.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 6