Surrender Scripts

What begins as a person's lament about being tired and sore from walking, turns into a series of prayers to God, asking Him to breathe new life, quench thirst, and perform miracles in the world.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3

In this Readers Theater script, three readers consider the shifting sands of their lives, the wholly temporary castles they’re so busy building, and the beckoning of a frightening, unfathomable, deep power somewhere out there.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

When faced with yet another disappointment in his search for a job, Phil is frustrated and ready to give up. His wife helps him realize that he needs to give up to God, and trust that He will provide.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

In this Christmas monologue, Mary holds her new baby in her arms as she tries to explain to Jesus the seemingly impossible journey that brought them to that point, and the unimaginable future that lay ahead of Him. Includes an mp3 of the soundtrack from the video version.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3

In this skit, packed with humor and depth, Tommy and Eddie dig into what the Serenity Prayer is all about. As one man prays the prayer, God challenges him to understand what the words actually mean, and to actually mean the words he says.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 10

Two of the Lord’s disciples are sent to fetch the donkey that will carry Jesus into the city. Problem is, the donkeys refuse to be untied - in this case, from their worries. (Note: The Untie the Donkey skits can each be played stand-alone, or as a five-week series culminating on or near Palm Sunday.)

Actors: 5 Minutes: 4

Two of the Lord’s disciples are sent to fetch the donkey that will carry Jesus into the city. Problem is, the donkeys have refused to be untied—from their busyness, their comfort, their pride, or their worries. At last they meet the donkey who is right for the Lord’s purpose: the one that is willing to be freed from his Sin. (Note: The Untie the Donkey skits can each be played stand-alone, or as a five-week series culminating on or near Palm Sunday. If done as a series, this would be the final episode.)

Actors: 4 Minutes: 3

Two of the Lord’s disciples are sent to fetch the donkey that will carry Jesus into the city. Problem is, the donkeys refuse to be untied—in this case, from their pride. (Note: The Untie The Donkey skits can each be played stand-alone, or as a five-week series culminating on or near Palm Sunday.)

Actors: 4 Minutes: 4

Two of the Lord’s disciples are sent to fetch the donkey that will carry Jesus into the city. Problem is, the donkeys refuse to be untied - in this case, from their comfort. (Note: The Untie the Donkey skits can each be played stand-alone, or as a five-week series culminating on or near Palm Sunday.)

Actors: 4 Minutes: 4

Two of the Lord’s disciples are sent to fetch the donkey that will carry Jesus into the city. Problem is, the donkeys refuse to be untied— in this case, from their busy schedule. (Note: The Untie The Donkey skits can each be played standalone, or as a five-week series culminating on or near Palm Sunday.)

Actors: 4 Minutes: 5

Several people order up their favorite versions of Christianity.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 4

John The Baptist may have never set out to talk much, but listen as he describes ending up with a front row seat to the beginning of Jesus' ministry. Includes music used in video version.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3 minutes

This skit poses the simply question, "Would you rather give up prayer for a year, or give up TV for a year?"

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4-5 minutes

This is a silent sketch. The devil chooses a challenger to go against him in an arm wrestling match. They go to the table; Satan wins effortlessly. The person gets up, fights again, and is again defeated. Scared and hurting, the person goes to Jesus. Jesus challenges Satan on the person's behalf and easily wins.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

When we give our lives to Christ, we don't sign up for "easy." God's plan is for us to experience trials to strengthen our faith. In this skit, God shows a questioning believer that His recipe for his/her life will create something beautiful.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4-6 minutes

A young New Year's Resolution name "Surrender My Life to Christ" interacts with a number of other New Year's resolutions, all of whom are trying to help her become more "acceptable" and "attractive" to the world.

Actors: 6 Minutes: 6-8 minutes