The following skits are primarily from the
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New Testament 1
Mary’s Choice – Demons try to dissuade Mary from accepting her role as the Messiah’s mother while Old Testament characters urge her to consent.
The Widow’s Mite – Two slits based on the ultimate giver
Peter, John and Mary – A first century look at a servant’s heart. The boys get more than they bargained for when Mary intervenes with a splashy ending.
John 13 – How we treat each other is a powerful witness.
Mark 2/4 friends is a retelling of the miracle of healing the paralytic.
Widow of Nain - Two versions of the miracle. One is a choral reading for a cast of 7+; the other a monolgue by the widow.
Forgiveness package contains an easy to produce script for a 6-7 minute skit or reader’s theater, a choral reading and 20 copyright free scripture graphics.
The Acts package (ZIP folder) contains at least one script (PDF) for each of the 28 chapters of Acts, links to a dozen online games and over 20 copyright free scripture photographs (JPEG). Each skit runs between 2 and 10 minutes. Some are reader’s theater scripts, some choral readings, others staged productions and a few are monologues. A readability level is indicated on each one.
Teach Us to Pray (ZIP) runs 30 minutes alternating lines of the Lord's Prayer with related parables.
New Testament 2
Evidence – while trying to avoid being thrown to the lions by Nero, the defendant realizes there isn’t enough evidence to convict him.
Luke and Mary – What would the encounter have been like if Luke had interviewed Mary, the mother of Jesus, for his writings?
Matthias and Faithfulness – Matthias knows exactly what it feels like to be chosen last when he counsels a disappointed child.
The Road to Damascus – Greek chorus has parts for as many as you want in this 7 minute script about Saul’s conversion.
Saul to Paul TV Interview – Saul of Tarsus shares how he changed from hate to love and darkness to light.
Barnabas Interview - The son of encouragement talks about open doors.
The Parables of Jesus contains 27 scripts for people or puppets. Each skit runs from 1 to 4 minutes with a variety of settings and characters. A lesson plan for physical and chemical change is included in the Parable of the Wineskins.
No Rehearsal Miracle skits - Part reader's theater, part improv, these skits use movement and humor to stimulate long term memory retention & give everyone a chance to be on stage. 10 skits and directions included.