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.
"Do whatever he tells you." This versatile skit can be used to introduce or reinforce Jesus' commands. It is based on John 2 when Mary tells the servants to "do whatever He tells you."
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.