William Kritlow

Biography

Indiana born, California raised, a Christian at 9, a returning prodigal at 37, I published my first books with Thomas Nelson Publishing Company when I was 50 and now have 7 novels in print, and a number of non-fiction books, some with, some without my name on them. I'm currently pioneering a Theater Arts Program for adults and children in Fountain Valley, CA. God is working faithfully in His children's lives. My passion is to explore His love and grace.

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Books

17 Short Play On Romans 8
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
I find myself in Romans 8 whenever I doubt who God is, how much He loves His children, how He’s ordered things, and how the world and everything and everyone in it is under his control.. If for no other verse than Romans 8:28 - “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” These short play affirm all this and more.
12 Short Christian Plays about Faith
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
These 12 short plays look at one of the most important elements in our Christian walk – Faith. Hebrews 11:6 tells us why: “But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.” These short plays will help audiences know how to do that.
In His Name
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
Stephen believes he’s a Christian and assures all he does is supported by scripture. Even when he kills people. Now in a small town, he "falls for" Maggie. Unhappy in her marriage, she’s also drawn to Stephen, who sees their match as made in heaven. Now he just has to eliminate Maggie's husband, John. Some can justify any behavior by Scripture, and Stephen’s found just the right verses.
How To Start A Church or Christian School Theater Ministry
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You set the price! Words: 33,690. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
This explores getting a theater ministry going at your church or Christian school, where such a ministry has its greatest impact, and the various shapes it can take - from something simple that assists a pastor delivering his message, to an elaborate play or musical whose aim is to evangelize a community. Wherever God is leading your creative heart, this book will get you there.
Two Writers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Frank and Ted write Christian novels and their ministry is flourishing. One day Ted gets a call from Hollywood that means more money and a greater audience for their work. Is this God's way of broadening and deepening their ministry or is it Satan's way of destroying it? Only the last act will tell.
The Function of Dysfunction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Sometimes zany, sometimes dramatic, always entertaining, The Function of Dysfunction tells the story of the Joneses, a seemingly normal Christian Midwestern family - a Mom and Dad with four kids - and a granddaughter they appear to be raising. Like most families, if asked, they'd say there were doing okay. But are they? Secrets live to be exposed! And this family has them.
The Comet Night
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,850. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
When they were 14, 13, and 10, their father, a loving Christian man, nearly beats their 17-year old brother to death. And no one tells them why. Their brother quickly leaves, dooming them to the worst kind of uncertainty - when will it happen to them. Now their father’s dead and all gather. Will the older brother talk? Will it be the truth? Will they ever know what shattered their lives?
12 Short Christian Plays on The Fruits of the Spirit
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,430. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
In this 5th volume of short plays, we center on the fruits of the Spirit - love, joy, peace, patience, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, self control. Through incidents in the lives of ordinary folks (and one guardian angel), we see the fruits of the Spirit lead them deeper into the Kingdom and closer to Christ.
The Next 10 Short Christian Plays
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
In this, the 4th volume, we center on two areas of scripture, 1 Peter 2:1 Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings and the first five beatitudes. Blessed are the poor in spirit, those who mourn, the meek, those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, and the merciful. Use them in services, as discussion starters, or just for fun.
3 One Act Christian Plays
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
For theater or the classroom, these three historical one act Christian plays will thrill audiences and instruct students. With Gold Rush you experience the wild Yukon of 1896. In The Serf and the Knight Templar you relive the waning Middle Ages, a springboard to our own freedoms. Wagons West shows us courage, commitment, and the unfathomable sacrifices of our unshakeable pioneer families.
Another 10 Short Christian Plays
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
There is no better way to illustrate God's word than drama - real people facing real life challenges right before real eyes and hearts. We used most of these plays as part of worship services, but they also act as catalysts to bring a theater group together, spur discussion, or just have meaningful fun. And since they use one or two actors, and a minimum set, they're easy to put on.
10 More Short Christian Plays
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
There is no better way to illustrate God's word than drama - real people facing real life challenges right before real eyes and hearts. We used most of these plays as part of worship services, but they also act as catalysts to bring a theater group together, spur discussion, or just have meaningful fun. And since they generally use one or two actors, and a minimum set, they're easy to put on.
10 Short Christian Plays
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
There is no better way to illustrate God's word than drama - real people facing real life challenges right before eyes and hearts. These 10 short plays, some humorous, some deeply moving, some both, will capture the imaginations and attentions of those in attendance and help prepare their hearts for God's work.