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Radical!
Price: Free! Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Radical! begins with a play, If the poor are on the moon.., about Mother Teresa (currrently freely available on the web). Monologs follow on artistic and scientific radicals (Berlioz, Sibelius, Sigmund Freud, JS Mill, Conan Doyle, Bernard Shaw, HG Wells, George Orwell, JB Priestley), as well as shorter features. Environmental verse and an essay on a statistical relativity conclude.
Churchianity: At the Crossroads
Series: At the Crossroads, Act II. Price: Free! Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » General
A young pastor explores the best path for his future ministry. His worldview is shattered by conversations with the Apostles John and Paul, as well as Christian leaders, from businessmen to pastors, from America to China. Restoring the “strategery” of the corporate Church to God’s original plan in Scripture is never easy, but it’s encouraging to hear from the voice of the past.
Leaping Off the Page: Any Time of the Year Edition
Price: Free! Words: 32,990. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Here is a collection of one-act plays, shorter sketches, and monodramas (one-person plays) that can be used in Christian ministry.
Bapticost: At the Crossroads
Series: At the Crossroads, Act I. Price: Free! Words: 32,410. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » General
In the style of classic British banter, Evangelical Seminary Student meets Captain Charismatic… Jesus mediates. Trek through nearly every topic of debate in the American Protestant Church today. Easy-to-read, scripted format, and with limited playwright permissions included with purchase, you might just read what you’ve always wanted to say and learn how to make a friend you have always wanted.
Damon & Pythias - Drama Script for People or Puppets
Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This is a dramatisation of a short story from ancient Greece. Damon and Pythias are friends and when Pythias is accussed of being a traitor and sentenced to die, Damon takes his place so that his friend can say goodbye to his parents. This short play demonstrates the love of a friend who is willing to die in the place of another. This can be used to illustrate Jesus' love for us!
If the Poor are on the Moon... The Work of Mother Teresa.
Price: Free! Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The Work of Mother Teresa, to fulfill her mission of love, this play follows. Only the strongest devotion could endure such sustained hardships and manage such achievements for the care of the poor and neglected.
Dead-set Sicko Loser: The Play-Script
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short, dark, almost didactic stage play about the subject of pedophilia. There are three characters, one male, two female, and this play is free of charge to perform as long as authorship is correctly attributed and the author is informed of all performance details.
Ol' Zak, After the Angel: A Monologue
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Zechariah is struck dumb by an angel, in Luke 3: 7 - 18. His loss of voice becomes a metaphor for me, of forgetting that all things are possible with God. As I entered into ministry after graduating from The Iliff School of Theology, I wondered what would happen in my writing life. Would I doubt the birth of something new and lose my voice as Zechariah did?
Two for the Chancel
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Two for the Chancel includes two Reader's Theater light dramas to be performed in the church chancel. The theme of The Easy Button is How freedom to choose came into the world and what it means for us, and of Four Drumsticks, Respecting God’s Creation while Honoring Mind and Community.
I Can See God's Word (Skit)
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This easy-to-perform skit is about a boy named Jake who cheats on his math test. When he gets caught, he finds an old Bible his grandpa left him and learns the truth: Jesus is the Word of God and that is how God saves us.
Conversion Rites and Wrongs
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
"Conversion Rites and Wrongs" won the author the "Best Director" award when performed in Sydney's "Crash Test Drama" in 2012. It is a short play for a man and a woman, in which they discuss the pros and cons of converting to Islam. It is meanty to be comedic, not didactic. There are no fees for performance as long as the author is correctly attributed.
The Gift: A Salvation Skit for Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » General
This free skit illustrates that salvation is a gift from God. It can be performed by churches, youth groups, Bible clubs and schools.
Christmas Gift
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent
This touching play tells the true story of a father who comes to visit his son unannounced on Christmas Eve. Through the dialogue between the father and the son, the audience learns why being a follower of Jesus helps us to be better people. This play requires only 3 actors, very few props, and takes 7 minutes to perform.
Godscam
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A man tells a young Christian woman that he is God. Can she believe him? Does she dare not believe him? Who is scamming who in this duel of wits, logic, and faith? A full-length stage play told in twelve acts.
Salvation
Price: Free! Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Full Length Play, written and premiered in 2013. The play, with a cast of four (2M, 2F) follows the relationships, experiences and pressures of three workhouse inmates and a contentious new arrival - a nurse - during mid-nineteenth century Ireland. Story follows the courage and bravery of those in a tragic and harrowing environment striving to harness one objective: Survival.
Christian Plays – Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
These seven plays, children's sermons, and Dramatic Readings are about aspects of the Christian experience. The children's sermons are simple illustrations often using simple props. All are based on Bible passages.
Leaping Off the Page: Easter, Mother's and Father's Day Edition
Price: Free! Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of worship services, plays, poems, and litanies to be used in church services for Easter, Mother's Day, and Father's Day. These programs are simple, requiring only small casts and minimal sets and props. While they do not include music, they suggest appropriate songs. The material has a good variety for both children and adults, and includes audience participation.
Leaping Off the Page: Christmas Edition
Price: Free! Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A collection of plays, short stories, and poems, this is a resource for churches to use for developing their Christmas programs. The material includes simple performance pieces which can be produced by small, modest groups as well as by larger congregations.
This Is My Story, This Is My Song
Price: Free! Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A program of readings and music about the life and hymns of Fanny Crosby
Too Late: A Dramatic Play
Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This is a short play centered on the consequences of entering eternity without salvation, given freely by the grace of God. It's designed for the Christian church (youth group), regardless of denomination. It's very intense and will draw a highly emotional and hopefully spiritual response from anyone without Christ who sees it. Make sure your soul is prepared, before it's...Too Late.

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