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Skit: Goosebumps for Jesus (4/1/2005)
  Calling all worship planners! In this original skit, a group of worship planners dive head first into creating a contemporary worship service, complete with music, fun, and...glitter?
Skit: The Identity Expo (9/1/2005)
  Casting about for an identity that "works" during the teen years is terribly hard. Wouldn't it be easier if identities could be bought and sold across counter tops? If being all you could be only meant purchasing a few items at the big Identity Expo? The characters in this skit try to do just that, and in the process learn that the "basic must haves" of anyone's identity come free.
Skit: The Bad Day (2/1/2007)
  Bad circumstances can ruin a perfect day--or our hope in Christ can give us joy that lasts despite what the world throws at us. In this skit Mr. Higginsdorf gets everything thrown at him, including a law suit, itchy red spots, a dead cat, and a jail sentence. What will he throw back?
Skit: The Bench (4/1/2004)
  A jogger sees a solitary man sitting on the same bench each day as he runs past. A few seconds and a couple words could make an eternal difference in the man's life. Will the jogger be too late? Find out in this simple yet compelling skit.
Skit: A Group of "Youth" (2/2/2005)
  This original skit presents the "Peter Pan" of youth group, a guy who refuses to grow up in his faith. He doesn't want what adults have to offer, but the youth don't really want him around. What's the PlayStation-playing old-timer to do? And what ever will become of the annual sledding trip?
Skit: Tech Driven Worship (3/1/2005)
  In this original skit about a tech-driven worship experience, if it can go wrong, it probably will. Who would have thought projecting song lyrics on the big white wall would have taken so much planning? And why do donuts always take such a priority?
Skit: The Dinner Table (12/1/2006)
  Eating together as a family is possible--but not probable. See it from the perspective of your dinning room chairs in this creative mini-skit.
Skit: Sitting on a Log (2/1/2007)
  This short dialogue skit points to themes of personal witness. You don't have to cross the ocean to be a missionary; God can use you in your own backyard.
Skit: The Faithless Zone (3/1/2004)
  In the voice of The Twilight Zone, five characters make choices without the guidance of integrity. Without a moral compass youth may find themselves lost in The Faithless Zone.
Skit: Good, can you hear me now? (9/1/2004)
  In our media saturated world it's hard to hear what matters in the midst of what doesn't. Lines get crossed and communication fails in this brother-sister dialogue.
Skit: Hearing (8/16/2012)
  A skit based on Mark 7:31-37
Skit: The Park Date (11/13/2012)
  Jim and Chloe have arranged to meet at a park. The two have been dating for three months. Recently their relationship changed, and sex entered the picture. Now Chloe fears that she is pregnant, and Jim has purchased a pregnancy kit for her.
The Joy of the Resurrection (3/6/2012)
  In this Easter drama, two friends share the joy of a favorite team's success. This modern day story then becomes interwoven with the account of Jesus' resurrection.
Skit: The Calling of Matthew? (2/2/2009)
  A comedic skit on how God calls us to follow Him, even when it means stepping outside of our comfort zones.
Skit: They Have Their Reward (3/1/2006)
  From the Youth Ministry Archives: In this short drama, a motley cast of characters discuss what it means to be successful, but only one character gets it right.
Skit: The Loneliest, Homeliest Waddif and How He Changed (7/27/2011)
  The loneliest, homeliest little Waddif experiences Grace and changes forever.
Skit: Charity Case (10/5/2011)
  And they shall say, "Lord when did we see thee...?"
Skit: I was a Teenage Nobody (3/1/2004)
  The central character of this poem-like skit is "Nobody" who mourns a lonely life rejected by "Them". It takes the intercession of "Somebody" to show acceptance, love, and the community of the body of Christ.
Skit: An Old Lady, A Door, and A Taxi (4/9/2010)
  A monologue dealing with the least of these and the affect of one.
Skit: Little Man, Big Attitude (4/30/2010)
  Zacchaeus was a little man with a little heart who was so driven by his desire to see Jesus that he climbed a tree. Tax collecting was a despicable profession. Jesus accepts/recognizes Zacchaeus as a forgiven and valuable soul. Zacchaeus came down from the tree and went to the Jesus tree for forgiveness.
Skit: On the Edge (3/23/2010)
  Vern Phillips is depressed with his life and ready to end it all. An angel's intervention helps him to realize the value of his life.
Skit: A Conversation with Kayla (6/1/2009)
  Life isn't what it always appears to be. A teenage girl has a conversation in passing with her mother. The question is what is the girl really communicating, and who is there to listen.
Skit: Following the Shepherd (6/1/2009)
  Four actors dressed as sheep make reference to the Good Shepherd.
Skit: Invitation to the Dance (6/1/2009)
  Jesus invites us to dance with Him for eternity. His arms are open, ready to receive a partner. He leads, and we follow. Who will accept the invitation to dance with Him?
Skit: Thirsty for the Word (6/1/2009)
  A Wanderer stumbles upon an oasis in the Desert of Sin and finds what he is most thirsty for.
Skit: Making the Grade (6/1/2009)
  A student must choose between denying or supporting her faith in a confrontation with a college professor.
Skit: The Calling (8/1/2007)
  A group of friends spends one last time together before going to college, talking about what comes next and what God is calling them to do.
Six Shades of Purple: Chancel Dramas for Lent (1/6/2012)
  If these dramas in any way prod repentance, ask for Easter or make purple a color approaching hope, they will have reached their mark.
Skit: No Strings (9/12/2012)
  Love can take on one of two characteristics. Love can be given or withheld depending on how someone meets our expectations. Or love can be given freely with no strings because we continue loving even when someone fails to please us. The latter marks the love of God and can free families for a deeper kind of loving.
Advent Gospel Dramas (9/2/2011)
  Through parable, fantasy or direct reference, this drama series is a way to capture the obvious and the subtle themes in the Gospels for Advent through Epiphany.
Skit: A Parable: The Land of Mirrors (8/1/2004)
  In the "Land of Mirrors" no one can see themselves clearly and so imagine themselves to be perfect. Once the mirrors are cleaned each one sees their own faults and weaknesses. This skit raises the issue of recognizing our sinfulness in order to see our need for a Savoir.
Skit: Jennifer and the Wizard of Who (3/1/2007)
  In this skit Jennifer enters the "Land of Who" in her search for identity and self-esteem. There she is confronted by the Wizards of Who, who offer her varied approaches to her quest. Ultimately, she finds her answer in the word of God and her identity in Him.
Skit: The One in Charge Knows (8/1/2007)
  Imagine three little ones, yet unborn, considering their future in a pretty messed up world. Like them, we lean on the grace of "the One in Charge."
Skit: In Whose Image? (5/1/2005)
  When a young girl gets caught in the cross fire of contrasting opinions on gender identity, she remembers that the truth is best found in quiet places. The skit's lesson is applicable to any Christian woman or girl: Christ voice is best heard when the clatter of the world is dismissed from the stage.
Skit: It's A Meaningful Life (3/1/2006)
  Rev. Chuck Schlie helps us discover the definition of "meaningful life" in this pithy play. Join two young siblings as they visit the wax hall of has-beens, if you dare!
Skit: What's It Worth to You? (6/1/2005)
  A game show setting shows just how crazy it is to place too much value in worldly things. Check it out!
Skit: The REAL Youth Group (3/1/2006)
  This short skit helps elucidate the dichotomy that often exists within a youth program. Who has a "real" youth group? What does it mean to be "real" in youth ministry? You may be surprised by the answer.
Skit: The Empty Parking Lot (6/1/2006)
  It's summer! So we can all worship God on our own at the lake! Right? Well, there's a good and a bad way to do everything. Check it out.
Skit: Trusting Jesus (1/28/2011)
  Three monologues by three separate people. The first monologue is on trusting Jesus even when we have doubts. The second monologue is on trusting Jesus in times of indecision. The third monologue is on trusting Jesus when our lives are filled with anxiety.
Skit: Don't Forget Your Umbrella (5/21/2013)
  Joe doesn't have much success in sharing God's Word.
Skit: Legion (5/15/2013)
  a skit based on Luke 8:26-39
Skit: The Apostle's Creed (6/6/2011)
  Looking for creative ways to teach the Apostle's Creed? Use these three skits!
Skit: The Ripple (2/4/2011)
  One person questioning God's will for them in his life, lamenting over his lack of "skills"; in the process he helps several people who cross the stage in front of him; he unwittingly helps each person using the gifts/skills that God has given him.
Skit: Passion (3/30/2011)
  A young man and woman wonder what has happened to passion and to caring about other people.
Skit: Confidence (4/6/2011)
  A student tells her classmates where her confidence comes from.
Skit: Suffering (3/23/2011)
  A family listens to the evening's newscast and wonders how to respond to all the suffering in the world.
Skit: Love (4/14/2011)
  Five girls talk about how this world sees love and what love really is.
Skit: Humility (4/20/2011)
  A couple guys play basketball and learn about humility and greatness.
Skit: The Gift of Blood (2/18/2013)
Skit: Worldly Treasures (10/5/2011)
  We often feel the need to be surrounded by worldly possessions to survive, yet Jesus tells us in Matthew 6:19-21 that the most important treasures are those we store in heaven.
Skit: What Are You Worth? (2/8/2012)
  By the power of the Spirit, participants will see and grow in the reality and value of faith as a uniquely human gift and asset for handling the stress of life.
Skit: Doubting Thomas (2/6/2013)
Skit: Apologetics: A Disciple Discussion (11/11/2011)
  The great commission was given to encourage us to share God's word. We also have many different gifts but God uses us all to share his message. Only you talk to all the people you talk to.
Today is Not Much Like Yesterday - with ONE Exception (2/24/2012)
  Life is funny. The things we laughed at as teens are long forgotten or coming back into style. The things we thought were oh-so-cool are mocked by our students. So don't fret--just laugh along. It's life.
Skit: The Truth (4/27/2012)
  Is truth determined by perspective, or is there an absolute truth?
Skit: By Your Side (6/15/2012)
  Jesus is always by your side.
Skit: Rest Area (7/26/2013)
  a skit based on Luke 9:62
Skit: On the Dotted Line (6/5/2013)
  Since God has forgiven each and every one of our sins, we can share that grace with others.
Skit: On Three (5/21/2013)
  Jesus' presence filled demons with fear, showed Satan that he had lost and reminds us what it means to have the Savior of all mankind love us more than anything in the whole world.

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