Could you use an attention-getting introduction to set up a talk or sermon? If so, the brief sketches in this collection are exactly what you need to create living illustrations of scriptural themes that will stick in your audience's memory. Jesus explained concepts about God's kingdom through parables utilizing elements familiar to his listeners; likewise, the modern storytelling in these short, easy-to-prepare scenes helps worshipers understand the gospel by depicting the biblical message in the context of our daily lives. And they're effective. Since drama draws on both our visual and auditory senses, it's a proven vehicle for increasing learning and retention rates. When you want a change of pace that will really make a difference, these scenes are great for use in place of the sermon or for various types of fellowship programs.
- The Inheritance (Ephesians 1:13-14; Mark 6:14-29)
- Cooking With Carol (John 6:24-35, 41-51)
- The Pray-er (James 5:13-20)
- Are You Calling Me? (Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-40)
... and many more
Lori Lee Triplett is an active teacher, director, playwright, and actress throughout the Kansas City area. Currently an adjunct professor of theatre at Baker University, she has had more than forty scripts published in the last five years, from short skits to full-length plays. Triplett is a graduate of the University of Arkansas (B.A.) and the prestigious theatre program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (M.A.).