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Skit Blog: A Big “But”

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Today’s Blog Topic: A Big “But” I get many emails each day telling me that my skits are being used, often with complimentary words about them. I appreciate that very much. However, something I have noticed over the past few years since the site has been up is the use of the word “but” in their comments. Here’s how it’s… Read more »

Skit Blog: Can Drama Be A Ministry? Part 1

Skit Blog: Can Drama Be A Ministry? Part 1 The Philosophical Difference Between Christian Drama and Secular Drama Part One: Why Christian Drama is viewed with distrust by the World. Christian drama which uses humor or comedy is not some new invention or derivation of a secular form of entertainment. It is an artistic creation that endeavors to bring out a… Read more »

Skit Blog: Can Drama Be A Ministry? Part 2

Skit Blog: Can Drama Be A Ministry? Part 2 (If you haven’t read Part 1 already, read the last post here first.) Part Two: Why Christian Drama is viewed with distrust by the Church. It is a historical irony that although the Church has been instrumental is promoting art as a whole to glorify God, no institution has been more resistant to… Read more »

Skit Blog: “Freeze, Turkey!”

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Skit Blog: “Freeze, Turkey!” I think you know what I mean. We’ve probably all seen it done. You may have even done it. “The Big Freeze.” A skit has just been finished, and, as the script indicated, “The actors all FREEZE.” I get chills just thinking about it. The “freeze” is another pet peeve of mine. Excuse me… “freeze?” Why… Read more »

Skit Blog: Generating Skit Ideas

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Skit Blog: Generating Skit Ideas The Best Skit Ideas Can Come While At The Flea Market! Down in Savannah, Georgia, about an hour from where I live, there is a large place called “Keller’s Flea Market.” My wife and I go there sometimes, and once we find a parking space (a daunting task in itself), we split up and go our… Read more »

Skit Blog: My Skit Ethics

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Skit Blog: My Skit Ethics Or, to coin a word, “Skitethics!” This site is intended to be a help to the drama directors and actors who want to impact lives for the Lord using their talents. In many people’s minds, the word “skit” brings to mind something that is not worth much; a short, quickly thrown-together bit of comedy fluff. (Most… Read more »

Skit Blog: Recipe For A Skit Disaster

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Skit Blog: Recipe For A Skit Disaster Done right, with plenty of rehearsal time, commitment and effort, your drama presentations can add some delicious spice and scriptural flavor to your event or church service! Done wrong, however, they can be a stomach-churning, distasteful experience. There are many tips, advice, helps, etc., on this site, to support your performance of the… Read more »

Skit Blog: Soundtrack Use Tips 1

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Skit Blog: Soundtrack Use Tips 1 The soundtracks, (or “Skit Trax” as I call them) that are a part of each script package are made to enhance your performance. Some are as simple as a musical open and close, functioning as bookends to bring you onstage and take you offstage in a professional manner. Others have more tracks, with background music… Read more »