This Readers Theater script parallels the lives of two individuals; the biblical man who suffered with leprosy; and the modern day man who suffered with Covid-19. They recount how Jesus delivered them from their physical condition (a contagious disease contracted from man), but soon come to realize they also need deliverance from their spiritual condition (the sin inherited from Adam).
Your Blessing Is Waiting
Three people (dressed as boxes) are sitting on the loading dock. They are physical manifestations of “God’s blessings” waiting to be delivered to their recipients. However, their deliverance is contingent on the recipient’s obedience to God.
A boxer with one-eye is engaged in a boxing match. He is fighting against his problems and temptations. He doesn’t believe he can win. He’s ready to “throw in the towel”. However, his trainer encourages him to fight back using the Word of God.
Mr. Andrews is in need of hope. He is struggling through life and doesn’t know where to turn. He calls the Hope Hot-line looking for answers. He talks with Prayer and agrees to place his hope in God, but when his needs are not met, after a few weeks, he calls back to talk with Prosperity, then Possessions. Nine months later, his life is worse than before and he comes to realize Prayer’s advice (to put his faith in God) was right all along.
My Great Black American
Tiffany is trying to write her Black History Month report, “My Great Black American”. She is struggling over whom to write about. Tiffany’s mother and uncle attempt to help but none of their recommendations intrigue Tiffany. Eventually, Tiffany comes to realize that her grandmother’s achievements had a greater impact on their family than any other person in history; so she chooses her grandmother as “My Great Black American”
Struggle for Education
Throughout the history of America, Black Americans have always struggled for equal access to education. This sketch recounts three major education struggles in the history of Black Americans: Freedom to Learn; Justice to Learn, and Funding to Learn.