Drama Ministry

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10 Things To Do Before Your Performance

I remember vividly the night I was performing in a high-school one-act. I was having the time of my life gabbing and laughing backstage before the play started, not really concerned about the role I'd soon be portraying. The curtain opened, I strutted onto the stage, and... Read Post →
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Tuning In To God

Who’s tired of reality TV? Apparently not the majority of the television-watching world. What’s the fascination with scrutinizing vapid dating rituals and glorified talent shows? Read Post →
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What To Do When Your Drama Team Doesn't Care Anymore!

Rehearsals, performances, retreats, tours, talent showcases. All aspects of a flourishing drama ministry, right? You'd like to think that your drama team still got excited to perform, but... Read Post →
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Finding Your Character for the Inside Out

Have you ever tried out for a play, thinking, “They’ll never cast me,” only to get the call a few days later and find yourself in way over your head? That’s exactly what happened to me years ago... Read Post →
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Tech Talk: Costumes

We all know the stereotype of Christian drama—bathrobes and sandals. We’re embarrassed by the stereotype’s accuracy, but budget and time constraints often make realistic biblical costuming feel like a luxury. Costume designer Jeni Fabian offers a few easy guidelines for affordable, authentic costumes. Read Post →
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The Theology of Comedy

Aristotle once wrote that tragedy is a depiction of man at his most noble, and comedy, man at his most base. Therefore tragedy represented the highest form of drama, as it showed how truly noble man could be... Read Post →
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Using Drama in Worship

At first thought, many people quickly assume that drama and worship are two separate entities. One exists within the poignant moments of a Last Supper scene at Easter time, the other within a fifteen-minute window between the welcoming announcements and the offering. While both involve music to some respect... Read Post →
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No Budget? No Problem! (Part 2)

If your drama budget falls short when it comes to sets, props, lights, sound, and costume requirements, there may be some simple and inexpensive answers to your drama dilemmas. Read Post →
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No Budget? No Problem! (Part 1)

Does it seem like every time you stage a drama, you hear the sound of cash registers ringing in your head? Read Post →
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Crazy Cousin Jimmy

We were doing a fabulous sketch one Sunday morning about accepting all kinds of people in church when suddenly... Read Post →
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