Bondage Builder

  • Cast Number: 7
  • Run-time: 10 minutes
  • Bible Reference: Colossians 3:5-

How do we handle our finances and our allocation of our time, and what becomes most important in our lives. financial bondage, money, position, power, sport, release

Costumes:
Have Car, Holiday, House and Clothing actors dressed in black, Jesus actor in white. All others in various colors.

Sample of script

Group of actors hurry into the sanctuary from back doors, praising God.
IMPORTANT – in this first section all actors are looking at each other as they speak, miming looking in mirror, adjusting hair, clothing, makeup. This is to give the impression that they are not truly worshipping but “playing at worship”.

Actors say:
Worship Worship
Worship God
God is beautiful
God is good
Worshipping God is good

Car “drives on stage from back doors”, turning quick corners, fast acceleration, polishes the car.
Actors begin to notice Car, stop worship

Car says: Car is good
Nice shiny car
People pay attention as you drive shiny car
People worship you because of shiny car
Come, get your shiny car

Some actors “drive away in their shiny car”, drive to stage right position, saying:
Car is good
Nice shiny car
People pay attention as I drive shiny car
People worship me because of shiny car
I‘ve got my shiny car

Car goes on stage, laughs in glee as he watches actors

Clothing actor comes o front, showing off clothing, flicking lint off, walking proudly

Clothing says: Nice clothing is good
Nice beautiful clothing
People notice you when you are wearing nice clothing
People worship you because of nice clothing
Come, get your nice clothing

Some actors “get their nice clothing”, walk to stage left position, saying:
Clothing is good
Nice clothing
People pay attention when I wear nice clothing
People worship me because of nice clothing
I‘ve got my nice clothing

Clothing goes on stage, laughs in glee as he watches actors

Holiday actor comes to front, mimes flying, boating, driving, walking proudly

Holidays says: Nice holiday is good
Nice beautiful holiday
People notice you when you are having nice holiday
People worship you because of nice holiday
Come, get your nice holiday

Some actors “get their nice holiday”, walk to centerstage right position, saying:
Clothing is good
Nice clothing
People pay attention when I wear nice clothing
People worship me because of nice clothing
I‘ve got my nice clothing

Holiday laughs in glee as he watches actors

House actor comes to front, mimes opening door, looking proudly at house
House says: Nice house is good
Nice beautiful house
People notice you when you have a nice house
People worship you because of nice house
Come, get your nice house

Some actors “get their nice house”, walk to centerstage left position, saying:
House is good
Nice house
People pay attention when I have nice house
People worship me because of nice house
I‘ve got my nice house

House laughs in glee as he watches actors

Banker comes on stage, walks among actors, says:
Things are beautiful
Things are nice
But things are expensive
You must pay for beautiful things
What?? You cant’ pay?
You must pay!

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