Comic Ministry Routines

Christian skits –  Comic Ministry Routines, by Randy Christensen

Comic Ministry Routines, by Randy ChristensenFirst, it needs to be pointed out that this is a short book (41 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″), with a lot of information packed into a small package. It contains a lot of good clown skits, both silent and speaking, for multiple clowns, as you can see for yourself in the  Table of Contents below. It’s a very well-written and well-rounded collection of skits (16 total). If you’re looking for a nice, inexpensive collection of clown skits suitable for use in church, youth group, etc. I recommend the book.

You can order it through Randy’s website (  — which I recommend highly if for nothing else the excellent articles you’ll find there).

I rate it 4 clowns on a 5-clown scale.

Also by Randy Christiansen:  Clowning for Christ,  Comic Ministry Routines,  Lights, Camera, Clowning

Table of Contents of Comic Ministry Routines by Randy Christensen

  1. Preface
  2. Table of Contents
  3. Skits
    1. Strengthened by the Word
      • A short Christian skit for 2 silent clowns, plus 1 (speaking) announcer/ringmaster. A “circus strongman” skit to illustrate the power in the Word of God
    2. Washing Up
      • A Christian skit for 3 talking clowns, talking about how only Jesus S.O.A.P. can make you clean inside.
    3. The Archer
      • A very funny, very clownish skit, with 1 silent clown and (at the end) a speaking announcer/minister, using clown archery to talk about “missing the mark”
    4. The Trap
      • A Christian skit for 4 clowns (easily modified for 2 clowns or even 1 clown) about learning to do right, and the consequences of sin
    5. Follow the Conductor
      • A non-speaking Christian skit for 2 or more clowns, using a “clown band” to teach that we must follow God’s instructions instead of going our own way
    6. Give It Away
      • A very nice silent Christian skit for 3 clowns, using flowers as a metaphor for giving away God’s love.  And what we receive in return
    7. Victory!
      • A slapstick Christian skit for 2 talking clowns, illustrating Jesus’ victory over Satan
    8. The Great Rope Escape
      • A Christian skit for 2 speaking clowns, visually demonstrating how people can’t escape from sin on their own — and Who they need to escape
    9. The Bags
      • An excellent silent Christian skit for 1 clown, dealing with finding blessings in unexpected places. My own clown troupe used this in a recent performance in front of our children’s church with excellent results.
    10. Good Habits
      • A good, clownish, skit for 2 clowns (can be revised for 1 clown) talking about developing good habits, including going to church
    11. Lost & Found
      • A speaking Christian skit for 5 or more clowns (easily revised to a skit for 1 clown), dealing with “Lost & Found” and illustrating the parable of the Good Shepherd and the lost sheep from Luke 15
    12. What’s Your Temperature?
      • A speaking Christian skit for 3 or more clowns (can be modified for only 2 clowns), illustrating being spiritually hot or cold — and the consequences
    13. A New Creature
      • A very fun, funny, clownish skit for 1 clown and speaker/minister/teacher.  The clown illustrates what being “a new creature in Christ” doesn’t mean — again, we performed this in our local children’s church recently, with very good results.
    14. Dog Food
      • A speaking skit for 2 clowns, talking about how we have to feed ourselves good food, both physically and spiritually
    15. Christmas Nancy’s
      • A Christian speaking (and singing) skit for 2 clowns, talking about what Christmas is really all about
    16. FRIENDS: A Partaking of Holy Communion
      • A very nice Christian skit for 2 clowns (could be easily adapted to be silent), talking about God’s love and Holy Communion. Very nicely done.
  4. End Notes
  5. Resources by the Author
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