Drama Company Offers Free Church Performance
to Celebrate 25th Anniversary
By Gina Adams
To mark the 25th anniversary of Master’s Image Productions, one of the foremost drama ministries in the country, founder Chuck Neighbors is offering a free performance of his newest production, “Not The Way I Heard It.” Churches can simply log into the company’s website at www.MastersImage.com to vie for the free offer. On January 4th, 2010 one church will be chosen at random to receive the special performance.
“We wanted to say ‘thanks’ to all the churches and ministries for trusting our services over the years,” says Neighbors. “This is our way to give back.”
Master’s Image, under the direction of Neighbors, has grown from its first one-man drama, an adaption of the best-selling book In His Steps, to national prominence as a leader in church drama ministry. Master’s Image has performed and taught at conferences, conventions, retreats, colleges, churches, and organizations including the U.S. Military, Focus on the Family, Moody Radio, National Creative Arts Festival, among many others. The company’s productions are designed for worship services, dinner theaters and special events. In addition to touring productions, the ministry offers training and consulting for church drama ministries, published scripts, and guest services such as directing and play writing.
To commemorate the 25th anniversary, Neighbors is currently touring in a new one-man show based on the parables entitled “Not the Way I Heard It.” The 50-minute presentation is a modern-day retelling of five biblical parables. “Jesus was the master storyteller,” says Neighbors. “I wanted to keep the integrity of the original parable intact, yet bring new insights and perspectives for today’s audiences. It has been exciting to see people rediscovering these stories through this drama.”
Though Master’s Image operates as a non-profit themselves, Neighbors has partnered with World Vision for nearly a decade, sponsoring over 4,000 children and becoming the relief organization’s number one producing drama artist.
For the holiday season, Neighbors will again be performing one of Master’s Image’s most popular shows, “Merry Christmas Mr. Jones.” All of Neighbors’ dramas are original works, and have spawned several books over the years including his “how-to guide” for drama ministry, Drama Now. Neighbors recently contributed to the Lillenas Publishing project, Real Time, a collection of original short scripts on topics such as hope, adoption, freedom from abuse, God’s answers, abandonment, divorce, and depression.
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