Scripture Reference: Judges 4-5
A lesson in bravery and giftedness.
D.B. – a good albeit not very bright bunny
MISS REBECCA – the teacher who sets him straight
(MISS REBECCA is on stage. D.B. barely peers above the stage.)
D.B.: (whispering) Pssst! Miss Rebecca.
MISS REBECCA: D.B.? What are you doing?
D.B.: Do you see Mr. Eli around?
MISS REBECCA: Our music minister?
D.B.: Yes, that Mr. Eli. Have you seen him today?
MISS REBECCA: No, I think he is in Brazil this week.
D.B.: Phew! (comes all the way up)
MISS REBECCA: Why in the world are you hiding from Mr. Eli? He’s a nice guy.
D.B.: Oh, he is a very nice guy, but he has a new drum set.
MISS REBECCA: And you are afraid of drum sets?
MISS REBECCA: That’s good. Then why…
D.B.: Who would be afraid of a drum set?
MISS REBECCA: No one I suppose, but…
D.B.: How could a drum set even hurt anyone?
MISS REBECCA: You could get caught in the SNARE drum.
D.B.: Miss Rebecca!
MISS REBECCA: Yes?
D.B.: I expect bad jokes like that from Mr. Mike but not from you.
MISS REBECCA: Sorry, D.B. You still haven’t told me why you were hiding from Mr. Eli.
D.B.: He wants me to be the new drummer.
MISS REBECCA: Are you a good drummer?
D.B.: A good drummer? Have you ever heard of Gene Krupa?
MISS REBECCA: The famous jazz drummer.
D.B.: Or Ringo Starr?
MISS REBECCA: Drummer for the Beatles.
D.B.: Or Keith Moon?
MISS REBECCA: Drummer for Led Zeplin.
D.B.: Or Animal?
MISS REBECCA: Drummer for the Muppets.
D.B.: Well, I am not as good as any of them, but I am pretty good.
MISS REBECCA: So what’s the problem?
D.B.: I am scared to get up in front of everyone and play the drums. I am not a very brave bunny.
MISS REBECCA: Being brave doesn’t mean you aren’t scared. It means doing it even though you are scared.
MISS REBECCA: Really. And if you feel like God is calling you to do this, the He will give you the courage to do it.
D.B.: Well, I will want to do it, and want to honor God by using my talents.. So… I will do it!
MISS REBECCA: That’s great, D.B.
D.B.: Just one more thing.
MISS REBECCA: What’s that?
D.B.: What do I do with these? (holds up drumsticks)
MISS REBECCA: D.B.!
D.B.: (snickers) Bye, Miss Rebecca.
MISS REBECCA: Bye, D.B.