Private organizations and churches hire Christian Comedian when they require an entertainer for events and parties. There is a huge difference between a general standup comedian and a Christian standup comedian.
A Christian Entertainer has to possess sharp wit and has to understand his audience very well. Besides this, dedication is very much required. Initially, it may seem to be a tough task but with practice and hard work, one can have expertise on it.
To start a Christian Entertainment company, one should keep the following points in mind:
1. The humor of a Christian standup comedian has to be informed by faith. One has to develop one’s stage presence and onstage persona. Initially, it might be a bit difficult to get laughs on stage from the audience but it should not hamper the confidence of the comedian. One should get onstage as much as possible as it would help one in improving one’s skills and onstage presence.
2. A Christian comedian should have his material refined. The jokes have to be informed by faith but they should not be so particular that a non-Christian would not be able to get any fun. Oftentimes, being a Christian comedian can mean just being G-rated or family friendly.
3. Talking to and watching as many comedians as possible help a lot to improve one’s skills. This will help one to know the skills how to deal with not-so-enthusiastic audiences and also acquiring some tips to get booked and getting more stage time.
4. Reaching out to private groups and churches help one to offer one’s services as an entertainer in events as well as parties.
A Christian Comedian is a humorist who knows that "clean" and funny create a wonderful atmosphere for spiritual bonding. Christian comedians often find humor in everyday life experiences. This humor creates the opportunity for fun and animated conversation following a successful show. What better conversation is there than sharing life experiences?
The seating arrangement for a Christian comedy show can be at tables which are placed around a designated stage area. It can also have a theater seating so that all the guests can face the entertainer.
Nowadays, a number of churches organize Christian comedy shows as a way to reach to the community so that they can include everyone. People, who are not frequent to church, very often attend these programs and find out an entirely new side of Christianity they never knew of. Besides being an impressive kind of merriment, Christian comedy offers a thoughtful side. This kind of entertainment is an art that is practiced and taken up by very much talented people who consider their jobs very seriously. It is their belief that they can spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to the masses, through their entertainment. At the same time, they share their personal experiences of religion with the audience. With their entertainment, modern day Christian comedians prove that a contemporary outlook and a sense of humor are both essential to Christian life.
David Wilson is a Christian Comedian and author who tours nationally performing at various states. She also owns a Christian Entertainment company and is a regular columnist at Magicurt.com.