The Dramatic Work of Rich and Joyce Swingle


Help us launch Songs of Revival!
We just had a wonderful rehearsal for Songs of Revival: Hungry After God Himself! Things are really clicking, and we can't wait to see how the Lord uses it this weekend in Howells (near Middletown) and Poughkeepsie, NY! At the end of our rehearsal Eric Metaxas showed up...
09.21.23 04:09 PM - Comment(s)
Songs of Revival: Hungry After God Himself
We're bringing our new "singing play," Songs of Revival: Hungry After God Himself to Howells (near Middletown) and Poughkeepsie, NY, on September 23 and 24. It tells the stories of the Welsh and Asbury Revivals from the perspective of young people...
09.17.23 02:49 AM - Comment(s)
"It's Not 'Just a Movie': The Power of Media to Shape Culture"
Plus: "It's Not 'Just a Movie': The Power of Media to Shape Culture" Today Joyce and I had articles that led the list of Intercessors for America’s The Informer. Here’s Joyce’s: Lord, conform us into the image of Jesus. Fill us with Your Holy Spirit, that we might overcome...
09.12.23 11:08 PM - Comment(s)
Where We Were on 9/11?
Patti Souder and Jana Carman wrote People Like Us: Eden and Beyond in 1997, and I got to see a production of it at The Lamb's Little Theatre. Patti and I got to know each other on a group drive between NYC to Toronto where I performed I Dreamed I Was Free at a Christians in Theatre Arts conference.
09.10.23 11:24 PM - Comment(s)
Mission Accomplished!
This morning IFA posted my third article about the Command the Foreword initiative: Lord, thank You for inspiring and empowering your people to anoint every state border before our deadline.
09.02.23 05:17 PM - Comment(s)
Final Days of Commanding the Foreword
This article ran on on August 26... Lord, thank You for the many ways your people are commanding the foreword from coast to coast, declaring our founding documents to You Who inspired them! Help us finish the task! Hear our prayers for protection, healing, and revival!
08.31.23 11:10 AM - Comment(s)
A Prophet's Life
Joyce continues Westchester Chapel's series on "A Prophet’s Life: Lessons Learned From Those Called to Communicate God’s Truth” with a message from 1 Kings 18:41-46. She also refers to James 5:13-18.
08.27.23 04:16 PM - Comment(s)
Painting Our Borders
After Intercessors for America ran my piece about praying over our borders, “Circumnavigating Manhattan with Prayer," I reached out to Pam in Georgia, who I quoted in the article. She's been tracking the prayer in all fifty states. After the article posted I reached out to her to let ...
08.21.23 03:08 PM - Comment(s)
Painting our States
My article "Circumnavigating Manhattan with Prayer" posted yesterday on, and it includes highlights from our 32 miles of cycling around Manhattan.
08.20.23 03:21 PM - Comment(s)
Healing from Sex Trafficking Can Happen
Last Tuesday Joyce and I were both on Intercessors for America's program Headline Prayer Live covering our articles and others. Joyce wrote about whistleblowers, and I wrote about the film Don't Say My Name.
08.17.23 04:23 PM - Comment(s)
Our Film Acting Résumés
Together, Rich and Joyce have performed in over 50 film projects. If you're interested in casting them in a film click through for more information.
07.24.23 08:58 PM - Comment(s)
Eternal Shalom
This sermon on Revelation 21:22-27 was for Westchester Chapel Church of the Nazarene on June 25. I include my performance of that passage from my one-man play The Revelation.
07.23.23 03:24 PM - Comment(s)
"I, Daniel"
The preaching team at Westchester Chapel has been going through Ezekial 8 together, approaching it as if we're preparing to preach on that passage. Ezekiel's vision reminded me of a vision Evan Roberts had. Our "singing play" Songs of Revival shows how the Lord was calling Roberts...
07.22.23 02:42 PM - Comment(s)
"Hudson Taylor Invests in China"
This is my one-person sketch on Hudson Taylor, and I'm so blessed with how it turned out! We filmed it at the Christ Over Career National Kickoff in New York City.
07.19.23 12:59 AM - Comment(s)
Moving Testimony...
Rebekah Cook, one of our first screen children, told us about this touching short film she and our friend Leona Worcester were a part of when Tracy Robinson was gearing up for her important documentary The Matter of Life.
07.15.23 11:20 AM - Comment(s)
Facing Undeserved Curses
Intercessors for America posted Joyce's article and my video footage this morning on Lord, protect Your servants from curses: An undeserved curse has no effect (Prov. 26:2 TLB). “I’m satan, and I’m going to kill you!” The ill-kept man hurled this curse at Sean Feucht...
07.13.23 02:50 PM - Comment(s)
Tackling Trafficking
We recently covered our articles and others with themes on human trafficking on Intercessors For America's Headline Prayer Live...
07.12.23 01:22 AM - Comment(s)
99th and 1st Anniversaries
It's the 99th anniversary of Eric Liddell breaking the world record at the 1924 Paris Olympics and the 1st anniversary of Timothy J Mercaldo and I conceiving the idea of a production about revival. We just had to celebrate!
07.11.23 06:25 PM - Comment(s)
Songs of Revival Excerpts in Middletown
We'll be performing excerpts from Songs of Revival this Sunday, July 9, at 10:00 a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Middletown: We'll have a formal close to the service, but here's what they're putting in the program: "EXTENDED WORSHIP AND PRAYER FOR REVIVAL."
07.06.23 10:20 PM - Comment(s)
A Blessed Declaration Day!
We were on site to rededicate America to the Lord at the Cape Henry Memorial Cross — something we’d planned for some time — and happened to do it on the same day that Dutch Sheets, who will be speaking at IFA’s 50th anniversary celebration, and Greg Hood were there to do the same thing.
07.04.23 03:10 PM - Comment(s)