About Ixthus Dramatic Ministry

What is Ixthus?

Ixthus is a double barrel ministry…A team of Christian dramatists created by Bishop Dillard for Saints of all ages to share BIBLICAL TRUTHS and the LOVE of our LORD through their acting skills. It is another one of Bishop Dillard’s anointed visions that was established in the year 2001.

An Invitation to "The Upper Room"

What does the symbol mean?

The Greek work for fish is Ixthus or Icthus.
These five Greek letters form an acrostic in which early Christians clearly identified with. Christians were often put to death for practicing their faith, so they worshiped in secrets places. A Fish drawn in the dirt or painted on the outside of a door of a house let other Christians know that they would be safe and welcomed.

What do the letters stand for?

The first letter I is IESOUS represents the word JESUS

The second letter X is CHRISTOS which represents the word CHRIST

The TH letter is THEOU which represents GOD

The second to the last letter U IOU which represents the word SON

The final letter S is SOTER which represents SAVIOR

Past Productions @ SBC

THE IXTHUS PLAYERS have also performed in many productions to celebrate various occassions at Second Baptist Church. All plays and skits were written and directed by Lillie Jane Tucker
THE DEATH OF A CHURCH - 2007

NOT GUILTY - 2007

HE NIGHT OF MIRACLES - 2006

THE GOBBLING GOURMET - 2006
{PLAY, DINNER & FASHION SHOW}

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR BISHOP DILLARD - 2006

TO US A CHILD IS BORN - 2005

FOUR VIGNETTES - 2004
{DANCERS, HELL'S BARBERSHOP & THE VALLEY GIRLS}

A TECHNICOLOR PROMISE - 2003

HIDDEN REFLECTION - 2002

THREE VIGNETTES - 2002
{1. GABRIEL SHOWS UP 2. GOD'S UNUSUAL METHODS & THE JOURNEY}

THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS - 2001
INCARNATION - 2001

Trinity Leadership

Deaon Ron Demps
Sister Onnie Pointer
Sister Lillie Tucker

Duarte Perfoming Arts Center Productions

The following productions were made possible through a partnership with the City of Duarte in Celebration of Black History Month.

2011
The Upper Room

2010
Jezebel and The Prea'Cha

2008
For Whom The Bell Toll