‘Theo Presents’—Teaching Big Theology to Little Kids

Ivan Mesa | August 13, 2015


Sometimes Christian animation gets a bad rep for being either grossly subpar in quality or annoyingly cheesy. So I was surprised when I stumbled upon an online cartoon that was well produced, entertaining, and contained a clear explanation of sin and the good news of the gospel. I immediately visited the website:

Through fun and engaging storytelling, Theo teaches children God’s Word and how they ought to live in light of it.

Enjoy the stories and lessons of Theo, a student of Godʼs Word. Our animated series guides children and adults through a careful study of systematic theology, capturing the attention of young minds with humor and engaging animation. You’ll get to know Theo, who lives in a cozy corner of a quaint English village, and his two mouse friends, Luther and Belfry. Theo discusses topics such as the doctrines of salvation, Godʼs character, the Bible, and godly living in a way that make children want to learn more about the Christian faith. Plus, Luther and Belfry always seem to find themselves in a fun adventure!

To learn more about Theo I reached out to his creator, Mike Joens, and asked him about the inspiration behind Theo, the role of cartoons in communicating truth, how children…


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