Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Review and Giveaway: Theo DVD

Theo, an animated student of Godʼs Word, lives in a cozy corner of a quaint English village, in the heart of the Cotswolds, and entertains two mice, Belfry and Luther.  The first DVD in the series, Theo: God's Love (containing 3 episodes: Saving Faith, Loving Obedience, Forgiveness, plus a bonus episode: Good News and special features: Animation Basics and A Chat with Mike Joens, the Creator of Theo), released on DVD through EMI CMG on 9/13/11.  

FREE app (available now for iPhone and iPad): http://www.theopresents.com/

Church Curriculum available now (from LifeWay Christian Stores): http://www.lifeway.com/Product/theo-church-edition-foundations-of-faith-P005397446

The Buy 1 - Give 1 campaign!
For every Theo DVD purchased, Whitestone Media and Child Evangelism Fellowship® will send a child in need their very own copy of Theo. You can log onto TheoPresents.com after making your own purchase, and select the region of the world you'd like another copy of Theo to be sent.

About Theo

The animation series of Theo guides children and adults through a careful study of systematic theology. Theo discusses doctrines about sin, Godʼs character, the Bible, salvation and godly living with easy-to-understand illustrations that make children want to learn more about the Christian faith.
Theo Presents recognizes a universal fact: children and adults alike love cartoons. Theo captures the attention of young minds with liberal amounts of humor and high quality animation to present the Gospel of the Christian faith through the teachings of Theo and with the use of his two object lessons, Belfry and Luther.
Theo Presents is designed to serve as a multi-media resource tool that will help men, women and children fulfill the Great Commission of Christ, to go into all the world and make disciples and to teach those disciples Godʼs Word. The multi-media outlets include a DVD series, curriculum, books and iPhone/iPad app. Each of these facets are designed to work with one another or individually.
Theo was created to reach kids of all ages. The lessons and teachings of Theo can be used for Sunday school lessons, Christian school curriculum, missions, evangelism and homeschooling.
About the creator - MICHAEL JOENS
Mike Joens has produced and directed scores of animated commercials for toy companies such as Milton Bradley, Hasbro, Kenner, McDonaldʼs and Playskool. In addition to commercial work, he produced and directed the animation segments for the award-winning video series “McGee and Me,” as well as the animated “Adventures in Odyssey” for Focus on the Family. After a waiting period of over 30 years, God opened the doors to Joens for the production of “Theo Presents.” At last, the dream of a cartoonist, called to teach the Word has come true. It is Mikeʼs hope that God will use Theo to present the Gospel of Jesus Christ to children and adults in every country of the world!

For this review, I received a sampler DVD, "Introducing Theo" which includes Saving Faith (9 minutes) and Good News (5 minutes). Mr. Theo (an old gentleman who loves to sing hymns and study God's Word) teaches Biblical truth and theology while Belfry and Luther (2 mice) provide comic relief by getting into mischief. In Saving Faith, Theo the theologian shares about Abraham to demonstrate what it means to have faith in God. The Gospel message is presented clearly and concisely in the DVD. The animation is well done. It's a wonderful tool for teaching kids God's Word and Biblical values. Its brevity makes it perfect for young kids' short attention span :).

Two sets (each includes 1 episode of Theo + a message of salvation "The Good News" + Theo Tea Bags) will be given away. Two winners will be randomly chosen. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only.

To Enter: "Like" Theo's Facebook page and and then leave a comment here including your Facebook name. Make sure you leave your email address, too. Deadline: Oct. 9th at midnight (Pacific time)

For extra entries (please leave a separate comment for each one you do):
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- Follow me on Twitter: @treasuredbyGod
- Share the link to this giveaway post on Facebook
- Tweet about this giveaway on Twitter

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  1. I would love to win this!

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  2. It would be a "ripple effect" for our family to have this :-).....MANY blessed through it! Thanks for doing this.

  3. Liked it on facebook - thisisraerae - davis.adopt@gmail.com

  4. I also like your fb page and follow this blog!