The Story of Martin Luther

Who smuggled nuns out of a convent in barrels and lived disguised in a castle? Find our more about Martin Luther in our Playmobil Stop motion animation.


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Stop motion animation that uses Playmobil to tell the story of Martin Luther, and the Reformation.

This animation is a great way for people to find out more about who Martin Luther was and why the Reformation was so important!

This Playmobil animation which is made up of over 4,000 individual photos retells the story of Martin Luther in a fun and clear way that is ideal for all-age services and kids groups.

See the castle where he hid as an outlaw, Wittenberg where he taught, the monastery where he was first gripped by the Bible, and the Imperial Council at Worms as you've never seen them before, translated into Playmobil.

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Possible Discussion Questions 


  • What did Luther say that was so radical?
  • Why is the reformation still so important for the church today? How does it change the way we approach the Bible?


Produced by Go Chatter

Go Chatter has created a number of evangelistic videos linked to current events or trending topics, videos with a seasonal emphasis and others that feature someone’s life-story.

Animated by Dan Rackham

Dan Rackham has been creating evangelistic videos online for 5 years, his videos have been watched just over 4 million times. Previously Dan served as an evangelist and community worker at a church in Liverpool and before that worked in Corporate Banking at RBS.

Narrated by Mike Reeves

Mike Reeves is the President and Professor of Theology at Union School of Theology. He oversees the work of Union, and teaches in the areas of systematic and historical theology and also on preaching and spiritual formation.

Licence Agreement

Social media licence

Permission has been granted by the content-creator to upload this video unedited directly to your personal or church’s social media. The social media license is an additional license that some videos have as some content creators have allowed some of their videos to be uploaded by churches to their social media channels.

Ministry use licence

By purchasing this video, you are purchasing a license to use and show this video as part of your ministry in ONE church.

You are granted permission to use the video in:

1) Offline services, school assemblies or lessons, groups or at events (including youth, kids and midweek groups and events)

2) Online services or assemblies that are streamed or pre-recorded. (For online services, the content video you have purchased should be part of a complete church service which must be at least 20 minutes long.)

3) Online small groups meeting over Zoom or a similar video call platforms.

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