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Jesus, Bread, and Chocolate

Jesus, Bread, and Chocolate Crafting a Handmade Faith in a Mass-Market World

By John Joseph Thompson
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 3.46 Stars

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On 7/22 The Artsy Cajun wrote: So, I took a bit of time off of the blog and my Etsy store to be with family. And, for those of you who blessed us with your prayers and thoughts, I thank you so very much. It meant the world to us.Now, I feel that our life is settling down a tiny bit- so I'm going to crank out posts while things are ... The one with the awesome books

The Artsy Cajun's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/17 Terri Grothe wrote: I was disappointed in this book, i thought it was going to be more like a devotional, but it is more a biography of Thompson’s life- at least the first few chaptersIn JESUS, BREAD, AND CHOCOLATE: CRAFTING a handmade faith in a mass market world, John J. Thompson takes the reader on his journey into ... JESUS, BREAD, AND CHOCOLATE

Terri Grothe 's Rating:

2 Stars

On 7/15 Lisa Bartelt wrote: I have my husband to thank for this book. He heard John J. Thompson speak on a podcast he listens to and the topic of his book intrigued both of us. (Thanks to the publisher and the BookLook Blogger Program, we got a free copy in exchange for a review.) Jesus, Bread and Chocolate: Crafting a Handmade ... A book about 3 of my favorite things

Lisa's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/7 Scotty wrote: Do you like hot, freshly baked, whole grain bread? What about incredible, rich chocolate? No, not the Hershey’s kind of chocolate, but the kind crafted by an artisan? And do you like Jesus, too? What do bread, chocolate, and Jesus have to do with one another? John J. Thompson manages to connect ... Is artisanal a better example for today's corporate-style church?

Scotty's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/30 durough wrote: In Jesus, Bread, and Chocolate: Crafting a Handmade Faith in a Mass-Market World, John J. Thompson takes the reader on his journey into artisanship through bread, chocolate, coffee, beer, gardening, and music-making. Throughout, he uses handmade vs. mass-produced as a metaphor for how we are (or are ... Yummy

durough's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/23 Karen Wilber wrote: I first heard about John Thompson's book Jesus, Bread, and Chocolate: Crafting a Handmade Faith in a Mass-Market World on Phil Vischer's podcast.  Thomson talked about his love of good music and of good artisanal foods.  He spoke about something he called "twang" and how it's missing from so ... Jesus, Bread, and Chocolate: Book Review

Karen's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/1 AslansCompass wrote: Jesus, Bread and Chocolate: Crafting a Handmade faith in a mass-produced World by  John Thompson is has some strong points to make about the shallowness of the Americanc hurch and the failure of one-size-fits-all ministry, but ultimately comes off as pretentious and hipster, drawing one parallel over ... Jesus, Bread, and Chocolate (review)

AslansCompass' Rating:

2 Stars

On 4/29 Steve Cha wrote: John Thompson’s Jesus, Bread, and Chocolate is a new Christian living book that seeks to recover a sense of “organic” Christianity that stresses community, relationships, real conversations, and spirituality in contrast to the industrialized, structured, synthetic, and mass market driven approach ... Okay book

Steve's Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/28 Kristen Engelman wrote: Jesus, Bread, and Chocolate is has very nice appeal; it’s basically incorporating industrialized concepts from food to music in our everyday lives to the REAL life of a Christian; the author takes the faux-ness of things we use every day and shares how un-organic they are and how people are also basically ... Jesus, Bread, & Chocolate | John J. Thompson

Kristen's Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/20 James Matichuk wrote: The synthetic, the industrialized, and the mass-produced have fallen on hard times. Everywhere you look there is a rediscovery of natural and sustainable methods. People love local, organic vegetables, artisan bread, real chocolate, good coffee, craft-brew and good music. John Joseph Thompson explores ... Artisan Bread Broken For You: a book review

James' Rating:

4 Stars