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Garden City

Garden City Work, Rest, and the Art of Being Human.

By John Mark Comer
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.2 Stars

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On 12/14 theMICAHANDREW wrote: Garden City is a beautiful journey back to Eden. Back to the beginning of mankind. Comer examines the early text and language to paint a picture that is becoming all too forgotten in the minds of Christ followers. A picture of perfection and community and what it was like to walk with God in the Garden ... Get It Read It Live It

theMICAHANDREW's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/10 Faith Farrell wrote: I always enjoy trying a new book by an author I haven't read before. In this case, the book was "Garden City" by John Mark Comer. The subtitle caught my attention from the start: "Work, Rest, and the Art of Being Human." Now that's an ambitious topic to tackle in 323 pages, but he did it. This book ... Garden City by John Mark Comer

Faith's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/9 Adara Raistrick wrote: I honestly had never heard of John Mark Comer before, choosing this book blindly by the simplistic cover of Garden City. Unfortunately not a gardening book, Comer explores the popular parables of Jesus in the Gospels in an unpopular way - stating what they really meant in their times and what they mean ... Garden City

Adara's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/8 durough wrote: I have written to booklookhelp@harpercollins.com twice and have not heard from them, allowing weeks between each attempt and now. I have not received this book for over two months, so I am submitting this here to get it out of the way in order to move on to other books. My apologies to those reading ... Not received

durough's Rating:

3 Stars

On 11/20 Jill Foley wrote: This book was a bit different than most. The style of writing was hard to get used to. It’s written in a very ‘blog-ish’ style that gets a little melodramatic at times (frankly, it got annoying). The book is filled with one sentence paragraphs and no paragraph indentations. The page layout is more ... Garden City by John Mark Comer / book review

Jill's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/18 Gema Diaz wrote: John Mark Comer, a pastor at Bridgeport A Jesus Church in Portland, Oregon and author of Garden City.  He is the author of a couple of my favorite books, Loveology and Hello my name is Hope.  With Garden City he did not disappoint.  John Mark Comer makes very good ... Garden City: Work, Rest, and the Art of Being Human

Gema 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/5 incitefaith wrote: This is the second book by John Mark Comer I've read and was a very timely read. Garden City is a book that I believe will resonate and connect with any one who finds themselves wondering if their job in life matters. I know for me, I often get wrapped up in the idea of "What's next?" or in the mentality ... Garden City: Work, Rest, and the Art of Being Human [Book Review]

incitefaith's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/4 Life isnt a fairytale wrote: Popular pastor and speaker John Mark Comer gives a fresh take on Christian calling and purpose, with a surprisingly counter-culture response. Through his creative and conversational style, he challenges the typical "spiritual" answer of the church, reshaping how young professionals should view and do ... Garden City by John Comer

Life isnt a fairytale's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/28 Sarah Bergman wrote: Once upon a time, I was an obsessive doer who found my meaning and value in what I could do for others. Then, I was hit by a debilitating depression. Turns out it wasn’t caused by a crappy job, a bad attitude, or poor health habits. I had a brain tumor. It’s effects along with its treatment left ... WHO you are IS what matters.

Sarah Bergman's Rating:

1 Stars

On 10/27 allisonramsing wrote: Disclaimer I received this book c/o BookLook Bloggers. It’s no secret that I love to read. I packed Garden City: Work, Rest, and the Art of Being Human by John Mark Comer when I headed to Las Vegas for a work conference. In between sessions I took a seat in the hallway amongst the chaos/sea of ... Garden City

allisonramsing's Rating:

5 Stars