Holy toast! Bring Jesus to your breakfast

Jesus Toasters flying off shelves of Vermont company


From telephone poles to a cheesy snack, people have claimed to see the image of Jesus Christ in all sorts of unconventional places.

Some have drawn divine inspiration from what they believe is the face of the Son of God on their morning toast. A miracle? Perhaps. Or maybe it's just toast.

This holiday season, Galen Dively, a Vermont entrepreneur, is capitalizing on the hunger for Jesus crust, CNN's religious blog reported.

For $31.95, you don't have to wait for a miracle to see Jesus on your daily bread. Look no further than the Jesus Toaster.

Available through Burnt Impressions, the toaster contains a specially designed metal plate that leaves an image of Jesus -- with halo and rays of light -- on every slice, ABC News reported.

Dively, 46, the company's founder and head, said he had pulled two all-nighters over the past three days, and had enlisted friends and family, to keep up with orders.

"We were getting two or three thousand orders a day for a couple days there," he told ABC.

Many customers have bought Jesus Toasters as gifts for their "priests or preachers," Dively said.

He told ABC he's rarely been denounced as a blasphemer or idolater.

"No death threats or mean letters," he said.

Dively's company also offers toasters that imprint images of the Virgin Mary, peace signs and pot leaves, among other things.