Jonathan Malm helps people uncover creative options for their life and their church. He’s the author of Created for More, a 30-day devotional to help you develop a more creative mind. You’ll find him in San Antonio, Texas, roasting his own coffee beans and enjoying life with his Argentine wife, Carolina.

3 Ways Christians Are Blessed (Besides Prosperity)

I’ve always had a problem with the prosperity gospel. Having enough faith won’t give you the house of your dreams and a private jet. It doesn’t work like that. If it did, Christians would have that stuff, and non-Christians wouldn’t. In fact, in Matthew 5:45, Jesus says that God blesses unbelievers and believers equally. “For…

3 Ways to Build a Personal Brand without Being Phony

The new generation understands the value of the personal brand. Previously, personal brands were the things of celebrities, authors, or other public figures. But now, often the best business opportunities are available to those with the best personal brands. By establishing some sort of public persona, you can make yourself visible to potential employers or…

My 4 Keys to Business Success

I sold my first business when I was fourteen years old. That might sound impressive, but it’s not like it made me a millionaire. I sold my site, Clipartcenter.com, for $500. My next sold company, a year later, was a bit more lucrative at $2000. I’ve begun so many different businesses over the course of…

3 Reasons Worrying About Change is Ridiculous

We’re all prone to worry, specifically about things changing. I love change, but I’m always a bit scared that it will hurt me. What if the industry changes and my websites no longer bring me money? What if a new company comes in and does what I’m doing better? What if something else replaces the…

4 Signs Your Ambition Has Become Unhealthy

I’m an ambitious guy. I have at least 10 different projects going on right now. And to be honest, I’m not even sure how some of them are making money. But I love seeing money come in and I love accomplishing unique things. Success is awesome. But I always strive for a balance. I don’t…

5 Ways You’re Misusing Creativity

I’m convinced everyone has capacity for creativity, and I can prove it. You’re already misusing creativity – even though you are using it – for these five things. 1. Debating on social media. I’ve seen the creativity people have when it comes to online debates. Write a story on any topic – say whether or not kittens…