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.

Reasons Fame is Overrated

I’m not world-famous like Kanye West. I’m not even Christian-famous like Chris Tomlin. But in certain small circles, I get a small glimpse of what it’s like to be famous. At certain conferences of about 1000 people from a tiny niche in Christianity, people know who I am. Not gonna lie, it’s fun. But at…

3 Things to Do While You’re Waiting

I never really anticipate waiting. So it always catches me off guard, when I’m at the doctor’s office, that I have nothing to do for 20 minutes. So I often pull out my phone to play a game or check social media… I basically waste 20 minutes of my life doing something useless. Are you like me?…

5 Steps to Escape from an Impending Argument

We’ve all been there. We’ve all seen that singular moment when something’s triggered in a discussion that turns it into a raging inferno of argument. Whether it’s a Facebook comment battle, a spat with a spouse, or a political discussion over coffee—we’ve all seen the frightening things that can happen when people start arguing irrationally. Once…

3 Reasons Being “Professional” is Overrated

I have a friend who is all business. He frequently runs our conversations through his assistant, and he generally approaches our relationship as a business transaction. To be honest, I’m not that interested in working with him. His professionalism is killing our relationship. I learned in college the key to success was dressing to impress,…