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 Religious Radicalism Could Save the World

When you think of the word “radicalism”, you often think of terrorism from Islamic radicals. The reason we associate the two concepts is that these radicals often take a literal reading of the Koran and take action on words like “Jihad”. They apply these literal concepts to their literal lives. Radicalism for them is about…

3 Things I Want to Tell the Church

So many people are writing open letters to the church nowadays. They’re often scathing pieces about hypocrisy and the like. Unfortunately, many of those who are writing the letters have completely removed themselves from the church. So, to be honest, it doesn’t give much authority to their words. I don’t know about you, but I…

7 Things Happy People Do

More money might contribute to happiness, but it isn’t a guarantee. Neither are possessions, friends, family… They all contribute. But no external thing will ever make you happy. It’s all about the internal. And unfortunately, just being a Christian doesn’t mean happiness. Ideally, if you’re submitting to the Holy Spirit’s work in your life, you’ll…

3 Ways to Thrive in Your Current City

My teenage years were split between two towns: Kerrville and Corpus Christi, Texas. One was a small retirement town, while the other was a coastal town on the way to nowhere. Neither had a great music scene. Both experienced the brain drain of young people leaving as soon as they graduated high school and college. And…

3 Things Every Church Member Should Do

How do you get mice out of a church building? You make them members, then you’ll never see them again. It’s a sad, but funny joke pastors tell about the annoyance of church membership. The truth is, being on a membership list at your church doesn’t really mean you’re a church member. It just means…