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.

This Mentality Might Be Holding You Back

I’ll be the first to admit it: I’m a competitive spirit. I love trying to win a good debate. Heck, I’ll even argue a position I don’t believe just for the competition and seeing how I do. Call me the devil’s advocate. I think there’s a place for that sort of competition, but only if…

The #1 Key to Motivation

I have a gardener I call George. I’m pretty sure that’s his name. But not positive. Each week or two he comes by and takes care of my lawn. He weeds my flower bed. He fertilizes. He does all the things a “man” is supposed to do for his own lawn. My point is, if…

The Scary Thing About Truth and God

There’s a scene in CS Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe that I love. The lion Aslan, who represents Jesus, had just risen from the dead. And the children who saw him resurrected were asking how it was possible. Aslan responded: “though the Witch knew the Deep Magic, there is a magic deeper still which she…

The 3 Proper Responses to Disappointments

Life starts with a disappointment. The first thing you do is emerge from the safety of your mother’s womb, into blinding light and an uncomfortable, sterile room. And the disappointments don’t stop there. Disappointments don’t have to define us. They don’t even have to determine where our lives go. Disappointments will come. But our response…