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.

Hobbies and Dreams

For a while, I really hated the question: What do you like to do in your spare time? The reason I hated that question was because I always had to give an awkward answer. “Well, I like to work and spend time with my wife.” That sounds like I was a complete workaholic. Maybe I…

3 Reasons You Need a Coach in Life

I’m convinced everyone needs some form of a coach in their life. This is someone who understands where you want to go in life and helps you get there. A coach could be someone helping you achieve a business goal, a life goal, or a physical goal. You need one, and it doesn’t matter how…

Who Should Publish My Book?

When people find out I’m a published author, I frequently get questions about a book someone’s working on. “I’m interested in publishing a book. I was thinking of going with x publisher. What do you think about them?” I always say, “Sounds good. Go for it.” Because to be honest, I don’t really believe the…

Underdogs Are on the Wrong Team

If you’re a Christian and you’re playing on God’s team, there’s no such thing as an underdog story. God’s side always wins. It may not seem like it sometimes—maybe the other team scores or takes advantage of someone. But in the end, we win. That means you can be confident. Whether you lose your job, get…

A Tale of Two Superstars

I generally try to avoid writing about celebrities. I can’t really judge these two superstars I’m writing about. I’ve never sat with them for coffee. I don’t know their backgrounds and I don’t know their motives. But all I can write about is what I’ve seen. In September 2009, I saw two celebrities interact on…

How I Show Love to My Wife

My wife, Carolina, is an intimidating woman. She’s gorgeous, she’s fit, and she’s super intelligent. On top of that she’s hilarious. She’s also not too impressed with me. Not to say she doesn’t respect what I do or value me, but she sees me for who I really am. She knows I have sweaty feet.…