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.

The Enemy of Your Dream is Tomorrow

I’ve found the biggest enemy to following your dream isn’t being busy. It’s not an overloaded schedule. Almost everyone deals with that, even those who accomplish their dreams. The biggest dream is knowing that you can follow your dream tomorrow. “I’m busy today. I’ll work on my dream tomorrow.” Unfortunately, tomorrow turns into a week…

My Next Book Comes Out This Month

Created for More released September 1st. My next book comes out October 27th. Don’t worry, I think I won’t have another for a few more months. *wink* Unwelcome is a book for churches. It talks about some of the things churches do that scare away first-time guests. It’s a mixture of personal experience, ministerial philosophy, and fun…

What Experts Have that You Don’t

Have you ever met someone who simply drips wisdom? You sit with them at a table and, no matter what you ask, they have beautiful things to say about the subject. They have short tweetable words for you and illustrations that simply blow your mind. How can they be such experts? What do they have…

Worry About Your Own Leap

There I was on a bridge. Train tracks a few feet behind me, water 50 feet below me, and nothing but fear ahead of me. “You’re sure you’ve jumped off this bridge before? The river is deep enough?” “Ya man. Me and some friends have totally done this before.” I was expecting him to take…

Pain is an Opportunity

I had just been fired. Now I had to go home and share what happened with my wife. When I opened my front door, I was greeted by the maintenance guy from my apartment complex fixing my dishwasher disposal. I tried to be polite and cheerful to him. I was waiting for him to leave…

Comparison, Economics, and Pizza

Every child understands one economic principle. It’s the principle of scarcity of resources. I learned this as it applies to pizza. Whenever my parents would order pizza, it seemed like there was never quite enough for each of us Malm children to have our fill. So in order for me to get as much pizza…