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.

How to Say No to Your Spouse

Friday I posted about how to say “no” to someone’s idea for you—whether it be for your money, time, or energy. But I got the question about how to do the same sort of thing for your wife. How do you say “no” to your spouse’s idea for you—something they want to partner with you on?…

How to Say No

I was biking down South Beach with my wife, when we stopped at a Public (grocery store) to grab some water. It was a smoldering hot day, and for some reason we decided to rent bikes and ride a few miles. I stayed outside with the bikes while she went inside to buy the water.…

What Went into Writing My Book

My new book released today! So excited. But I’ve been getting quite a few questions about how I wrote it—the background of the book. So I thought I’d share some of the numbers of writing Created for More. Also, while you’re here, I’d love if you order the book and help spread the word. It might…

All My Ideas Are Good

I’m not going to lie. The first idea that pops in my head is usually really good. Follow me. In order for an idea to get past my own insecurities and my brain’s filter, it has to be a pretty decent idea. I hate looking like I have bad ideas, so I instantly squash those.…

Adventure Doesn’t Just Happen to People

Have you ever noticed some people seem to have all the adventures? Your average day involves a boring breakfast, getting gas at the station, and a regular workday. Yet they have some amazing story to tell each night. What gives them the adventurous life while you seem to have a boring one? I’ve found adventure…