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.

What to Do When the World is Catching on Fire

It seems like every day my newsfeed is filled with people who think the world is ending. Trump did this… Planned Parenthood did that… The CIA hacked us all… Unfortunately, the end of the world will be the least productive time of our lives. We’ll lack all motivation to do anything, because what does it…

The 5 Best Ways to Disagree With Someone

You’re never going to agree with every sermon your pastor preaches. You certainly won’t agree with each blog post that online magazine prints. And there’s a good chance you won’t agree with half of your Facebook friends’ political views. And that’s okay. It’s okay to disagree with someone. I’m actually the type of person that…

3 Predictions I Have for the Future of Churches

Studies and blog posts are everywhere predicting the decline of the American church. “Churches are dying!” But I’ve actually experienced the exact opposite. I’ve experienced churches barely able to contain the growth God is sending their way. So while some churches might be declining in attendance, I see a brand new generation of churches growing…

3 Truths About Gifts from God

I do a lot of thinking about coffee. Between roasting my own, brewing it on my custom coffee bar, and working from coffee shops around time, the seed of the coffee plant dominates a bunch of my mental space. I’d call coffee a gift from God. But exploring the discovery and use of coffee has led me…

Which of These 3 Types of Minds Do You Have?

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” That’s a quote attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt. I’d encourage you to analyze your social media usage and see which type of mind you are. I’ll go in reverse order. 1. Small Minds that Discuss People Are most of your social media posts outrage…