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.

Conquering Insecurity

This is part 2 in a 5-part series called “Conquering Inaction”. Insecurity is the voice in your head whispering, “You aren’t good enough.” It slowly chisels away at your dream until it’s down to nothing. Now you’re not acting. Do you feel inadequate to make your big dream come true? Do you feel inexperienced? You…

I Might Be Paranoid

There’s a good chance I’m paranoid. I’m starting an online magazine called Sunday| mag. I have no funds. I’m relying on amazing graphic designers and writers to do their work for free. The only thing I have is a vision. It’s going really well. And I’m a bit frightened that I haven’t received any resistance.…

Shake Yourself

Sometimes I just can’t come up with good ideas. But sometimes I’m just lazy. I could come up with something…I just don’t want to put in the effort. I think this is the source of most of our creative blocks. The key to overcoming these blocks is just powering through them.

Plan Your Procrastination

I feel horrible when I procrastinate. Obviously I don’t feel horrible enough to stop. But I do feel bad. That’s because the concept of procrastination is inherently bad. But leisure and relaxation are good concepts. We all need time to unwind and recharge. Unfortunately, I often procrastinate so much that I don’t have time to…

The World Wants Real

Watch an amazing video on YouTube. Now look at the comments below. Over half of them complain about how the video was faked. “Photoshopped!” “They’re actors.” “CG.” It can really kill the mood. But in the back of your head you’re wondering if it was fake too. That’s because the world is longing for reality.