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.

Create Worlds

I’m not a huge video game enthusiast. But every now and then a game immerses me in its world and I become a fan. Few games have done that like the Myst games. These games transport you from our all-too familiar world to one that seems similar, but isn’t. The visuals are stunning and the…

The Workcation

This is a guest blog from my buddy, Josh Neuroth. Six weeks ago, I stepped out of my comfort zone to do something different. I temporarily moved from rural Michigan to Brooklyn, NY on a “workcation” and what a personal transformation it’s been. I wanted to experience urban life and everything that came with it.…

Let It Stew

Yesterday I told you about the tough times I was having getting motived. I did a few things wrong, but I did eventually find motivation. I finally connected with a buddy on Skype and started getting my creative juices going. I got motivated. But I didn’t start creating immediately. I let it stew.

Find Encouragement

You can’t always look to other creatives to help you overcome creative block. Creative blocks can be devastating. They’re emotionally trying. Especially if you define yourself based on your ability to create. That’s why you shouldn’t go to other creatives for help. It’s like asking for marriage help from an emotionally wrecked friend, going through…

Hidden Solutions

I’m convinced that for every visible solution to a problem, there are at least two hidden solutions. Every time you’re confronted with a problem, there are solutions you can’t see. That doesn’t mean that they aren’t there. You just have to look for them. Take a look at the maze above. In your mind, connect…