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 Art of Subtlety

I live in a city that lacks subtlety. It’s not just a quantity over quality issue. It’s deeper than that. If something tastes good, they’ll add more sauce. If a new restaurant does well, they add 10 more around the city overnight. (We have 31 Taqueria Jalisco’s in a town of less than 300,000.)

Don’t Care

Jonathan Mann writes a new song every day–regardless of whether or not he’s inspired to. That’s hustle. So how does he do it? And what’s something he’s learned about making songs he really likes. He doesn’t care. Check out the video to see what he’s talking about.

Don’t Get Bored

Metta World Peace. That’s what NBA Basketball player, Ron Artest, changed his name to. Apparently he got tired with the massive name recognition and wanted to change it up a bit. He got bored. That’s what happens when you don’t have a vision for your life–for your art. You find yourself jumping between mediums. You…

As a Fly

Today’s Idea Sparkler is about giving you a different perspective on your creativity. Imagine you were creating as a fly. How would you accomplish the same creativity? And what would be different about the creation because you were a fly? Follow me…