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.

Remove to Improve

It’s pretty safe to say my world revolves around Apple products. Jesus is my savior, but Apple is my religion. There’s something so intriguing about the simplicity of their products. The first time I picked up an iPhone I didn’t know what to do with it. There was only one visible button. “Could operating this…

Comedy with No Sound

I’m a fan of sit-coms. Plop me in front of the TV and I’ll enter a sit-coma laughing occasionally at all the formulaic jokes. Do you relate? But have you ever watched a sit-com with the sound off? It’s not nearly as funny…until you start making up your own story. And that’s today’s Creative Draino:…

Starting Over

Everyone knows what the troubled writer’s waste basket looks like. It’s overflowing with the writer’s crumpled up visions. Each page could have been the beginning of something amazing. But those pages will never see the light of day. Crumpled paper comes from perfectionism.

Kids

Experiencing dried-up creativity? All creatives experience the desert of creative block. Take today’s Creative Draino to get the juices flowing again: hang out with some kids. Children’s brains work differently than ours.