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.

You Aren’t Too Busy

I hate when people say they’re too busy. When you say that, you’re actually saying “I’m too busy for you!” You’re never actually too busy. If the President requested a conference with you, you’d find the time. The reason you’re “too busy” is that you have put a higher priority on other things.


I spoke at a creativity conference last week. I asked some of the attendees what the best part of the conference was. You might be surprised, but it wasn’t the keynote or breakout sessions. It was the one-on-one conversations they had with the speakers and other creatives.

Small Victories

Few things drain me more than lengthy projects. I’m an obsessive guy that needs variety. If I’m stuck in one thing too long I want to shoot myself. I’m writing a book right now and am already dragging my knuckles writing the first chapter. How will I make it? I have a few strategies, but…