Jonathan Malm

Jonathan Malm is a creative entrepreneur and writer. He is the author of Created for More (Moody, 2014), a 30-day devotional to help you develop a more creative mind.

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Innovation, Possible: How to Be More Innovative at Your Church
1 Comment » September 11, 2017

Innovation, Possible: How to Be More Innovative at Your Church

Let's talk about innovation in the church. More to the point, how do we encourage innovation? Try a practical tool, the Possibility Matrix, to solve bottlenecks in communications or Sunday ...

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30 Stage Design Tips for Churches
Comments Off on 30 Stage Design Tips for Churches September 14, 2015

30 Stage Design Tips for Churches

We explore 30 stage design tips from some of the top church stage designers, including how to use light, keeping it simple, welcoming people and more.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Stalker
Comments Off on Church Visitor Horror Stories: Stalker October 31, 2014

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Stalker

Our Church Visitor Horror Story Contest comes to a close with our grand prize winner: The pastor who wouldn't let you leave and then a member tracks you down at ...

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Reserved Seating
1 Comment » October 29, 2014

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Reserved Seating

Going to church for the first time is scary. But reserved seating? With the evil eye? Creepy! That makes for a real Church Visitor Horror Story.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Firing the Pastor
Comments Off on Church Visitor Horror Stories: Firing the Pastor October 27, 2014

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Firing the Pastor

Walking into church for the first time can be scary. But firing the pastor? Yikes! That makes for a real Church Visitor Horror Story. And it's our first winner.

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The Sunday Sneeze: Making the Most for First-Time Guests
1 Comment » October 2, 2014

The Sunday Sneeze: Making the Most for First-Time Guests

What does a church look like when it sneezes? It's not a flattering picture and doesn't leave a good impression with first-time visitors.

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How Your Church Can Innovate by Asking “What If?”
3 Comments » September 2, 2014

How Your Church Can Innovate by Asking “What If?”

Innovation through bold questions: What if that idea applied here? What if this "fact" wasn't actually true? What if I'm wrong?

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Honesty Goes Viral
5 Comments » January 18, 2012

Honesty Goes Viral

My church recently held a creative worship night. It was a night filled with dancing, music, painting and other artsy fartsy things I usually don't enjoy. But one particular piece ...

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Branding Overload? You Need a Brand Overlord
15 Comments » January 9, 2012

Branding Overload? You Need a Brand Overlord

Is your church suffering from brand overload? Instead of branding every ministry, you need to focus on your church's overall brand.

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