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At Living by Design Ministries, we believe God’s Word is the only source of absolute truth in a world that praises tolerance and ambiguity. We exist to help women of all ages open their Bibles, understand what they are reading, and apply the freeing truths to their lives. – Sarah Koontz, Founder
The Living by Design Blog
Articles on the Living by Design Blog are packed with heart-focused content, practical solutions for real-life, and Bible-based training. The Bible is packed with spiritual nourishment; our aim is to provide resources to help you break it down into bite-sized pieces that are easy to digest.
How to Live Out Your Faith in the Workplace
By Nikki Evanson If it wasn’t for a co-worker living out his faith at my job, I probably wouldn’t know Jesus today. In college, I worked at a local grocery store to earn some extra cash. I often stocked shelves at work. My co-workers and I talked with each other as we unboxed groceries and
2023 International Readers Survey Results
I am writing this article from my cozy home office in South Dakota. A steady spring rain is pattering on my roof, and my teenage daughter is typing her final history paper of the semester. My thumb is sore from working in the garden this weekend, and I just got a phone call from my
Five Biblical Ways to Cope with Anxiety
By Nicole Kauffman I had just drifted to sleep when my mind was bombarded. My eyes shot open with thoughts, memories, and fears. They threatened to swallow me into the darkness. I wasn’t prepared. I hadn’t known it would get this bad. These anxiety attacks have followed me for months, pulling me further into the
5 Reasons Recurring Gifts Strengthen the Global Church
A recurring gift is an ongoing, specific donation amount that is charged monthly to a donor’s credit card. Recurring gifts are easy to set up and provide a manageable way to give a dependable source of income to Living by Design Ministries. Setting up a recurring donation to support Living by Design Ministries or any
Trusting the Potter’s Plan and Purpose for Your Life
By Jill Miller A good friend of mine is a chef. She just finished a kitchen makeover of epic proportions. Her new kitchen could easily be featured on the cover of any number of magazines. While she has a myriad of amazing pots, pans, appliances, and gadgets, what really stands out is her dish wall.
7 Ways to be a Positive Role Model for Teens
By Laura Sumpter The freshness of the sea air and the whisper of the wind brushed my face as I pushed open the creaky wooden gate. Our excursion had taken us to the home of an elderly lady who sat near us every Sunday at church. “Come around to the back,” she called to