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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
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Article by: Sarah Koontz Today, our ministry is participating in #GivingTuesday for the fourth year in a row. Will you join us? Giving Tuesday is a day dedicated to generosity and giving. It occurs the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. It’s a day to acknowledge the power of giving, volunteerism, and simple
Article by: Sarah Koontz Today marks the beginning of our 2021 Fall Fundraiser. This is a time for our ministry team to reflect on and rejoice over the good gifts God has given us this past year. It is also a time for us to share our vision for 2022 and invite you to partner
by Hannah Jessen Conway During the recent gasoline shortage, I found myself with an empty tank. After finally finding a gas station with gas, I began to fill up my car when the person behind me got out of his car. “Don’t take it all!” I glanced back at him, trying to see if he
Are you looking for a simple way to invite Christ into your Christmas? We have created a FREE Advent Reading Plan that takes just 15-minutes per day, 5-days per week to complete. As you walk through this 4-week plan, you will be invited to slow down, remember, anticipate, and rejoice in all Jesus Christ has
By Nikki Evanson Saying no to others has always been a challenge for me. I was under the impression that if I said no to someone, they might not like me or invite me to participate in the future. Because of my fear, I always said yes to everyone and everything. The idea of disappointing
By Pamela Henkelman I hate to admit it, but I feel a little disappointed in God today. I crawl under my cozy blanket in my favorite chair as a warm cup of coffee waits on the side table. I’m ready with my Bible and journal to record my conversation with God. Usually, I’m excited to