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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.
By Rachael Adams When I received an early morning call that my father had just had a heart attack, my own heart was filled with fear. Hurriedly dressing and grabbing my car keys, I rushed to see him, my thoughts swirling frantically. Will he live long enough for me to see him one last time
By Kelly R. Baum Have you ever had the thought, “Maybe I’m doing Bible study all wrong?!?” I feel you, friend! I have been there and can confirm that the struggle is real. It’s far too easy to feel discouraged, overwhelmed, intimidated by, or just plain confused when we open our Bibles. Would you believe
Over the past year, every worldly source of security and stability has seemingly vanished. Thankfully, Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever (Heb 13:8)! Our position in Christ gives us strength to endure the trials and tribulations of this world. In Him, we will not be shaken, and we will not be
Annual Impact Report 2020-2021 Download the Printable Report By Sarah Koontz Today, I invite you to stop and enjoy the beauty of God’s design with me. The more time I spend studying my Bible, the more convinced I am that God strategically, specifically, and supernaturally designed us for His glory (Is 43:7). Our loving Heavenly
By Michele Morin In the dark, in the car, hands on the steering wheel, I sighed in frustration. “I can’t do this anymore,” I said out loud, startling myself with the fierceness of my tone over the sound of the car’s heater. On that frigid January night, I was brittle with fatigue and hollow with
By Megan Allen Roses remind me of my grandfather. He had a beautiful rose garden spreading to each corner of his yard. I would often drive by his house and spot his straw hat sticking out among all the colors. He invested time daily in watering, pruning, and re-positioning pots to ensure they received the