Living by Design Ministries exists to inspire women to explore God’s design, establish godly lives, and exude God’s love.


Our free online Bible studies inspire women to explore God’s Word and deepen their understanding of His design.

Romans 12:2


Our exegetical (Bible-centered) teaching empowers women to demolish strongholds and establish godly lives.

2 Corinthians 10:4


Through “evangelical discipleship” we equip women to exude God’s love in their local communities.

John 13:34


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. Articles on the  Living by Design Blog are packed with heart-focused content, practical solutions for real-life, and Bible-based training.

We are currently taking a summer blogging break. We invite you to enjoy our database of more than 180 uplifting articles while we are away and be on the lookout for fresh content at the end of August.

How to Praise & Pray Like David + A Free 6-Week Bible Study

ARTICLE BY: Sarah Koontz, Founder & Bible Study Author at Living by Design Ministries I have a confession to make. I can’t sing. I mean, of course, I can sing. I just can’t sing very well. Last summer, when I volunteered to help with Vacation Bible School at our church,…

Join Us for A Free 6-Week Study of David’s Life & Psalms

ARTICLE BY: Sarah Koontz, Founder & Bible Study Author at Living by Design Ministries So many of you are new to our community, and I want everyone to know that the girl who writes Bible studies for Living by Design Ministries is a major work-in-progress. Aren’t we all? I love…

Trusting God With Your Broken Expectations

A Guest Blog by Cailin Davis | Edited by Yvonne Novak My parents divorced when I was just three years old. Although I was too young to understand the gravity of such an event, my immature heart still felt the pain of their brokenness and the fear of my powerlessness…

Grace & Truth to Help You Overcome Mom Guilt

ARTICLE BY: Lisa Braziel, Living by Design Creative Team I remember hearing the phrase, “Motherhood is just one long guilt trip”. I did not yet know how true that would be for me as I embarked on the first years of parenting as a working mom. While I felt a sense…


We like to think of our online Bible studies as fine dining flavors with the convenience of fast food.  All you need to complete our free Bible studies is 15-minutes per day, an internet connection, and an open heart. A perfect fit for the on-the-go lifestyle of twenty-first-century women!


Wisdom Whispers Free Bible Study with Sarah Koontz