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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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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.
The story of the Bible, in my own words. This article is inspired by Scripture, the teaching of Dr. Vic Anderson and the writing of Barry Jones, James Smith, and Timothy Keller. Humankind was created to image God—to reflect the character of the Creator on the earth. Driven by a desire to be their own
| A Guest Post by Michele Morin | My young friend’s question was as deeply earnest as it was misguided: “I know I need to read and pray every day, but isn’t it just hypocritical to go through the motions on days when I’m not feelin’ it?” It’s not hard to trace this line of reasoning to
| A Guest Post by Becky Meyerson | Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be broken. On our first family mission trip to Mexico, my husband and I wrote this new beatitude to help us accommodate the delays and changes that continuously happen when you travel with a group. Late buses, delays in
Article By: Sarah Koontz, Founder of Living by Design Ministries Today I will share of the most challenging (and rewarding) assignments I’ve received since enrolling in seminary: my own personal statement on the doctrine of the Bible. This assignment forced me to study and understand complex theological terms, justify my beliefs about Scripture with Scripture, and
In today’s blog post, Nicky Johnson shares seven unique places to study God’s Word when you are short on time. Her sassy writing style and no-nonsense advice will have you searching for unexpected spaces and peculiar places to dwell on God’s Word this year. We also share exciting details about our brand new (and completely
Article By: Sarah Koontz, Founder of Living by Design Ministries I just finished my first year of seminary studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. Because of my busy ministry schedule and the fact that we homeschool our children, I enrolled in just one online class at a time. In the spring, I took Bible Study Methods