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


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

Romans 12:2


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

2 Corinthians 10:4


Through “evangelical discipleship” we equip Christians 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 release a new article every Tuesday!

Discovering Your “Ministry of the Moment”

This is a guest post written by my good friend, Alison, from  She is a young woman whom I have immense respect for, and I specifically asked her to write a guest post on this important subject.  I pray that you are as blessed and encouraged by her words…

A Beautiful Escape from the Ordinary

Recently my young family enjoyed 300 glorious hours of togetherness on a cross-country road trip “experience.” As we neared the end of the trip, my oldest daughter started rolling her eyes and sighing every time she heard the word “experience” escape her parents’ lips. Apparently, we used that word A…

Biblical Advice for the Disappointed Wife of an Imperfect Man

My husband and I are celebrating our 12th anniversary this week, which means I am finally qualified to teach a beginner course on marriage. Maybe ?!? As I look back over this past twelve years, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for the man I was smart enough to say yes…

One Secret that will Help You Delight in the Sound of Motherhood

Recently, I made a commitment to be more diligent about slowing down and listening to my children throughout the day. I was surprised by all that I heard… When my kids were playing make believe “mommy and daughter” in the back seat of the van, I heard my own voice…


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!


Worthy of the Calling Ephesians Free Bible Study with Living by Design Ministries and Sarah Koontz

Psalm 119 Free Bible Study with Living by Design Ministries and Sarah Koontz