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!

God’s Wonderful Power is Made Perfect in Our Weakness

  When I was 19 years old, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. I have a type A+ personality and “driven” is a mild term to describe my way of attacking life. Because of my limited energy, and the fact that my pain levels go through the roof when I am…

6 Biblical Reasons to Embrace the Unexpected

I just love family game night. The laughter, conversation  and distraction-free time spent together leave me feeling full and satisfied. Our favorite game right now is Clue. We picked up the game at a garage sale last month and my girls can’t seem to get enough of it.   As a…

Being Faithful in the “Small Things”

When I was 14 years old, I decided I wanted to become a professional golfer. I dedicated the next 7 years of my life to accomplishing that goal. I was focused, hard-working and diligent. I have always believed God created me with a significant purpose in mind, and at a…

Careless Words and Broken Eggshells

As a writer, I diligently search for just the right words to encourage and uplift my readers. I can work and re-work my writing to make certain it communicates a positive message and edit out any parts that don’t fit my overall goal for the piece. Oh, how I wish…


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