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!

7 Lies Christian Women Believe about Bible Study

  Are you a Christian woman longing for more of God in your daily life, yet inexplicably stuck in a spiritual desert, struggling to find your way back to the Living Waters? I’m here to say, you are not alone! Sadly, I wasted far too many years of my life…

A Biblical 5-Step Process for Giving Advice

At the beginning of last year I resolved to curb my nasty habit of offering unsolicited advice. Unfortunately, I’ve got decades of experience giving unwanted advice, so it wasn’t easy to wean myself off. If you have a problem, I have a solution. It’s how my brain works.  I know…

Why Jesus Didn’t Exempt Himself from Suffering | by Liz Petruzzi

Jesus wept. –John 11:35 God of the Universe. Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. The Great I AM. These are just a few of the words used to describe God. Yet, even in all His glory, God didn’t exempt Himself from suffering. In the person of Jesus, God…

Fight Victoriously! Winning Strategies for Christian Women – VIDEO

The final chapters of Ephesians contain the Bible’s most comprehensive teaching on marriage and family followed by a strong warning to beware of the invisible battle. Ephesians 6:12 says, “For our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world powers of this darkness,…


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