Imago Dei: A 5 Day Study
The purpose of this study is to help you better understand who God is and who He has made you to be. Each day we will dig deep into a critical passage of Scripture in our effort to establish a biblical view of humanity.
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Our Mission
Living by Design Ministries is a non-denominational, non-profit Christian ministry that delivers free Bible studies to inboxes around the world.
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Storyteller Study
This free 4-week Bible study explores many of Christ’s parables. Each day we will sit at the feet of the ultimate Storyteller and soak up the wisdom and hope His words provide.
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Bible Study Reinvented
Do you sometimes feel you are too busy for Bible study? All you need to complete our FREE Bible studies is 15-minutes per day and an e-mail address.
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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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The Living by Design Blog

 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. 

Building a Bridge of Hope Across the Tragic Gap of Uncertainty

by Michele Morin We sat in silent disbelief, neither of us knowing what to say.   When my husband’s job was eliminated without warning, the news landed like a tidal wave: completely unexpected and comprehensively devastating.   Then, as the wave receded, applications, interviews, and the thin hope that accompanies waiting seemed to set the agenda for

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3 Reasons to Invest in Living by Design Ministries

At our annual meeting with the Living by Design Board of Directors, I was asked the following question: “Sarah, it’s been five years since we launched this ministry. Are you still as passionate about it as you were in the beginning? If there was no money in the budget to pay your salary, would you

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Meet the God of the Bible: A God of Love and Justice

By Joanna Eccles How do you reconcile love with the need for justice?  Darrow, the main character in “Red Rising” by Pierce Brown, once executed justice in an unconventional manner.  He ruled a set of students, and his friend Tactus defied Darrow’s clear instructions.  The punishment was 20 lashes.  Darrow didn’t want to hurt his

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