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!

A Christian Girl’s Guide to Restful Living – VIDEO

Because of underlying health issues, my body craves rest and often demands it. This used to frustrate me to no end. It made me feel weak, less-than, incapable, a burden to others. I would push through all of the signs of fatigue, striving to be the person I thought everyone…

A Christian Woman’s Top 10 Secrets for Healthful Living – VIDEO

Healthy is a synergistic concept that requires body, soul, and spirit to accomplish. It is a filter that you use to make each and every decision in your life. It is something you work towards and rarely ever achieve, but your efforts are never in vain. Each healthy choice you…

How to Embrace God’s Beautiful Design for Your Life – VIDEO

Most people treat spiritual growth like a big juicy apple when they should be treating it like an onion. Rather than working their way towards God’s design for their life one layer at a time, they take big bites and often lose interest after just a few mouthfuls. The purpose…

The Transformative Power of Pain and Suffering | By Jodi Fairclough

Recently, I witnessed a friend experiencing a depth of pain that caused my heart to shatter in sympathy. Her struggle touched a place in me that remembers, all too well, how debilitating and life altering pain can be. Her pain was ugly, unfair, and undeserved. This caused me to revisit…


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