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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
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.
One of the main reasons we decided to make the big transition to a non-profit ministry was so I could have time to produce more free online Bible studies. Instead of being alone in ministry and wearing all the hats, I’m sharing my hat collection with others so I can spend more time wearing my very
By Terri Prahl A few years ago, we welcomed two girls into our home who had entered the foster care system due to parental addictions. Over time, these girls felt at ease in our home that looked starkly different than their own, but they still longed for their family of origin. They felt loved but
By Annie Yorty “Your beauty should not consist of outward things like elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold ornaments or fine clothes. Instead, it should consist of what is inside the heart with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very valuable in God’s eyes.” 1 Peter 3:3-4 HCSB I
By Sacha C. Have you ever been in a situation that left you feeling hopeless and stressed out—wondering if things will ever change? Has there ever been a time when you felt so stuck that you couldn’t find a way to pull yourself out? That no matter what you tried, other factors kept getting thrown
By Nichole Suvar I was bullied in elementary school. One day a group of girls were my friends, and the next day it was as if some unspoken pact had been signed, and I wasn’t around for it. I suddenly became the punchline for every joke. Anything I did was laughed at and scorned. The