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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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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.
Did you know that nearly one-third of annual charitable giving occurs in the final weeks of the year? In 2018, our nonprofit ministry raised 50% of our funds during the month of December. This is why the last quarter of the year is known as the ‘Giving Season‘ by nonprofit organizations. What does this mean
A Guest Post by Lisa Braziel I came from a small town but had big dreams of making my way into the field of advertising. With parents who worked hard, I had an inner drive that was instilled in me at a very young age. After cold-calling and landing my first internship, I came in
A Guest Post by Sandra Bretschneider “Close your eyes!” I blurted to my husband. Unfortunately, my warning came too late. We were sitting next to each other, scrolling through my social media newsfeed when a sexually-suggestive, immodest picture appeared on my screen. Instinctively, I turned over my phone, let out a sigh, and paused for
A Guest Post by Kaleigha Jae “I’ve noticed a difference in you the past few months.” As a Christian, I think this is one of the best compliments I’d ever received. While we grow in faith, our maturity is exemplified by the fruit we bear. If you knew me personally, you’d know that I have
Article by Sarah Koontz, Founder of Living by Design Ministries Recently, I’ve spent a lot of time organizing closets and storage rooms in our home. In the six years that we’ve lived in our house, we’ve had an unfinished basement that doubled as a “catch-all” for all the extra stuff in our lives. There is
A Guest Post by Jennifer Bryant “Look, Daddy! I can do this all by myself!” I remember the first time Dad let go of my bicycle and I peddled without a wobbling crash to the floor. I sailed down our street so smooth. So fast. So free! As a young girl, you could often find