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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.
Are you looking for a simple way to invite Christ into your Christmas? We have created a FREE Advent Reading Plan that takes just 15-minutes per day, 5-days per week to complete. As you walk through this 4-week plan, you will be invited to slow down, remember, anticipate, and rejoice in all Jesus Christ has
Article by: Sarah Koontz Today we kick off our 2020 Fall Fundraiser. This is a time for our ministry team to reflect on and rejoice over the good gifts God has given us this past year. It is also a time for us to share our vision for 2021 and invite you to partner with
Article by: Lisa Kimrey I know the songs say the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s the most exhausting time of the year for me. Don’t get me wrong. I truly embrace the holiday season! I love the colors and decorations, the smells, the food, the giving, the people –
Article by: Collene Borchardt I have always loved flowering trees. The beautiful blooms announcing new life bring me so much joy. So, you can imagine my delight when my husband agreed to buy two for our yard! I went to the local landscaping company and picked out two beautiful serviceberry trees. A few days later
Article by: Robin L Seaton I sat in the parking lot watching Christmas shoppers come and go like bees from a hive—hurrying to finish their shopping and get out of the weather. I wanted a peaceful Christmas for my son, our first since my husband had passed. Yet, I dreaded entering the masses of people.
Article by: Taryn Nergaard Bible reading wasn’t always enjoyable for me. At times, reading Scripture felt like a chore—a necessary struggle to become a “good Christian.” I didn’t grow up reading the Bible, so when I accepted Jesus into my life at nineteen years old, I assumed I should read the Bible the same way