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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.
A Guest Blog by Becky Meyerson “You will never be able to outrun the rested.” This statement from the pulpit one Sunday landed right in my heart. That is what I was longing for! To run in life and pursue the purposes of God with energy. But at the moment—I was tired. My husband and
A Guest Blog by Niki Hardy If you knew me, you’d probably think that by now that I’d be a dab hand at trusting God. But believe me—I’m not. I still find it as difficult as squeezing into my tumble-dried skinny jeans. The last fifteen years have taken me through deep pain and loss. And
I have a confession to make. I can’t sing. I mean, of course, I can sing. I just can’t sing very well. Last summer, when I volunteered to help with Vacation Bible School at our church, they asked me if I’d be willing to help lead worship one night (because the talented couple who was
So many of you are new to our community, and I want everyone to know that the girl who writes Bible studies for Living by Design Ministries is a major work-in-progress. Aren’t we all? I love how God transforms us into the image of Christ one small step at a time. Each step of obedience
A Guest Blog by Cailin Davis My parents divorced when I was just three years old. Although I was too young to understand the gravity of such an event, my immature heart still felt the pain of their brokenness and the fear of my powerlessness to put them back together again. During my childhood years,
I remember hearing the phrase, “Motherhood is just one long guilt trip”. I did not yet know how true that would be for me as I embarked on the first years of parenting as a working mom. While I felt a sense of peace when I made the decision to return to work, I didn’t