Prayer Wall

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. – Hebrews 4:16

Welcome to the Living by Design Ministries prayer community. We are so glad you stopped by and hope you use the form below to share your prayer requests with us. We love praying for you and invite you to pay it forward by praying for at least two other requests on our prayer wall before you leave. Be sure to click on the “I prayed for this” button so that we can let the requester know how many times they have been prayed for.

You may add your prayer request to our prayer wall using the form below. Once your prayer request is received, we will share it according to your instructions (if it meets our community guidelines detailed at the bottom of this page).

I prayed for this

Prayed for 9 times.


Please join me in praising God for the baptism of my ten-year-old nephew and my 37th birthday.

My prayer requests are that

(1) I’ll continue to be a good role model for my nieces and nephews;

(2) my brother's heart will be healed and he will return to God;

(3) God gives me direction in my life as a writer, including more opportunities and the strength to avoid comparing myself to others;

(4) my chronic health issues are healed;

(5) my mother is cured of lupus;

(6) God gives me direction on where I should make my church home; and

(7) my nephew succeeds in academic camp.

Received: August 19, 2019

I prayed for this

Prayed for 7 times.


Please pray for my very close friend Bobby and his three-year-old son Santana. Please pray that Bobby is awarded full custody of Santana and that Bobby will be cleared of the false claims of abuse made by Santana's mother. God bless all of you who take your valuable time to respond to this prayer request.

Received: August 17, 2019

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Prayed for 7 times.


Please pray that Poland would be freed from dead religion to the saving faith of Jesus Christ and that the Church in the US, Canada, and Great Britain would repent and be cleansed.

Please pray that God would stir up my heart and those of my wife Dorothy, our daughter Ann, and our sons Peter and Daniel for ministry.

Pray for God's will, wisdom, discernment, revelation, direction, and recognition for me and my family and for God's protection over the company where our daughter Ann works.

Please pray for God's order in my work. I ask God for great wisdom at my work and for blessings and the knowledge of Jesus Christ for my bosses. Thank God for the continuation of my work.

Received: August 16, 2019

I prayed for this

Prayed for 9 times.


My husband and I are expecting. We have had 3 losses in the past two years and would love for this sweet baby to stick around. So far, everything looks OK, but baby's heart rate is slow. We would love prayers that baby's heart gets stronger so that we may be blessed with a child.

Received: August 16, 2019

I prayed for this

Prayed for 7 times.


Please pray for sales contracts so that I can earn money and be relieved from financial pressure.

Received: August 14, 2019

I prayed for this

Prayed for 9 times.


Please pray for miracles in my situation. Please pray that I am free from serving any jail time. Please pray for God to surround my case with His blessings, love, and mercy. Please pray that I receive only good news about this situation. Thank you and God bless you.

Received: August 13, 2019

I prayed for this

Prayed for 8 times.


Please pray for clarity and direction in my life. I pray that God continues working to change my heart and I can just surrender to him. I’m struggling with constantly wanting to be in control instead of surrendering to the Lord.

Received: August 13, 2019

I prayed for this

Prayed for 4 times.


Please pray that Dieumerci, Nathan, and all other bad influences be removed from my niece Kukua's life.

Received: August 13, 2019

I prayed for this

Prayed for 7 times.

Mercy & Grace Ministries

Please pray for the Lord's work in India.

Received: August 12, 2019

I prayed for this

Prayed for 8 times.

Sarah Koontz, President of Living by Design Ministries

August Prayer Requests for Living by Design Ministries

✔ Summer Bible Study: Please pray for the 2,300+ participants who are working through the Pray Like David Study this summer. Specifically that they would see all the Bible study e-mails, take time to read and meditate on the truths they contain, understand and apply what they've learned, and share the study with their friends and family. We pray that our Bible study community would help people find joy and peace in God's presence, experience conviction of sin, and be transformed and equipped to share their faith with others.

✔ Website Redesign: Due to a system update with our WordPress website, our team will be rebuilding our website this summer. We will be transitioning to an upgraded web host, site theme, and e-mail provider. We will also be optimizing our landing pages and re-writing much of our overview content for the ministry. Please pray for everyone involved, as this is a massive undertaking.

✔ Financial Needs: Less programming and outreach during the summer months often means a drop in giving. Please pray that the Lord would continue to lead people to give generously and faithfully provide for the needs of this ministry.

✔ Direction for the Future: In the upcoming weeks, our ministry teams will be auditing our ministry systems and procedures. We will be considering what actions we can take to improve our efficiency, communication, and productivity. We ask for your prayers of protection, wisdom, and direction as we walk through this evaluation process. Ask the Lord to give us clear direction as we make important decisions about ministry health and sustainability.

✔ Rest & Health: We've released 5 Free Bible Studies in the past 18 months and our team is showing signs of fatigue. Sarah Koontz is struggling with some chronic health issues and other members of our team are experiencing trials in many areas of their lives. We are all committed to this cause and passionate about this work, but we also want to make sure we take care of ourselves (emotionally, spiritually, physically) so we can continue to serve for many years to come. Please pray that this summer would be a time of rest and restoration for our staff and volunteers. Specifically, ask the Lord to give us all a sweet season of spiritual refreshment as we draw near to Him and seek His direction for the future.

Received: August 8, 2019

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All prayer requests submitted through this website are reviewed before they are posted. Posters are solely responsible for the content of their requests and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Living by Design Ministries with respect to any claim based upon the transmission and posting of your prayer requests.

The purpose of this wall is to help facilitate a caring prayer community. Therefore, we ask that you remain courteous and thoughtful at all times. If privacy is important to you, we ask you post requests anonymously. Please, resist the urge to share more details than necessary (especially if your request involves other individuals). We reserve the right to edit requests at our discretion for the benefit of the community.

Living by Design Ministries is under no obligation to post submitted requests on our public prayer wall. Our prayer team will, however, pray earnestly for every request received (even if not posted publicly). We are not a counseling ministry and cannot offer additional support to you beyond our prayers. We reserve the right to remove posted prayer requests at any time without notice.

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In his book titled Prayer, John Bunyan defines prayer as “A sincere, sensible, affectionate pouring out of the heart or soul to God, through Christ, in the strength and assistance of the Holy Spirit, for such things as God has promised, or according to his word, for the good of the church, with submission in faith to the will of God.” God promises to hear us when we pray (1 Jn. 5:15), and even when we can’t find the right words, Jesus Christ intercedes on our behalf (Rom. 8:34). Our prayers don’t have to be eloquent or elaborate, they just need to be faithful and heartfelt.

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