Debbie Alsdorf

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The goal of Design4Living Ministries is to bring women together...

"strengthening women (the disciples) and encouraging them to remain true to the faith." — Acts 14:22

Reaching women in practical ways, giving biblical application to relevant issues that today's Christian woman faces.

For more about the sacred journey of following God, stay connected to the Design4Living blog.

A Woman Who Trusts God

A Woman Who Trusts God

Does Peace sound like an empty promise in today's hectic culture? Are you tired of living buried under your problems? Have you ever considered that living overwhelmed is optional? Could God possibly work good stuff in the middle of bad stuff in your life?

A Woman Who Trusts God encourages women to lean on God while Living in the Meantime. Practical, Biblical instruction to... live one day at a time, rejoice and not worry, while learning to give thanks in every circumstance. A fresh sit in the book of Philippians, A Woman Who Trusts God is perfect for study groups, women's bible studies as well as personal use. This book includes a 5 week study guide.

New Resource: The Faith Dare

Faith Dare

"Debbie Alsdorf's heart is to see women's lives transformed by the power of Jesus, and The Faith Dare is another tool to accomplish just that — life transformation through Christ. You will gain much from the incredible challenge Debbie has laid out for us." — Kelly Minter, author, speaker, singer

Take the 30 day Challenge!

The Faith Dare is a 30 day devotional book that will challenge you to practice walking out your faith daily. Each dare encourages you to stretch yourself by using practical steps towards the desired end of living in faith, rather than feelings or flesh. Here is a sampling of some of the dares you will find:

  • Dare to Live Differently by Living Like You Are Loved
  • Dare to Surrender to the Process of Change
  • Dare to Get Your Head Out From Under the Circumstances
  • Dare to Practice Forgiveness
  • Dare to Quit Being So Critical of Others

And, that's only 5 of them! The book is all inclusive, with each daily Scripture written out for you, a place to journal and a closing daily prayer and faith affirmation. To start your 30 days now, click here.

Beyond the Brady Bunch

Beyond the Brady Bunch

"This book is a treasure chest of encouragement, hope, and inspiration for the blended family."
Dr. Gary Smalley, bestselling author of The Blessing and The Language of Love

Statistics tell the story of the American Family. Today there are more step-families than the original intact biological families that once made up the American norm. And, there are many Christian couples in relationships that are not blending, are wrought with disappointment, and are tempting those of faith to throw in the towel on the new family and on their spiritual life. Beyond the Brady Bunch is for those who want to keep their sanity and their spirituality in the uncharted territory of blending two families or homes. This book is not just for those remarried, but for any parent who is sharing custody of a child with another parent that is not living under the same roof.

Church needing some materials for a blended family class?

This book has questions at the end of each of the ten chapters. Perfect for small groups, home groups or classes.