About Life by Design


Our vision is to awaken the passion, purpose, potential and dreams of those called to encourage others on their faith journey so that they will in turn empower and equip others to live the life God intended them to live.


Our purpose is to recruit, train and develop men and women who are committed to be used by God to encourage and equip others to live the life God intends for them.


  • Faith
  • Encouragement
  • Purpose
  • Transformation

Ministry Verse

With this in mind, we constantly pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling, and that by his power he may bring to fruition your every desire for goodness and your every deed prompted by faith. 12 We pray this so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ      2 Thessalonians 1:11-12

About Bob Cavinder and Michelle Cavinder

BobMichelle CThe Cavinder’s are the founders of Life by Design Inc, a non-profit organization focused on developing leaders and coaches to helping individuals and ministry based organizations reach their full potential.

Bob and Michelle’s years of training and equipping men and women at the Crystal Cathedral has helped them to develop the techniques necessary to encourage people to make the jump from knowledge – gaining new information, to wisdom – applying that knowledge correctly. This skill helps people make changes that last longer and makes a substantial difference in individuals and organizations.

They both have gained valuable insight into business and ministry by working with top business/ministry professionals from throughout the United States and Internationally.  Bob and Michelle use their energy and enthusiasm to encourage others to “make a difference.” They have been instrumental in the development of many comprehensive training programs for the Crystal Cathedral, Life by Design and Faithworks Leadership.

What Others are Saying

Ken Blanchard“I am a big Bob Cavinder fan and I think Life by Design is going to make a difference in the world as it inspires men and women to embrace God’s calling and to move from success to significance.”

Ken Blanchard, Co-Author of the One Minute Manager




Zig_Ziglar“Bob I want to applaud your efforts in developing the Life by Design program.  Having known and worked with you over the years, I expect you to be successful in encouraging and equipping others to realize the truth of who God has created each of us to be.”

Zig Ziglar, Author and Motivational Teacher (1926-2012)





“Always have a Dream. Dreams give us energy to go to new levels.  Dreams change lives…  the power of life is in your Dreams.  If you are looking for your dream, Bob Cavinder and the Life by Design process will bring focus to the dream God has placed within you  Having known Bob personally and in working with him over the years he and the Life by Design process will help you live your dreams.  I highly recommend it!”

Rudy Ruettiger, Motivational speaker and author, also the inspiration behind the movie “Rudy”


Smith, F“Bob has found in Life by Design a way to help others realize the truth of who God created each to be.  It’s about living out their own gifts and passions.  Life by Design does what so many talk about, but don’t actually do – they clarify and implement.”

Fred Smith Sr.  Author, speaker and mentor. (1915-2007)



For more about Life by Design contact us at information@lifebydesign.net