Willie F. Diggs II, LBSW, MSW
Known as a spiritual life coach for students, Willie Diggs is a newly published author and motivational mentor who enjoys engaging students in a life dialogue of discovering who they are. Known for his passion to captivate individuals through small talk, he continues to encourage people through academics, professionalism, and spirituality to become leaders in their community. In October of 2016 Willie published his first book "Challenge21" where he takes readers on a journey of discovering the power of the scriptures.
Willie is a native of Brundidge, Alabama. He currently serves as the Campus Pastor of The Beacon Butler Campus in Huntsville Alabama the first community church planted under Superintendent Anthony Wheeler of Beacon Hill Worship Center in Madison, Alabama. Sharing a strong passion and a burden to see individuals come to a life-altering encounter with the one who gave them life, Pastor Willie continues to spend countless hours mentoring and coaching students to become who God has called them to be.
Known for his creative approach to teaching, he continues to captivate students by drawing them into the scriptures and assisting them with a life dialogue of learning about the Creator. Having worked with several populations, age groups, and cultures in the social service realm, he and his wife share a strong passion for educating the community and helping people deal with the many social issues that are plaguing our world. He is a preacher, motivational speaker, spiritual life coach, teacher, writer, and friend to many.
Willie is a Licensed Elder through the Church of God in Christ. He was educated at Jacksonville State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work Degree and a 2010 graduate from Alabama A&M where he received a Masters of Social Work Degree. He is a workshop speaker, parent educator, and resource builder in his community. He is the founder of Come Thirsty Ministries, Inc., which is a non-profit organization that develops Christ-centered programs to assist people with changing their lives and the world. The programs include Focus on the Future Mentor Program, Restore Me Community Health Fair, God’s Girls Rock Program, and Come Thirsty Kids Program.
He was born to the late Staff Sgt. Willie F. Diggs and Carolyn Diggs of Brundidge, Alabama. He is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and the 100 Black Men of America. He is married to his loving wife Shataun Diggs and is the father of 3 young boys.
Challenge21 is designed to take its participants on a journey of learning the scriptures and creating a disciplined life of prayer and meditation. The Bible declares in Psalm 119:105 (KJV) "Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path." In other words, The Word of God provides total direction to us as we travel through this journey called life.
Each day, you will be provided a scripture to write down and memorize. After reading that scripture, use the scripture in prayer, and lastly take the day and meditate on the scripture. Make sure you follow me on Periscope @IamWillieDiggs for weekly support.