Statement of Purpose
DiggingOutTogether.com provides information and inspiration for
overcoming past mistakes and present circumstances with faith, friends, and
- All people, even those who appear successful by worldly standards, are in need of digging out.
“for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23)
- Whether knee deep in debt, clutter, busyness, addictions, or other circumstances,
changing what is happening around us requires understanding what is happening within us.
“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.” (Romans 12:2)
- When we grab a shovel and do our best, God makes up the difference and does the rest, using every action—even
our mistakes—for His good.
“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28)
- Digging out from our own circumstances equips us to lead others as God both desires and requires us to seek out and serve those overwhelmed by the very situations we have overcome.
“Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act.” (Proverbs 3:27)
“I can’t do it. It’s too hard!” Every
person at one time or another has heard (or said) these words. While the
feeling is understandable, giving in to it is not. The next time you
feel ill-equipped and overwhelmed, remember:
Inch by inch,
yard by yard;
what seems impossible
is only hard.
You cannot finish
if you don’t begin;
requires digging in.