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About Dr. Curt Dodd

Senior Pastor

Dr Curt Dodd, host for Higher Aim, has served churches in Texas, Colorado and Florida before becoming the Senior Pastor of Westside Church, Omaha in 2004. Committed to the local church, he has written And One to Grow On, Hearts on Fire: The Keys to Dynamic Church Growth, Running on Empty in the Fast Lane and most recently Armchair Devotional. He also is the Co-founder and President of Shepherds Group, a pastoral ministry team guiding churches and Christian non-profits in their capital campaign ventures. With a heart for the outdoors, he enjoys hunting, fishing and golf….but they all pale in comparison to his family. He and his wife, Ginger, have two married sons involved in ministry, a married daughter who is a professional photographer and an ever-growing quiver of grandchildren.

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    Obedience First

    July 13, 2020

    So prepare your minds for action and exercise self-control. Put all your hope in the gracious salvation that will come to you when Jesus Christ is revealed to the world. So you must live as God’s obedient children. Don’t slip back into your old ways of living to satisfy your own desires. You didn’t know any…

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    Dream Big

    July 12, 2020

    Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear. But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.” “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell…

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    Praying for Our Country

    July 11, 2020

    I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone – for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and to come…

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    The Naked Truth

    July 10, 2020

    In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job.  This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil. (Job 1:1) Some believe the book of Job is the oldest book in the Bible. The issue of suffering leads the list of the most difficult questions to reconcile in life. Why…

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    Rock Solid Plans

    July 9, 2020

    Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. (Proverbs 16:3) There are moments in life when we do not operate off of any agenda or previous plan. We are just existing, floating through life, taking things as they come, and seemingly without a care in the world. Such a drift leads…

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    Husbands, Love and Lean on Your Wives

    July 8, 2020

    Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her…In this same way, husbands ought to love their lives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as…

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