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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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Daily Devotions

Pray, Just Pray!

February 23, 2019

“Therefore, I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence.” (1 Timothy 2:1-2) Have you ever noticed that some people defer to prayer as…

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Get Busy

February 22, 2019

“In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command you, brothers and sisters, to keep away from every believer who is idle and disruptive and does not live according to the teaching you received from us. For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example. We were not idle when we were…

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Christ’s Return

February 21, 2019

“Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen…

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Stay On Track

February 20, 2019

“Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.” (Psalm 51:12) We live in a fast-paced culture.  News and events are happening at a lightning speed.  Most Christians have a difficult time staying focused on that which matters most.  Whether it’s sports, education, work, social media, or…

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Where Is Contentment?

February 19, 2019

“I can do all things through him who gives me strength.” (Philippians 4:13) This is a very familiar passage of Scripture.  Everywhere we turn in our success-driven culture, we witness this passage being used.  You can find it on everything from coffee cups to billboards.  In our modern day, we often attribute the words of…

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The Prayers Of God’s People

February 18, 2019

“Therefore, confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” – James 5:16 One of the greatest blessings that comes with being part of the body of Christ is the opportunity we have to pray for each…

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