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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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    A Sense of Obligation

    November 20, 2020

    I am obligated both to Greeks and non-Greeks, both to the wise and the foolish. That is why I am so eager to preach the gospel also to you who are in Rome. For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes:…

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    What Don’t You Believe?

    November 19, 2020

    What does Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.” (Romans 4:3) God told Abraham many things, which at the time seemed so unreal to him. God said things like: His descendants would be as numerous as the stars in the sky, he would be given a son in his old…

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    Made for His Purpose

    November 18, 2020

    For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (Ephesians 2:10) Recently, I had the opportunity to drive across a good portion of the country, from Arizona to Eastern Nebraska. Low desert, high desert; I saw so much of God’s beauty in nature…

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    Praying According to God’s Will

    November 17, 2020

    This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us – whatever we ask – we know that we have what we asked of him. (1 John 5:14-15) There is a well-known passage of Scripture in the…

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    Learning from Failure

    November 16, 2020

    My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. (Psalm 73:26) Yesterday, we looked at how we set ourselves up for failure without realizing it. Today, we will continue our conversation on failure, and learn how we can handle failure in a positive way.  1. Own it.…

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    Setups for Failure

    November 15, 2020

    Jesus replied, “Where I am going, you cannot follow now, but you will follow later.” Peter asked, “Lord, why can’t I follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.” Then Jesus answered, “Will you really lay down your life for me? Very truly I tell you, before the rooster crows, you will…

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