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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

Enjoying your Work

November 27, 2018

“Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work — this is a gift of God.” (Ecclesiastes 5:19) Do you enjoy what you do for a living? Whether it is in an office or a home, on the road…

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Knowing God’s Will

November 26, 2018

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” Romans 12:2 The majority of the decisions we make every day are not explicitly addressed in the Bible. Questions such…

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God’s Will for You

November 25, 2018

“I have made You known to them, and will continue to make You known in order that the love You have for Me may be in them and that I Myself may be in them.” John 17:26 The will of God. It’s one of those Christian phrases that has baffled many Christ followers for generations.…

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Stand Firm in Freedom

November 24, 2018

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” (Galatians 5:1) Our personal development into emotional health, much less spiritual health takes time. It does not come overnight. Children develop emotionally over time and eventually learn to think…

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Stand Firm

November 23, 2018

“But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations.” (Psalm 33:11) If we are going to be the individuals the Lord desires us to be, we must learn how to stand firm in every area of our lives. A solid conviction within our hearts must reveal itself…

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Finding Your Way

November 22, 2018

“Thomas said to him, ‘Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?’ Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (John 14:5-6) Years ago in the mountains of Colorado, I went on an elk hunt…

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