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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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    What To Do in the Midst of Disruption

    December 30, 2019

    “When John, who was in prison, heard about the deeds of the Messiah, he sent his disciples to ask him, ‘Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?’ Jesus replied, ‘Go back and report to John what you hear and see: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those…

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    Where Is God in the Uncertainty?

    December 29, 2019

    “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” (Hebrews 13:5)  When you’re in the middle of a season of uncertainty, when you have more questions than answers; do you find yourself wondering where God is in the midst of it all? Maybe you ask questions like, “God, where are you?” or “Do you…

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    On Track

    December 28, 2019

    “After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. Everyone who heard him was amazed at his understanding and his answers. When his parents saw him, they were astonished. His mother said to him, ‘Son, why have you treated us like this? Your…

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    God Shapes Our Circumstances

    December 27, 2019

    “In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world.  (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register.” (Luke 2:1-3) Nobody wants to register to pay taxes, but that is what Joseph…

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    Running the Race

    December 26, 2019

    “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”  (2 Timothy 4:7)   I am not a runner and I don’t enjoy running. For a short period of time in middle school, I was part of the track team. There was one thing our coach would tell us, “finish the…

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    Just the Right Gift

    December 25, 2019

    “After they had heard the king, they went on their way, and the star they had seen when it rose went ahead of them until it stopped over the place where the child was. When they saw the star, they were overjoyed. On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary,…

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