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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 Is Really Important?”

    December 19, 2017

    “So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. While they were there, the time…

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    “God Shapes Our Circumstances”

    December 18, 2017

    “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’s what Joseph and Mary were…

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    “Running the Race”

    December 17, 2017

    “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. I do not enjoy running. But, for a short period of time, in middle school, I was a part of the track team. There was one thing our coach would tell us, “finish the race!” It…

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    “The Struggle Is Real, Suit Up!”

    December 16, 2017

    “Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.  For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when…

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    “Expectantly Waiting”

    December 15, 2017

    “In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.”  Psalm 5:3 As a little girl, one of my favorite mornings was Christmas morning. I would lie in bed anticipating what wonderful things would be under the Christmas tree.  I was an obedient child, so I would never peek…

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    “Jesus Is”

    December 14, 2017

    “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” John 1:1 Jesus is a life changer! He has changed my life and the lives of countless millions over the centuries. What have people said about Him and what are you saying about Him? Napoleon Bonaparte,  on the island of…

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