Dr Curt Dodd has served churches in Texas, Colorado and Florida before becoming the Senior Pastor of Westside in 2004. Committed to the local church, he has written And One to Grow OnHearts on Fire: The Keys to Dynamic Church GrowthRunning on Empty in the Fast Lane, Armchair Devotional, and most recently Why Do I Have to Struggle. 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.