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Curtis Woodliff

Curtis Woodliff Lead Executive Pastor

Year I joined HighRidge Staff:
2011

Family:
My wife Jamie and 3 sons: Zeke, Zane, and Zerek

Saved:
Mt. Lebanon Retreat Center 1988

Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice (Sam Houston State University)

Previous Line of Work:
Border Patrol Agent, Construction Manager, Loss Prevention Manager, Transportation Manager

Best Thing Someone Said to Me:
I setup a blind date for you on Christmas Eve with our neighbors daughter

Life Motto:
Just say it

Two People I'd Like to Meet:
Jack Welch and Colin Powell

Favorite Books:
Good to Great, The E-Myth Revisted: Michael Gerber, Axioms, Winning: Jack Welch, Seven Practices of Effective Ministry: Andy Stanley

One of My Greatest Experiences with God:
Calexico, CA 1999

Most People Don’t Know This About Me:
I’ve had 2 unrelated brain surgeries and worked on Texas Death Row.

One of the Things I Find Most Fascinating:
How simple God made things and how difficult we make it.

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We believe the women in this house are full of purpose and gifting, and She Speaks gives the opportunity for women to step into that. Join us on May 19th for brunch, worship, teaching, and fellowship as we discover our purpose. It’s Saturday and we had a pretty good night last night. He will have a day of rest today without dialysis and we hope to get him walking some. This has been a week of ups and downs, highs and lows, battles won and yet to be won. \But our hope and strength is found in our awesome God! We will miss worshipping with our HighRidge family this weekend! Be sure to be in a service so that you can be encouraged and strengthened as you have encouraged and strengthened us! We love you!
#prayforpastorjeff #togetherwebelieve #hope #faith #love #highridge Today started very early with dialysis beginning at 6:30am. We put out a call for prayer and I want you to know that God heard our cries. Jeff’s session went better and overall he has improved some today. More activity wears him out but it’s good activity.

Wins:
1. Stayed off of oxygen - big win!
2. Drainage tube removed.
3. Got to take a shower - finally,
4. Sitting in a chair today with walking as our goal tomorrow.
5. He’s been tolerating liquids and gets to move to soft solids.

Prayer concerns:
1. His blood pressure has continued to stay high and we need that to come down.
2. Pain is getting better today but we’d like it to be gone.
3. The kidneys show some signs of starting to work but nothing consistent. Keep praying for those kidneys please! 
We love what Paul wrote in Philippians 2, “So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and o Join us this weekend to hear Pastor Zach Gryder encourage us with God's Word!