Why should we read the Bible?

Why should we read the Bible? First and foremost, we read the Bible to enjoy Jesus! The Bible is the primary way God communicates with us about the Gospel and what it means to be a disciple. When we read Scripture, we encounter Jesus and connect with Him. We get

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Meet Daniel Bidne

Citylight, we want students to know Jesus, have faith in Him, and learn what it means to walk with Him for a lifetime, growing into the next leaders and disciples. We realize our student ministries are significant ministries that will help equip the next generation for Jesus, and we having

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Worship Arts Worship Night

There is great power in light. Light Cleanses. It removes stains. White clothes that have been discolored can be made white again when placed under the sun. Its penetrating rays bleach out the stains. So it is with us. The dark grime of our lives is made white as fresh

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A Vision for West Omaha & Midtown

Hey Citylight, This is an exciting season in our church’s history! Did you know that in 2016, we had the joy of planting two new churches that are currently home to over 1,000 people! Citylight, there are real students, families, refugees, empty-nesters and young professionals who have found a spiritual

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Meet Taylor Venema

We would love to officially welcome Taylor to the Citylight staff family! Taylor has been serving Citylight as the Worship Resident for the past several months and we thought we’d take a moment to get to know him better: Hi Citylight, my name is Taylor Venema and I’m thrilled to

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Christmas Gift Drive Update

Citylight family, before 2017 storms in with a new season of routine, goals and projects, I just want to take a minute to reflect on the generous outpouring of love that you demonstrated during the Christmas Season. Thank you for donating hundreds of gifts to families this year. Our partners

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Midtown Arts Worship Night

Guest post by Sarah Middleton, from the Midtown Arts City Group who writes about their upcoming Worship Night at the Omar: Friends, we are excited to introduce Citylight family worship nights! I’m beyond thrilled at the idea of families gathering together to worship God through music and other art mediums.

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An International Thanksgiving

Guest post by Matt Keller, from the County Line City Group who writes about their international thanksgiving dinner: Our new County Line City Group is only a month old but this past weekend we had a great opportunity to reach out to international students. Global Friends, a non-profit that serves

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Expanding Our Gatherings

News Worth Celebrating.  Citylight we have some great news! We are staying in Midtown! We want to see every neighborhood transformed by the Gospel and yet God has used being present in the Walnut Hill neighborhood to knit our hearts to the people who live here! A few months ago,

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2016 Trunk or Treat

Thank you to the City Groups, families, and members of our Neighborhood Engagement Team for participating in our 2nd annual Walnut Hill neighborhood Trunk or Treat. This is a neighborhood tradition that was started years ago by another local church in Walnut Hill...

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