Is He Worthy?

Is He Worthy?

August 14, 2019By Citylight OmahaWorship

Should we sing hymns or contemporary songs? Should we lift our hands or not? Dim the lights or leave them on? These seem to be the common questions around modern worship gatherings these days but today I’m going to ask a different question. Is He Worthy? It seems we have given too much of our … Read More

Mental Illness: A Journey Into the Desert

Mental Illness: A Journey Into the Desert

July 25, 2019By Citylight OmahaStories

Paul Hakenkamp is a father of ten children, one of which is still attached to mama, and husband to a wonderful wife named Mandy. Paul and his family are an active part of Citylight Church at our West location. Christ got ahold of Paul at the tail end of college, thank God. In the last … Read More

2019 Missions Month

2019 Missions Month

July 3, 2019By Citylight OmahaMissions

Missions Month 2019 is a wrap! So many wins! Partnerships We were honored to host team members from Green Mountains. They were able to teach us about life in their beautiful host country in North Central Asia; share with us the hardships and joys of ministry among unreached peoples; and help us to better understand … Read More

5 Things You Should Know about Alex

5 Things You Should Know about Alex

June 25, 2019By Citylight OmahaChurch Plant News

Alejandro Duran is one of our Church Planting Residents. He, alongside Jacob Richardson, has been called to multiply disciples and churches through a bilingual church plant in Omaha. We asked Alejandro to share 5 things we should know about him and his role in the church: Church Plant Residency: I knew God called me to … Read More

God’s Perfect Timing

God’s Perfect Timing

June 7, 2019By Citylight OmahaStories

Anyone who has known Ryan and Michele Shank would have no doubt that they would make great parents. The outgoing couple have been active at Citylight almost from its inception, leading by serving in numerous ways. It was easy to envision the couple providing an incredibly loving and caring Christian home, supported by a large … Read More

Katie Arnold in Walnut Hill

Katie Arnold in Walnut Hill

March 1, 2019By Citylight OmahaMissions

Sympathy is a natural gift God has implanted in the DNA of humanity. We see a need and something abstract, but frighteningly powerful, pulls at our heartstrings. These needs which resonate in each person’s heart often differ—for one it may be the elderly and another the homeless. For Katie Arnold, her calling centers on children. … Read More

Meet Hosanna Gray

Meet Hosanna Gray

December 22, 2018By Citylight OmahaMissions

Originally from Wichita, Kansas, Hosanna attended college in Omaha, graduating from Grace University with a dual major in Biblical and Intercultural Studies with a focus in ESL. Hosanna comes to our Citylight Staff as a Missions Intern, pursuing placement as a long-term International Worker with the Christian & Missionary Alliance. As part of her preparation … Read More

Why Short-Term Mission?

Why Short-Term Mission?

December 22, 2018By Citylight OmahaMissions

Short-term missions can be one of the most heated debates in a church body. With the release of When Helping Hurts and similar works, the damage short-term trips can create was exposed, and some churches responded by axing short-term missions altogether. But short-term missions can also be an amazing (though certainly financially, physically, and emotionally … Read More