Arms Wide Open

Arms Wide Open

June 11, 2021By Citylight OmahaStories

In a small blue house up the street from Citylight Midtown, Whitney Weeks was just about to start on a new renovation. Renovating old homes and managing his rentals is what Whitney does full time, but really, more than full time. He’s used to long hours and odd hours. But he loves it and he’s … Read More

A Beautiful Singleness

A Beautiful Singleness

May 26, 2021By Citylight OmahaStories

Jesus loves women and He gave this love for women to Kate Damon. When Kate speaks of women and who they are in Christ, she uses words that God has revealed to her personally throughout her adult life. Words such as daughter of Abraham, equal heir, beautiful and loved. Discipling young women and pointing them … Read More

Multiplying Men for God at Creighton

Multiplying Men for God at Creighton

May 14, 2021By Citylight OmahaStories

After arriving at Creighton University a few years ago, Tommy found himself on a campus and in a fraternity he loved. He got involved as much as he could. He also wanted to find a church which he did with Citylight Omaha. The college group at Citylight offered community and biblical truth for Tommy. His … Read More

When I Chose to Parent

When I Chose to Parent

May 8, 2021By Citylight OmahaStories

It was an early summer evening when Chasity parked in front of the small town clinic. It was quiet. Her car was hidden by the dusk. She looked around before stepping out of the car. She purposely went just before they closed. She didn’t want anyone to see her. The shame was too great. The … Read More

When adoption is our only choice

When adoption is our only choice

April 28, 2021By Citylight OmahaStories

Ever since she could remember, Tanya wanted to adopt in addition to having her own children. In her family, adoption was part of life with several members in her family being adopted. “I was open to many possibilities,” shared Tanya. “Foster care, international adoption…I wanted to care for the vulnerable ever since I could remember.” … Read More

When I learned I was pregnant

When I learned I was pregnant

April 22, 2021By Citylight OmahaStories

It was a Saturday morning in March over 30 years ago. Robin found herself sitting in a small room with several other women she didn’t know. Uncomfortable not just because she was in a thin hospital gown with several strangers, all who were looking down and silent, but because she was scared and hopeless regarding … Read More

That’s You!

That’s You!

April 17, 2021By Citylight OmahaMissions, Stories

A few years ago, Rachael and Jon attended Grace University’s annual missions conference. They both thought it would be a nice break from their studies, as all classes were cancelled to allow students to attend. Earlier in the year, Grace University announced that they were closing so Rachael and Jon were taking more than a … Read More

Surrendering Infertility

Surrendering Infertility

April 2, 2021By Citylight OmahaStories

For most women, the dream of having their own child begins very young. The feelings and thoughts of caring and nurturing and raising a child is part of the heart of most women. You just know that being a parent will be your future. This was the same for Shannon Harrington. She wanted to be … Read More