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

Called to Go

Called to Go

March 26, 2021By Citylight OmahaStories

A few years ago, on a trip to Thailand with her family, Kendall’s eyes were opened, and her heart grew a burden for the people of Thailand. She saw poverty and what was more troubling for Kendall was the people’s desperate need to hear about Jesus. “In Thailand there are so many homeless and unfortunate … Read More

Kingdom Storytelling

Kingdom Storytelling

March 18, 2021By Citylight OmahaStories

When Omaha schools shut down last year, fear and uncertainty gripped most of us. For single parent families, choosing to stay home or go to work became a real dilemma that seemed overwhelming and hopeless. How do you provide for your family? The idea of a space at Citylight for these kids to come and … Read More