Author Archives: Lois Loban Stuckenbruck

About Lois Loban Stuckenbruck

Trained as a Ballerina, then completed a BA in Business Adm and English Literature at Milligan College. More recently trained to be a lay pastor (Reader) in the Church of England. Wife of a Biblical Scholar, Mother of three. I'm an American who has also lived many years in England and Germany (currently Munich). I have worked as an Editorial Assistant, Systems Manager (Xerox Stars on Ethernet Network), and several positions in higher education fundraising (Alumni and Development).

Heaven on Earth

(A Sermon based on Matthew 24 and 25) What is heaven to you? Is it a place where your favorite things or activities take place, up there in the stratosphere after you die? Is it a golden stretch of beach … Continue reading

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The Cheerful Giver

2 Corinthians 9:6-15 The reading we heard this morning from second Corinthians takes place within the context of fundraising. You probably don’t think of Paul as a fundraiser, but he did a lot of that on his travels. To set … Continue reading

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Faithfulness and Abraham’s Wobble

When you think of the word ‚faithful’, do you think of an object? The word ‘faithful’ reminds me of a rock.  While ‘faith in Christ’ may be solid and as reliable as a rock, faithfulness is something altogether different.  Faithfulness … Continue reading

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Fiscally Faithful (a sermon on Luke 16:1-13)

It is hard to give away money.  Think about it. What goes through your mind when you see a beggar on the street? My mind gets filled with so many questions, it is like a brain gridlock. How much will help? … Continue reading

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Spiritual Generosity

Generosity is most often aligned with the idea of giving money, time or talents. And that is correct. There is, however, a generosity of spirit that displays itself in somewhat surprising ways. A person who is spiritually generous makes room … Continue reading

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The God of One

(When Rev Steve asked if I would preach today, he said that “it is about the visit of Mary to Elizabeth, and it would be nice to have a woman preach on this because it would give a perspective that … Continue reading

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The Rewrite

(NOT a sermon – well in the strict sense) “I killed a Bible study once.” Those were the words I had planned as the opening to my sermon on Hebrews – until the attack on Paris – and that event … Continue reading

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