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).

The Good Shepherd

A Sermon on John 10: 11-18 If I were to ask you to recall a comforting voice, whose voice would come to mind? Would it be a parent or a grandparent? Maybe it was a sibling. Often the voice we … Continue reading

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Pick up Your Cross

John 2:13-22 So I have a question for you. You probably know the answer, but I want you to think about it a little bit harder. Why did Jesus spend 40 days in the wilderness? I know this isn’t the … Continue reading

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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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