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 Crumbs of Heaven

(A Sermon on Jesus feeding the 5 thousand and walking on the water.) I believe. Those were the words that spilled out of my mouth as I stared at the incredible mess my small child had made out of one … Continue reading

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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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