Author Archives: Roger E. Bruner

About Roger E. Bruner

Roger Bruner worked as a teacher, job counselor, and programmer analyst before retiring to write Christian fiction full-time. A guitarist and songwriter, he is active in his church choir, church praise team, and nursing home ministry. Roger also enjoys reading, web design, photography, and spending time with his wonderful wife, Kathleen. Roger has twelve published novels. Four of them are the now-completed young adult Altered Hearts series, plus three other teen novels. Three are quirky romantic novels (as opposed to genre romance novels). The Devil and Pastor Gus is a speculative satire, and Rosa No-Name is a contemporary coming-of-age novel.

Come Walk with Me

“Come walk  with me,” said Jesus Christ. I stepped up to His side. We shared our thoughts and feelings As we went along our way. “Don’t be discouraged,” Jesus said, “When the path veers out of sight, For every step … Continue reading

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The Fish Song

If you want to catch a fish, Then you must go where the fishes swim, Where the fishes swim. You can’t sit in the bathtub, A pole across your knees. Go where they swim if you want to catch a … Continue reading

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Life

Life is the toughest of races; We are not done till we breathe our last. But if Christ is living within us, Our victory is assured. God declares us all winners When we follow His way to the end. He … Continue reading

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Because He First Loved Me

God wants me to love Him with all my heart, And He wants me to love Him with all my mind. God wants me to love Him with all my strength; Yes, He wants me to love Him with all … Continue reading

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Adding Up Fractions

Adding up fractions to total their sum Requires finding their common denominator. So growing a whole church from people like us Takes our faith and our love and our common vision. If you want to add two-fourths and five-tenths, You … Continue reading

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In the Lord’s Hands

If you race against men And the running wears you out, Then how can you compete Against swift horses? If you always trip and fall On a a path that’s straight and sure, Then how can you hope to climb … Continue reading

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Nothing I Am

If I could speak the tongues of angels and men, But I spoke not with love, my words would be noise. If I could preach and teach and understand all things, But if I don’t have love, nothing I am. … Continue reading

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