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, mission trips, photography, and spending time with his wonderful wife, Kathleen. Roger has nine published novels. Four of them are the now-completed young adult Altered Hearts series. 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.

What’s My Soul Worth to You, Christian?

What’s my soul worth to you, Christian? Is it worth your time of day to speak to me some words of love and faith– Before I go my way, before you go your way? What’s my soul worth to you, … Continue reading

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Learning to Touch Lives

When I meet someone for the first time And I shake that person’s hand, I touch his life in a physical way That says, “I know you’re there.” But my prayer is to learn to listen To just what he … Continue reading

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As God’s Love Leads

Wherever there is need, That’s where I long to go, With feet that move in Jesus’ name, So the love of God will show. Wherever there are problems, That’s where I long to be, With hands that work in Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Like a Dog Chasing His Own Tail

Like a dog that is chasing his own tail In a circle around, as he goes to lie down, So my life’s been a cycle of searching For happiness that disappears As soon as it’s found. Like a dog madly … Continue reading

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His Father’s Foreign Missionary

What father asked his only son to be his foreign missionary And go to share his perfect love with a world so full of hate? What father let his son be killed so others could have life? What father asked … Continue reading

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