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.

Sowing Seeds of Love

A farmer sows his seeds, and they fall everywhere. Some seeds die where they land, but some will multiply. Some seeds fall upon the path and some on rocky soil; Some seeds choke among the thorns, but some fall on … Continue reading

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God Keeps His Promises

When we make promises, sometimes we break them And hurt the people we love the most. But God’s not like that. He’s always truthful. He always does the things He says He’ll do. God keeps His promises; He is so … Continue reading

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Yes, He Does!

God wants me for his child. Yes, He does! He loves me as His own. Yes, He does! He wants what’s best for me. Yes, He does! He provides all I need. Yes, He does! God does such wondrous things. … Continue reading

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Till I Place My Life in His Hands

Christ went to a wedding, And when the wine had run out, Nobody else knew just what to do. He asked that six large stone jars Be filled up with plain water; When they tasted it, The water had turned … Continue reading

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Praise the Lord, Oh My Soul!

Praise the Lord; how my heart sings! Let my whole being praise Him. Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord, oh my soul! Bless the Lord; let my life sing Of His great loving kindness. Praise the Lord! … Continue reading

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He’s Not Finished Yet

I’m like clay that the Lord is making something from, (3x) But He’s not finished yet. No, He’s not done. He takes pleasure in making something good from me, (3x) But He’s not finished yet. No, He’s not done. God … Continue reading

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I Wish I’d Been Living

I wish I’d been living when Jesus was born. If I’d been an angel, I’d have joined in their song. If I’d been a seeker I’d have followed the star. But I wasn’t born yet, though I follow Him now. … Continue reading

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