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’s young adult novels, Found in Translation and Lost in Dreams, came out in 2011. The Devil and Pastor Gus just came out, and he has eight unpublished manuscripts.

A Witness Between Us

Sing to the Lord; let’s make up a new song. Sing to the Lord; let’s make up a new song. Sing to the Lord; let’s make up a new song As a witness between us that He is our God. … Continue reading

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The Goodbye Song (w/Monologues Nine and Ten)

[from the 1974 pop Christian musical, Song of Plenty] Monologue Nine: GIRL (continuing letter). . . My life was at a crossroads. A silly rhyme I once heard somewhere popped into my head: A turtle passed me as I was … Continue reading

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Image of God (w/Monologue Eight)

[from the 1974 Christian pop musical, Song of Plenty] Monologue Eight: GIRL (continuing letter). . . We were all one in love. Then the speaker looked me straight in the eye and said, “You’re on the up-road now. But you’re … Continue reading

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Me: Outside/Inside (w/Monologue Seven)

[from the 1974 pop musical, Song of Plenty] Monologue Seven: GIRL (continuing letter). . . God IS a God of plenty! He filled me with his complete presence. I rushed to the front of the room ad collapsed at the … Continue reading

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Bring My God Down (w/Monologue Six)

[from the pop musical, Song of Plenty, 1974] Monologue Six: GIRL (continuing letter). . . It was all so clear. . .so simple. And yet I had this feeling of pride nagging away at me. It said, “Don’t give in. … Continue reading

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God Is the Spirit (w/Monologue Five)

From the musical SONG OF PLENTY… Monologue Five: GIRL (continuing letter. . .) Oh, the difference! Their lives were happy! They had found the plenty they sought. I felt sick and, well, quite a bit jealous. They invited me to … Continue reading

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My Story Mystery (w/Monologue Four)

From the 1974 Christian musical Song of Plenty… Monologue Four: GIRL (continuing letter). . . I was almost in tears as one person after another told me about themselves. Can you believe it? Their lives were all so similar to … Continue reading

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