Author Archives: Roger E. Bruner

About Roger E. Bruner

Seventy-five-year-old Roger E. Bruner is the author and publisher of twenty Christian novels and the writer of more than two hundred Christian songs and choruses, a handful of musical dramas, and a number of shorter works. He sings, plays guitar and bass, and records his original songs in his home studio. He is active in his church's nursing home ministry He also plays bass guitar on the church raise team. Married for seventeen years to Kathleen, he has one grown daughter. Kathleen has two. Roger enjoys reading, moderate exercise, photography and book cover design (he's done all of his own except for Rosa No-Name), playing Snood, making walking sticks, and complaining about the state of the nation while continuing to pray for it.

Bring My God Down (w/Monologue Six)

[from the Christian 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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A Lamb Out of Every Crisis (w/Monologue Three)

[“A Lamb Out of Every Crisis” is the third song in the Christian musical “Song of Plenty”] Monologue Three: GIRL (continuing letter). . . As she talked, I felt the excitement in me growing. Mom and Dad, a fleeting thought … Continue reading

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Silver and Gold (w/Monologue Two)

[From the musical drama, Song of Plenty.] Monologue Two: GIRL (continuing letter). . . Mom and Dad, they WERE happy! I couldn’t keep from smiling a little just from being near them. Yet it made me feel all the more … Continue reading

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Song of Plenty (w/Monologue One)

MONOLOGUE ONE: GIRL: (reading letter) Dear Mom and Dad, It seems an eternity since I left home. How often I’ve wanted to write or call, but I couldn’t. The things that have happened. . .Mom and Dad, I didn’t want … Continue reading

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The Foundation Has Settled

The foundation has settled; Now let us grow. We’ve been safe inside our building, But outside we must go. Inside, we’re warm and loving, But outside our love must show. The foundation has settled. Let us grow. About This Song: … Continue reading

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By Faith We Are Saved

By faith we are saved, But by our fruit we prove that We’re what we claim to be. For we cannot be light If we hide from the world That is dying in darkness. By faith we are saved, But … Continue reading

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Make a Joyful Noise

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord; Praise Him with the joy of your salvation. Praise Him with the joy of your salvation, And make a joyful noise, Make a joyful noise, Make a joyful noise unto the Lord! Make … Continue reading

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Then Dawned Sunday

Then dawned Sunday, the first day of the week, When into the garden silently came Troubled women to anoint the body of the Lord, Who–Friday on a cross–had been slain. These women had endured his trial; these women watched him … Continue reading

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