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.

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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The Owner’s Satisfaction

A man once planted a vineyard And built a high wall all around; He leased it out to some tenants Who paid rent when the harvest was done. Every year at the end of the harvest, When the tenants had … Continue reading

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Too Used to the Dark

We’re getting too used to the dark; We have been learning to live in the night. We have forgotten how the world looks in the light. We are getting too used to the surface; Forgetting that there’s an underneath. We … Continue reading

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As We Go Through the World

As we go through the world, We go to share the Word of God, So that all may hear And have a chance to believe. For how can they believe Unless they’ve a chance to hear, And how else can … Continue reading

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When God’s People Meet Together

When God’s people meet together, The Lord is in their midst. When His people begin praying, His Spirit makes them one. When God’s people feed on His Word, They grow in grace and love. When they celebrate His presence, Glad … Continue reading

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All Members of One Body

We are all members of one body, And each of us has a different part to be; We can’t all be hands and arms Or the body will not go Where Christ–the Head–wants the body, Where Christ–the Head–tells the body, … Continue reading

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Jonah’s Prayer

In my distress, O Lord, I turned to You; Down in the world of the dead, I called Your name. In the depths of the deepest oceans, Where the waves crashed over my head, Lord, I feared You might not … Continue reading

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