Rebecca D. Bruner

Biography

Rebecca D. Bruner is an author, wife, mother, Bible teacher, and conference speaker with over twenty-five years’ experience in women’s ministries. She has a passion for helping women embrace God’s “very good” design for themselves and their families.

She has spoken at several conferences and women’s retreats, including Momentum 2016, and Women 4 Truth in 2012. Rebecca taught Bible studies for at-risk women and girls at Hope Women’s Center before serving for two years as a mentor and speaker for Faith Church of the Valley’s Moms Connect mentoring ministry. In 2013, she taught “Partners in the Battle,” a Bible Study on marriage based upon material from her latest book, A Wife of Valor: Your Strategic Importance in God’s Battle Plan.

In 2014, Rebecca won the “Promising Beginnings” scholarship to attend the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference. She serves as treasurer for Christian Writers of the West, the Arizona Chapter of American Christian Fiction Writers, and as secretary for the Mesa Christian Writers Fellowship critique group.

A member of the inaugural class of the Flinn Scholars, Rebecca graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in English Literature from Arizona State University, and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honor society in 1990. As an undergraduate, she was fascinated by medieval literature. Her favorite modern author is C.S. Lewis. She is especially fond of his Chronicles of Narnia series and Till We Have Faces.

Rebecca’s own fiction titles include Welcome, Earthborn Brother, an allegorical science fiction novel for young readers; Mary’s Perfume and Sarah’s Laughter, two biblical fiction novellas; and My Fairy Godfather, a collection of her short stories which originally appeared in anthologies and online magazines.

Rebecca’s primary goal in writing fiction is to share her joy in telling stories with people who will find joy in reading them. She yearns to give readers a fresh perspective on God’s timeless truths and challenge them to apply those truths to their daily lives.

In addition to writing, Rebecca’s favorite pastimes include walking barefoot in the grass, baking cookies, and riding her bicycle around the lake near her home. She loves art museums, live theater, traveling, and going to summer camp.

Rebecca has two adult children, who make her very proud. She lives in Arizona with her husband and two cats.

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Books

A Wife of Valor: Your Strategic Importance in God's Battle Plan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare
While Satan tempts wives and husbands to fight head-to-head against each other, God wants us to learn to battle back-to-back against the real enemy, defending each other's greatest areas of vulnerability with our unique strengths.
Welcome, Earthborn Brother
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
When eleven-year-old Ayden Livingstone's mother suddenly goes missing, it's up to him to figure out what has happened to her. There's a dark secret she's been keeping from Ayden all his life about her own past and the identity of his father. After she disappears, Ayden begins to suspect a connection. Could it be that his mother is far more than she seems?
Sarah's Laughter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
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Sarah is the wife of the great prophet, Abraham. When her husband repeatedly abandons her in order to protect himself, Sarah struggles to believe that she has any worth in the eyes of God. Her doubts compel her to manipulate her circumstances, often with disastrous results. Can she overcome her cynical unbelief, and find the faith to believe she is truly precious in God’s sight?
Mary's Perfume
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Mary was an ardent follower of Jesus, sitting at his feet to drink in his captivating words. When her brother, Lazarus, falls deathly ill, she begs Jesus to come quickly, confident that he will heal him, but Jesus never shows up. What will it take for her to overcome her deep disillusionment with Jesus and consider him worthy of the most precious gift she has to offer?

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