TOTAL CHRISTIAN LIFE MINISTRY

How Fresh is Your Faith?

by Cynthia Jennings on January 26, 2022
I’m not a coffee drinker (but I do love the smell of coffee). The following rings true for so many people. Every morning the coffee maker is programmed to turn itself on so it’s ready to go when...
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Courage to Rest

by Cynthia Jennings on December 15, 2021
He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul.He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake (Psalm 23:2-3 ESV). I leaned in close, the...
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Who Decides What Is Hard?

by Cynthia Jennings on December 8, 2021
Does the negativity on the news and social media make you focus in on what’s hard in your life? Do you blame God for the hard things in your life, asking why is this happening to me? Do you look...
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Is Peace Really Possible?

by Cynthia Jennings on November 16, 2021
I don’t know why this came to mind, did I read it somewhere or maybe I heard someone talk about it. Nevertheless, it was a story of a young reporter who approached an older gentleman on his 100th...
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When You Aren’t Sure if You Can See Good Again

by Cynthia Jennings on October 27, 2021
Several years ago, I listened to a tearful woman talk to me about some of her hurtful church experiences. Twenty years ago, our stories were so similar I could’ve been her. I know what it’s like...
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Breaking The Cycle of a Critical Spirit

by Cynthia Jennings on September 22, 2021
Have you ever been in an environment where you hear someone blurt out a constant stream of unwanted and unsolicited critiques? I wondered if it made the person on the receiving end feel small. I...
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Biblically Optimistic

by Cynthia Jennings on September 1, 2021
What we see or experience growing up can paint a view of the world good or bad. For me as a child I saw good and bad, but the bad tainted me for many years and I had a very pessimistic outlook on...
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Helping Others Without Hurting Yourself

by Cynthia Jennings on July 29, 2021
This scenario is one most of us have seen. A couple walking together, the woman reaches down to take off her shoe and held on to the man for stability. It only took a few seconds for her to pull...
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The Importance of a Balanced Life

by Cynthia Jennings on June 16, 2021
Balance. We all want balance in our life. We shift this around; we navigate around something else to obtain the perfect balance to our life. A balance life is a powerful life. But what does a...
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Overcoming the Signature Struggle

by Cynthia Jennings on June 8, 2021
As I sit in my chair, my eyes filled with tears. I audibly tell God “I messed up!” I explain to God I have failed in an area that has been an off-and-on battle my entire life. The feeling or...
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When You Are About to Hit Empty

by Cynthia Jennings on May 19, 2021
And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat.(Mark 6:31). If I had a warning sign on...
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When You Need a Little G-R-A-C-E

by Cynthia Jennings on May 4, 2021
Temptations, we all have them. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptations to be more than you can bear. When tempted He will show you a way out so that you can endure (1 Corinthians...
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Jumping Outta Yourself

by Cynthia Jennings on April 21, 2021
“Betcha can’t eat just one.” The Frito-Lay company introduced this best-known slogan in the 1960s. This catchy advertising campaign slogan presents a challenge or maybe even a dare, saying their...
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If God Said it, He’ll Do It

by Cynthia Jennings on March 17, 2021
“Hey mommy, thanks for taking me to McDonalds today!” Your child standing there with the biggest smile on their face anticipating the joyful ride that will render them the meal of the day. As you...
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The Gift of Pain

by Cynthia Jennings on February 10, 2021
Pain!!! We all at some point will experience physical pain of some kind. Oftentimes we put off pain until the pain is unbearable with the results not being pleasant. Although we don’t like or...
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