Writer and Speaker

Charlaine Martin has a deep desire to help women find their value in God’s eyes. Her passion is to see women become healthier and fit as good stewards of their bodies. As she speaks to your audience, they will begin to find blessings in the daily adventures God has for each one.

Charlaine is an author, freelance writer, blogger, and owner of Be Totally Fit for Life! Christian Health, Fitness, and Wellness. Her experience as a former pastor’s wife and Christian Education Director plus her involvement as a health and fitness professional for 25 years fuels her writing and speaking. She is a graduate of Malone University with a Bachelor’s degree in Management and an emphasis in Christian Ministry and Exercise Science.

You are likely to find her riding her bike or flying with her Boaz, her Second Blessing. She also loves gardening, sewing, and spending time with her family. She and her husband live in the Thumb of Michigan.


Woohoo! I’m honored to announce that I am a contributing author in our new WordGirls devotional, Snapshots of Hope & Heart! This collective project with 22 WordGirls authors—including me—has gone through an approval-rejection process, along with several edits to bring about such a fine book to bring about this polished book. I’m proud to have four of my devotions included with several amazing seasoned authors! What a thrill it is to offer you this inspiring 12-week devotional with such topics as Family, Spiritual Growth, Worship and Prayer, Humor, and Women’s Issues. You can order your signed copy now on the form below. When you fill out the order form, I can send you an invoice from PayPal. You can pay on Paypal in any form available. Or you can scan the PayPal QR Code below with your total. The cost is $14.99 plus $3 shipping in (tax is included) in the continental U.S. If you need your books shipped outside of the continental USA, please, contact me at charlaine_martin.com for shipping costs.

Book Order Form

WordGirls Collective Books (soft cover) cost $14.99 each plus shipping (tax included). Buy 2 or more for $12 each. You will receive an email with an invoice from PayPal. Once payment is recieved, your book will be shipped via USPS. Thank you for your order! (shipping varies depending on destination zip code)
Please share who the book is for and a favorite Bible verse or something unique about this person. You can add more than one person when ordering more than one book. Thank you!
Check which book you want. If you order 2 or more, each book is $12.

Special Speaker

Charlaine is available to speak at your organization’s even within the continental U.S. and via online live video conferences. Contact her at charlaine_martin@yahoo.com for a speaker packet or to book. You can also book her through Christian Women Speakers.

Audiences say:
– I’ve been nourished in God’s Word

– Valuable lessons with practical application for the real world

– Compassionate

– Thought-provoking

– Speaks from her own experiences

– Warm and engaging

– Sincere and influential

With compassionate hope, the truth she shares from her own experiences connects with women who long for acceptance and deeper, satisfying relationships with God and others. Her engaging messages are well-rooted in God’s Word. The ladies in your audience will leave feeling transformed, empowered, and valued.

Hear Charlaine’s Testimony of God’s Work in Her Life

Listen to her interview with Emily Gehman, Storytelling Coach, on Solid State Radio in Lapeer, MI http://www.solidstateradio.net/podcast/your-stories-episode-23/ .

Sample speaker topics include:

  • Languishing on the Sand? Find Refreshment in Daily Life
  • Help! There’s a Snake in the Gym! Living a No Zen Healthy Lifestyle
  • To Bow or Not to Bow? Solving the Dilemma for Christians in an OM! World
  • Made in His Image Honoring God with Who You Are
  • Making Lemonade Out of Lemons Living Well with Chronic Illness
  • From Grief to Grace-filled Living  Learning to Live on without Your Sweetheart
  • I Now Pronounce You Squirrel and Mouse Loving Your Sweetheart with ADD/HD

To schedule a speaking event in your area, contact me at charlaine_martin@yahoo.com.


See what people have to say about Charlaine Martin as a writer, speaker, and presenter:

Charlaine as a Program Developer and Workshop Presenter-Teacher

“As the director of a faith-based social service agency providing housing and life skills training to foster youth and young adults, it was important for me to find a Self Defense instructor who not only was knowledgeable about the required skills sets but could do so from a Christian perspective, i.e. protect yourself while acknowledging your perpetrator is also a child of God.  Fortunately, Char and her late husband, Don, were recommended to me and we partnered with them for 5 years before they moved from our area. 

Not everyone can work with troubled, defensive teen girls and young adults. Char’s sincere nature and genuineness with our girls resonated successfully and the Self Defense Series was one of the most popular classes of our entire 46-week curriculum.  Char exhibited an easy-to-understand teaching style, possessed great patience (!) with our girls and made the whole learning experience fun AND informative.  Her biggest success in my eyes was the ability to incorporate all aspects of an individual: the emotional, physical, social and spiritual while teaching the girls the ability to access the environment they found themselves in, make smart decisions to ensure their safety, and above all else, protect themselves without doing undue harm to others. “

Jill Miller, Director, PAL Mission  Canton, Ohio

“Good morning Char, I just read your post about the Faith Fighters website. I want to let you know how much FF meant to my family. Jen was an active and aggressive little girl who needed to channel her energy in positive ways. Davey was a meek and timid little boy who needed his confidence boosted. You and Don came into our lives at the very moment we needed you. I will forever be grateful for the influence your teachings had on my family. God bless you!”

Mary Thomas, Philadephia, PA

I am currently available to speak in the continental United States. Press releases and bio sheet now available upon request. Use the QR Code below to go to the Christian Women’s Speakers Bureau profile.

Book Charlaine for your church or Christian women’s event at charlaine_martin@yahoo.com.

Link to profile in Christian Women’s Speakers Bureau.