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Hope is on the move

By on April 5, 2017

Silly things Christians say

I bumped into an old friend the other day who hadn’t heard about Kristin’s illness. I filled him in on some of the logistics and shared a bit about how this has been a difficult season for me. Endearingly he encouraged me that “God won’t give…


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Not what we wanted to hear (from the doctor)

By on February 8, 2017

When we woke today we were somewhat excited for a trip into NYC. After months of waiting we finally have our appointment with one of the top sarcoidosis doctors in the country. Other specialists in NJ seemed to be “perplexed” with how debilitating kristin’s fatigue and weakness has been,…


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Does God Still Speak Today? (and unexpected CT scan results)

By on January 12, 2017

For many of us, it doesn’t feel like God is speaking to us all that often. And frankly, there are times when the world we are in feels like hell, and God doesn’t say much of anything. Sometimes his silence is deafening; and if we were honest, remarkably disheartening….


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Family

Good News, Bad News & Merry Christmas

By on December 25, 2016

When Kristin was diagnosed with Sarcoidosis, we began scavenging the internet for reputable help. We were understandably trying to get a handle for what the rest of life would look like. We knew life had changed in some way, but we weren’t totally sure exactly how much change there…


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Kristin’s Diagnosis: Lymphoma, Lung Cancer or Sarcoidosis?

By on December 20, 2016

I started this blog back up a couple months ago  after years of silence because there were so many things that God was teaching me. We were in the middle of starting a church with a vision like none other I’ve seen before. I was excited to write about…

Life

The view from across the street

By on November 1, 2016

I had to chuckle today when I realized that my grass actually looks greener from across the street! That of course got me thinking about life. Here’s the story:

It’s October and that means that it is grass planting season in the northeast. The LeBlanc’s have been in our new…


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Church Life

God’s Timing: Church Planting 10 Years Later

By on August 31, 2016

Exactly 10 years ago this this month, I transitioned from my job as Youth Director at First Assembly of God in Shrewsbury, NJ to join the pastoral team at Calvary Lighthouse in Lakewood. I began serving there primarily because I could join their Ocean School of Ministry and work towards…

Life

Anthem of Hope; where we are today

By on August 26, 2016

In 2008 a small rag tag group of creatives got together and set out to bring encouragement to people impacted by chronic and terminal illness. We had seen firsthand what simple resources like CDs of Scripture can do for people who are hopeless in their struggle with cancer and…

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A new LeBlancLife Blog!

By on August 5, 2016

After a few years of hibernation, my inner blogger is itching to write again. The timing is quite good actually because God is doing some incredible things with my family, my friends and in my community and I feel like the stories must be told. LeBlanc Life has always been…

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We’re Pregnant! – The Sequel

By on May 19, 2013

 

 

Kristin is expecting again! This time Olivia share’s the joy of the announcement with Sophia. Sophia gets to wear the shirt and announce the coming of her little sister. Kristin and I thank God daily for the blessings he has brought into our lives.

DARREN LeBLANC
Monmouth County, NJ

Award winning blogger, pastor, and VP of a small engineering firm. Darren and his wife Kristin spend their free time raising 3 girls and helping fuel a movement of #KingdomCollaboration.