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What my wife read to everyone at Thanksgiving

By on November 24, 2017

As I sat at the dinner table this evening enjoying food and drink with some family and dear friends, we each shared stories about what we were thankful for at this time of year. Common themes were family, friends and health. Those are good things that certainly are part…

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Update on Kristin

By on October 20, 2017

We are so thankful that Kristin is doing better. In this vlog she fills us in on how she is feeling. We are praying that she continues to recover and will soon be back to full health.

I’m also playing around with a new vlogging mic for 2 reasons 1)…

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VLOG – Update on Kristin

By on June 15, 2017

Quick update on Kristin’s health from my commute home.


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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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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…

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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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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…

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.