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An Ancient Christian Practice; Scripture Memorization

By on July 23, 2018

A practice that has been important for Christians through the centuries, but seems to get less attention today, is the practice of Scripture memorization.  Turn back time a bit and we see that in the early centuries of the church, some overseers were required to memorize all 150 Psalms….


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Family Life

What she read to everyone at Thanksgiving was so perfect!

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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VLOG – Update on Kristin

By on June 15, 2017

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


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Family Life

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…


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…


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…


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.

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Olivia’s Going to be a Big Sister!

By on December 27, 2011

Olivia is going to be a big sister, July 2012. She had a blast telling the family on Christmas. Kristin and I are so blessed!

2016 Update:The funny thing about the internet is you never know what will catch on and go viral. This video we posted in 2011 did…

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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.