Fly Fishing Nor Cal

I specialize in fly fishing from a drift boat on the Lower Sacramento or wading the Upper Sacramento River

Northern California has some of the best fly fishing in the United States without the crowds that many of the rivers in Montana, Colorado, and Alaska attract. With year-round fisheries for trout, steelhead, striper, and more, it’s hard to imagine a better location for those who love fly fishing!

If you want to get out, you can book me through Confluence Outfitters

Worship at the Samaritan Well

Worship at the Samaritan Well

Because we believe that worship is an environment in which we experience God, worship is a priority in the Vineyard. From the very beginning of our history, which traces back to the late 1970’s, worship has been important in our movement. In this post, we look at worship through the lens of John 4…

The Language of Leadership

The Language of Leadership

A few years ago I attended a meeting being led by two people who served in a leadership role within our church. There were about ten of us sitting around a table and I thought our meeting was going to be focused on strategic planning and a chance for us...

It’s Cold Out Here

It’s Cold Out Here

In 2003, I released an underground hip hop album on Syntax Records. The music was mostly recorded during 2002 and featured a host of some of my favorite artists, including RedCloud, Pigeon John, the Moodswing9 of Anticon fame, and a few other friends. The style was...

“Quadrilateraling” in the Vineyard…

“Quadrilateraling” in the Vineyard…

Below is a copy of the paper I presented at the 2018 Society of Vineyard Scholars' annual meeting at Asbury Theological Seminary. In what follows, I attempt to explore the relationship of the Wesleyan Quadrilateral with our Vineyard DNA, building on Thomas Lyons’...