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Men of radio 2024

Men of radio 2024

Coming back from McCall, Idaho for a second year of attending the Men of Radio conference. I love this even because at the heart of it is a bunch of like-minded men who are gathering to focus on supporting each other through hard seasons in life....

more than machines

more than machines

I recently stumbled upon the new album by Bush (yes, that Bush from long ago). Apparently they are still making music and came out with a pretty spectacular new album, The Art of Survival. When I got to the track, "More Than Machines" I couldn't...

Carmel-get-away

Carmel-get-away

Just returned from a brief trip with my family to Carmel. It was supposed to be cloudy, but ended up being sunny and warm. Got to take some pics of the kids at sunset one night. Parenting is hard, but so worth it. 

Rwanda road trip 2023 highlight video

Rwanda road trip 2023 highlight video

I had the opportunity to travel to Rwanda with my Ugandan friend Emmy. While in Rwanda, we met up with Danny, Emmy's longtime friend who grew up with him in Uganda. These are just a few of the highlights from our journey to Rwanda and back....

Rwanda road trip (summer 2023)

Rwanda road trip (summer 2023)

After we got the Summer mission team (including my wife) to the airport and made sure they were all checked in, my friend Emmy and I hit the road. We had a long journey if we were going to make our stops on the way to Rwanda. Of course no road trip...

Uganda Team Mission Summer 2023 Highlight Video

Uganda Team Mission Summer 2023 Highlight Video

This Summer we took Bridgeway Christian Church back to Uganda. Our team had the opportunity to participate in a graduate ceremony for our students and a surprise birthday party for my wife on her 40th birthday! https://youtu.be/Y6Wgvwz_Wl8

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

I took this image up in Mendocino last year. Our family stayed at a house near the water. I took my drone out about as far as I was comfortable flying, and found the big rock floating all by itself. There were dark clouds rolling in from the ocean,...

Uganda Team Mission Spring 2023 Highlight Video

Uganda Team Mission Spring 2023 Highlight Video

This Spring we took Center of Praise Church back to Uganda for their first solo mission as a church. I traveled with them to make sure they all had a great trip. This video serves as a highlight video from our mission....

Uganda team mission (May 2023)

Uganda team mission (May 2023)

This was my second trip to Uganda this year, but this time I am returning with a team from Center of Praise Church in Sacramento, California. It's their first mission going as a church by themselves and we had a team of 14 people. I was there to...

uganda + turkey 2023 highlight video

uganda + turkey 2023 highlight video

I recently returned from a trip to Uganda. I was able to spend some time working with our team at our schools in Toggo. The second half of the trip I flew to Turkey to visit a friend of mine and his family. This video serves as a little highlight...

solo mission 2023 – part 2 (Türkiye)

solo mission 2023 – part 2 (Türkiye)

After I left Uganda I traveled to Istanbul, Turkey to visit a good friend of mine who has been living there for over 8 years. He lives in Western Turkey, so had to take a 3-4 hour hour bus ride to Istanbul. We met up at our hotel the first night....

solo mission 2023 – part 1 (uganda)

solo mission 2023 – part 1 (uganda)

I had the opportunity recently to travel to Uganda. If you know me, you know I try to go once or twice a year to work directly with our staff and administrators at our school. I love traveling with missions teams over to Uganda, but find I am more...

The Little Things

The Little Things

I recently traveled to Tehachapi, California. While driving through the countryside I saw a beautiful mountain covered in yellow. It was a dark and stormy day, and rainclouds were starting to move in. I saw a dirt road I could turn off, and knew if...

created my first youtube short

created my first youtube short

It's been on my heart for quite some time to start creating YouTube content. But there's just one problem. I hate social media. Lol. Okay, I don't hate it but I don't take the time to post. I feel like I'm too busy, and more than that I'm too picky...

men of radio 2022

men of radio 2022

I just returned from McCall, Idaho after having a chance to attend the Men of Radio Retreat. It was a wonderful couple of sunny days enjoying the freshly fallen snow. We got a chance to go snowmobiling, see some wild elk, and take a dip in a nearby...