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I enjoy ,teaching,  surfing,gigging, songwriting, playing with my children and most recently running!

I swam the Alcatraz open water invitational in 2005 and plan to do it again next year!!

I also enjoy reading and quality time with my wife and family.


To show my interests,family, skills and job/ministry journey


I have have been married to Erin for 18 years and have 4 amazing children!

Erin, Olivia-13, Kate-10, Jack-9, Noah 5yrs


Dr. Dan Wilson

Dan came on staff at Fremont a couple years back. He is a man of integrity and wisdom. Dan has taught me a great deal by his life example. I respect his gentle and consistent display of strength and wisdom coupled with a strong ability to communicate clear and compelling biblical truth

Pastor Ron Thomson

I am blessed to serve alongside Ron @ TCC. He is the lead pastor @ TCC. I consider him a mentor and friend

Rev. Jeff Hoffmeyer

I have worked with jeff for 6 years in ministry. He is someone I respect and trust to be honest and truthfull

Frank Miraglia

Frank can give a good perspective of someone I have led and worked with for 5+ years. He's a great man and a gifted drummer!

(Pastor) Marc Prescott

Marc is my accountability partner and we have worked together to bring college groups together for FUSION a monthly combined worship service. He has had an impact on my life in many ways.

Work experience


Associate Worship Arts Pastor/Band Director/Consultant

Twin Cities Church

Serve on Weekly Planning team with Lead Pastor and team

Worship  service set and Scheduling (Via planning Center platform)

Assist and Direct Weekly rehearsals including tech and multitrack cloop(click track) work

Oversight and leadership of band sound, content and excellence based on shared parameters set by CPT team and church goals/DNA

Attend yearly Conferences for personal growth

Leading and facilitating young families community (I did this voluntarily/unpaid)

Sunday rehearsals, Lead worship and Band @ Three Morning services  in a large church environment.

Help with oversight and direction for Modern Music and Worship flow Ethos

Work With student/college band as producer and mentor

Lead Worship at retreats, special events and other seasonal needs 

Personal guidance and life coaching/relational discipleship of musicians

Vision casting and shared ethos development for long term planning

Weekly meeting and planning with  co leaders for coordination and connection


Minister of Modern Worship/College Ministry

Fremont Presbyterian Church

Weekly Leadership and oversight of Modern Worship service/components incuding timeflow and service order/flow

Developed pairs of each instrument and rotating teams with same level of consistant excellence/(Multi-week model)

Assisted in relocation of modern service (2004) to new multimillion dollars state of the art venue

Transitioned and led the congregation into a more "modern" sound out of "eighties contemporary"

Played relevant music at community events-(U2, coldplay etc) ie. River Park fourth Parade, SN&R Concert @ the Mondavi Center, Ettores etc

Trained and mentored younger leaders in the art of Worship leadership and it's challenges

Private instruction and intentional musical mentoring

Developed "FUSION" a College 20's community

Networked with other YA leaders in sac to create FUSION (Monthly shared worship service)

Fusion currently had a core group of 50+ with 100 regular attenders

Developed a student leader team including small group, worship leaders and other key componants in an effort to see a more student led, inclusive, approach.

Marriage counseling

Performed weddings

At risk/crisis marriage and life counseling/coaching with college students and adults

Worked in harmony with those who are diversely different than myself

Developed a well rounded ministry that engages and ministers to the heart, soul mind and physical body(excercise) meeting students were they are

Monthly acoustic gig at Ettores (local resturant) Playing favorite covers/genres to connect with unchurched people

Attended yearly conferences for personal growth as well as Bayside "thrive" annually w/staff

Composed original songs for Corporate worship

Assisted in Pastoral roles as needed

Helped develop missional ethos and vision

Weekly Preaching for Young Adults


Guitar, Drums, Bass, Piano,Recording

Musical Points of Interest

Ive been fortunate to play with and know some of these fine people!:

1)Played with and served as worship leader/songwriter for the band Pillar during college

*Toured with band leading worship and camps well across denominational lines

*recorded and released the album "grow" in the Summer of 1998

*Represented and recruited for New Hope College (than named EBC) including mentoring and releasing 

 emerging leaders.

*Played at Large festivals and events/Venues (ie.Tomfest, Joshua Fest)

2)Sherri Youngward-CCM magazine cover recording artist 2004 (BEC Label)

*Brian played primarily lead guitar and or piano and drums for sherri for local shows as well as an Alaska tour.

*Erin dougherty sang backup vocals w/Sherri

2)Vintage Faith Church/Josh Fox/Dan Kimball

(Author-Emerging Worship/They like Jesus but not the church-etc)

*Played lead guitar with Josh Fox and band at Graceland now Vintage Faith church as well as short jaunts to other venues including Flood San Diego

2003-recorded and produced self titled album w John Uhland and Lee Parvin(Neil Young)

"Someone I used to know"

Played locally and most notably @ the Mondavi Center for performing arts

2012-Recording original worship project "Confess" 

2012- played acoustic solo gig and band locally @ Ettores doing original music and covers of favorites from mulitple eras and genres. A great connection tool to know those outside of the christian culture/matrix

2012-Played at the annual "Taste of East Sacramento event" (Covers of U2, Coldplay, Van Morrison, Beatles )

2013-I currently play gigs in the community @ local Venues(Smith Winery, Kanes, Friar tucks,Nevada City Winery, etc) in Nevada County and Sacramento)


VP/Manager/Optical Tech

PANCRO MIRRORS INC/Cinemetography/3D equipment

In conjuntion with Full time ministry job @ Fremont Pres

Serve as VP on board of trustees

assist in the manufactering of Pancro Line of products and solutions for cinematography


Oversight of Marketing, website design and corporate identity modeling

Updated Graphic design elements and purchased engraver for ND and product stamping

Helped Increase sales by networking with cinemetographers and Directors of photography @ the annual Cine-gear expo at Paramount and Studios (backlot)

Currently developing a new optical flat "Pancro Clear" to be released in 2011

Pancro won an Emmy award in 2009 for technical excellence and is currently the main ND filter provider for "the hobbit"(Peter Jackson-"Lord of the Rings" (currently in production in NZ)

Assist in leadership and managerial functions

Attend trade shows (NAB, Cinegear LA)


Worship Pastor/Creative Arts

The Creek Covenant Church

Developed and facilitated key members for effective leadership in musical worship for seekers.

Worked alongside pastor within a structure of intentional accountabilty and mentoring

Developed and mentored young musicians and artists in the area of musicianship and modern rock/worship genre

as well as essential worship leading skills(discernment, humility, simplicity)

Key preaching as needed

Developed and emergent gathering/worship service for college 20's-"The experience"

Developed excellence in creative arts and multimedia

Music Ministry was a healthy and key component/cataylst for numerical and spiritual growth and attractiveness

Learned relational ministry approach from mentor (Kurt Holm)

Learned an effective strategy to avoid burnout and ministry fatigue

Grew as a pastor and a follower of Christ


Music Teacher

Contra Costa Christian Scool

Developed and facilitated a new K-6 music program and curriculum including music theory, appreciation, private lessons and yearly concerts for 300+ students. This was in conjuntion with a pastoral position during my time @ The Creek Covenant Church.

Aug 19982000


Creekside Open Bible

Oversight of College Ministry

Oversight of Band and Worship Leaders

Interim Youth Pastor(Upon resignation of YP)


Preaching as needed

The Dougherty's







I enjoy counseling and providing spiritual coaching to people in need. I have had the opportunity to help people in their marriages and other times of crisis. I consider it an honor that I have been given, even if the issues are not "pretty" and often found in a desperate place. I love to see how God can redeem a situation or broken relationship. He uses us to help fix things and people that are desperate, in need of restoration and direction. Being a key role in this process is to me, what ministry is really about!

Pastoral Gifts

I have learned some valuable skills through my time in ministry including counseling, preaching, teaching, church discipline, confiict resolution and ministry partnering/servant leadership along with my love for worship leading/music

Worship Leading
I am skilled in all aspects of worship leadership and love working with musicians-seeing them grow in their abilities, often surpassing their own expectations!
Guitar, bass, drums, piano

They had a rockstar rating-I couldn't resist I've been playing guitar since 15 years old! I love it I can produce a guitar tone that sounds similar to U2 or other modern rock bands that use delays and overdrive I also play drums, acoustic guitar, bass, piano and harmonica-(every guitar player has to play one!!)


Standard Teacher Diploma

Evangelical Training Association