John has been a practicing witch for over twenty years. He has practiced within both an eclectic and a traditional format. He is a Thelemite, and an initiate of the Caliphate OTO. He is a 32nd degree initiate of Freemasonry, as well as being a Past Master. John is the Ipsissimus, and one of the founders of Temple Of The Serpent Flame (a Thelemic organization currently located in New York).