Shane Sanchez

Youth Ministries Pastor, MISSION Community Church

Shane Sanchez is the Youth Ministries Pastor at MISSION Community Church in Gilbert, Arizona. He believes that the next generation will make our world a better place. He’s passionate about developing leaders, investing in volunteers, communicating biblical truths in helpful ways, and learning as much as possible in the process. Most importantly, he loves his wife, Heather, sons, Asher and Oliver, and still aspires to one day dunk a basketball.

Surviving “The Talk” in Middle School Ministry

Is there anything with more potential for awkwardness than talking about sex with a room full of middle schoolers? Probably not! Awkward as it may be, it’s one of the… Read More
Episode 35

RYM 035: Leading A Youth Ministry When A Church Is In Transition

Every church will experience seasons of transition in leadership, vision, or direction at one point or another. And these seasons of change can having a lasting impact on the students… Read More
Episode 33

RYM 033: Why You Should Kill Something That’s Working

We all have programs and events that our students and volunteers love and might be working well. But what happens when that program doesn’t exactly align with the vision of… Read More