Shane has been involved in youth ministry since 1992 in church, para-church, and Christian school settings, and currently works with juvenile offenders in the Des Moines Metro area with Serve Our Youth Network. Shane is also the founder & editor-in-chief of Caffeinated Thoughts. He has also been an interim pastor for a local Evangelical Free Church and provides pulpit supply for area churches. Shane also serves as the Communications Director for American Principles Project with their Preserve Innocence Initiative. Shane has recently been recognized by Campaigns & Elections Magazine as one of the top political influencers in Iowa.