iShine is a Christian media group dedicated to ministering to kids and their families known as Generation Z. 

“Today’s youngest generation with a label, born after 2000, are connected yet isolated, savvy but anxious, indulged yet stressed. They have grown up with social media, a constant proliferation of information on a fully mobile internet, the rise of Islamic state and other forms of terrorism. As these teenager’s approach adulthood against a divided political backdrop, it’s a realistic question to ask how these changes will affect their future”

The single biggest difference between Generation Z and other generations is how connected they are and have been since birth. Connectivity permeates their lives – from friendships to relationships, news, entertainment, shopping – and has transformed how they interact. Generation Z students are also reported to have a much more fluid sense of sexual identity and gender. They are concerned about happiness and considered themselves ‘less satisfied’ with their lives than previous generations, particularly 15-year old’s, girls more than boys. Social workers report these same kids are now seeking treatment for low self-esteem, anxiety, depression and self-harm, in greater numbers than any other generation on record.

“When it comes to low self-esteem, a lot of young people are putting that down to [concerns about] education, their future and the online world. Particularly the online world, and how it’s following young people around – it’s with them 24/7. Every time they switch on their phones, they’re getting messages about parties they haven’t been invited to, or they’re seeing photos of their friends doing things, or their whole self-worth is based on how many likes they’re getting on Facebook or Instagram. It absolutely permeates their sense of self-worth.”

Our purpose

Equipping students and their families to illuminate their world with the Hope of the gospel and find their value, identity, and purpose (VIP) in Christ.


iShine seeks to be a stabilizing influence for this generation of students we now serve; pointing them to the truth of God as found in the Holy Scriptures and seeking to encourage them to continue in the Christian heritage of Faith and Family.

Psalm 78: 3,7 (NLT)

3 We will not hide these truths from our children; we will tell the next generation about the glorious deeds of the Lord, about his power and his mighty wonders.  7 So each generation should set its hope anew on God, not forgetting his glorious miracles and obeying his commands.