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Indy Hollway

Founder & Administrative Director

Indy is part of the core team, providing direction and ironing out the details. She lives in Scotland with her husband Benjamin and dog Nova. She loves talking about philosophy and big issues.

Artistic impression of article One Year On

Article / Mission, Community, Culture, Allyship

One Year On

Indy and Erin recap the first annual conference.

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 4 min read

Artistic impression of article Post-Pandemic Church

Article / Mission, Community

Post-Pandemic Church

Indy talks about the 2021 conference.

By Indy Hollway,
A 2 min read

Artistic impression of article Our New Book Club

Article / Mission

Our New Book Club

Indy discusses the new book club!

By Indy Hollway,
A 1 min read

Artistic impression of article Spotlight Series: Bakers For Change

Article / Spotlight

Spotlight Series: Bakers For Change

Indy and Erin shine the spotlight on Bakers For Change.

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 2 min read

Artistic impression of article Taking A Break

Article / Mission

Taking A Break

A little info about the upcoming break.

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 2 min read

Artistic impression of article Spotlight Series: International Justice Mission

Article / Spotlight

Spotlight Series: International Justice Mission

Indy and Erin shine the spotlight on International Justice Mission.

By Erin Iwata & Indy Hollway,
A 2 min read

Artistic impression of article Spotlight Series: This Is Gendered

Article / Gender, Spotlight

Spotlight Series: This Is Gendered

Indy and Erin shine the spotlight on This Is Gendered.

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 2 min read

Artistic impression of article Dear Me, PS

Video / Dear Me

Dear Me, PS

In the last post of the Dear Me series, Indy and Erin reflect on the letters that were shared and some of the things that they learned.

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 3 min watch

Artistic impression of article Life Happens

Article / Relationships

Life Happens

Life happens.

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 1 min read

Artistic impression of article Eyes Wide Open

Article / Allyship, Bible, Community, Mission

Eyes Wide Open

Indy: I don’t know about you but since we started this project my mind has expanded so much it’s almost overwhelming. I’ve become much more aware...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 3 min read

Artistic impression of article Ask The Children

Article / Age, Community, Family, Relationships

Ask The Children

Indy looks back on her childhood and argues that our children might be some of the most overlooked members of our congregations.

By Indy Hollway,
A 4 min read

Artistic impression of article Dear Me, Love Indy

Article / Dear Me

Dear Me, Love Indy

Indy writes a letter to her past self.

By Indy Hollway,
A 3 min read

Artistic impression of article Celebrating All Bodies

Article / Allyship, Culture, Gender

Celebrating All Bodies

Indy discusses her history with disordered eating, and how fatphobia has no place in the church.

By Indy Hollway,
A 4 min read

Artistic impression of article Welcome to the New Life

Article / Bible

Welcome to the New Life

Erin and Indy talk about what the resurrection means for us.

By Erin Iwata & Indy Hollway,
A 3 min read

Artistic impression of article Jesus Didn't Die, He Was Murdered

Article / Bible

Jesus Didn't Die, He Was Murdered

Erin and Indy discuss the dark truth of Good Friday.

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 3 min read

Artistic impression of article Growth Culture

Article / Mission, Culture, Allyship

Growth Culture

Indy and Erin explore an alternative to cancel culture: growth culture.

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 3 min read

Artistic impression of article We Have Work To Do

Article / Gender, Mental Health, Relationships

We Have Work To Do

Trigger Warning: This piece talks about sexual harassment and violence. Although there is no description of events, please read cautiously. ...

By Indy Hollway,
A 6 min read

Artistic impression of article Let's Talk About... Culture

Interview / Culture, Race, Let's talk about

Let's Talk About... Culture

This article is written based on answers to an upcoming podcast. Whilst we attempt to uphold the author's opinions, bear in mind that their answers...

By Elisabeth Hoole & Indy Hollway,
A 2 min read

Artistic impression of article Let's Talk About... Black Lives Matter

Interview / Race, Let's talk about

Let's Talk About... Black Lives Matter

This article is written based on answers to an upcoming podcast. Whilst we attempt to uphold the author's opinions, bear in mind that their answers...

By AKIYE, Elisabeth Hoole & Indy Hollway,
A 4 min read

Artistic impression of article Let's Talk About... LGBTQ+

Interview / LGBTQ+, Gender, Let's talk about

Let's Talk About... LGBTQ+

This article is written based on answers to an upcoming podcast. Whilst we attempt to uphold the author's opinions, bear in mind that their answers...

By Mark Ehrenstein & Indy Hollway,
A 5 min read

Artistic impression of article Let's Talk About... Let's Talk About!

Interview / Mission, Let's talk about

Let's Talk About... Let's Talk About!

Indy: I am so excited about our new series Erin: I know you are. And I am too. Indy: I feel like, ever since we came up with this idea,...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 2 min read

Artistic impression of article Your Worst Is Enough

Article / Mental Health

Your Worst Is Enough

Frozen 2 is one of my all time favourite movies. Both Frozen movies are fun, easy to watch, and the songs are grade A. But Frozen 2 has this grown up...

By Indy Hollway,
A 3 min read

Artistic impression of article New Years Resolutions

Article / Mission, Community

New Years Resolutions

Our last weekly meeting of 2020 looked much the same as all our other weekly meetings. Wherever possible, and wise, we had been doing these weekly...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 4 min read

Artistic impression of article Happy New Year!

Article / Mission

Happy New Year!

Indy: We did it! We made it to 2021! Happy New Year! Erin: 2020 was formative...and terrible. Indy: Yes, but it wasn’t all bad… at...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 2 min read

Artistic impression of article Advent 2020: Brighter Future

Article / Advent 2020

Advent 2020: Brighter Future

Erin: Christmas to me is about heritage. It was about my grandmother’s hands making dough with me, foods passed down from generations and reserved...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 4 min read

Artistic impression of article Bright Spots: Vision 2021

Article / Mission, Bright Spots

Bright Spots: Vision 2021

Indy: So we’ve nearly made it to Christmas. Erin: We have indeed! Indy: What a weird Christmas it’s going to be! All locked down and no...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 2 min read

Artistic impression of article Environmental Resources

Article / Environment

Environmental Resources

On Monday, Benjamin shared a little about his passion for the environment and our responsibility as Christians to be good stewards. Having known...

By Indy Hollway,
A 3 min read

Artistic impression of article Bright Spots: Majority World Church

Article / Bright Spots, Race

Bright Spots: Majority World Church

It’s worthwhile to note that the majority of Christians are not white. As of 2018, Africa was the continent with the most Christians, with South...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 2 min read

Artistic impression of article Bright Spots: Modesty

Article / Bright Spots, Gender, Culture

Bright Spots: Modesty

This week we shared two pieces about the culture of shame around women’s bodies, especially purity culture within the church. Each piece mentions the...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 3 min read

Artistic impression of article What Is Our Church Too?

Video / Mission

What Is Our Church Too?

This video is all about who we are, what our mission is, what our values are, and what you can expect from our platform. We hope this not only...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 1 min read

Artistic impression of article Bright Spots: Sermons

Article / Bright Spots, Race, Bible

Bright Spots: Sermons

This week we heard great wisdom from Cynthia Akinsanya and Jan Pierce. While Jan was reflecting back on her life, Cynthia was reaching forward towards...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 2 min read

Artistic impression of article The Heartbeat of Heaven

Article / Race, Family

The Heartbeat of Heaven

I can’t believe this time has come. One minute I’m peeing on a pregnancy test and it seems the next I’m looking at universities and making helpful...

By Cynthia Akinsanya,
A 5 min read

Artistic impression of article Tentative

Poetry / Mental Health

Tentative

You see, I was stressed About life I guess Deadlines and Fine lines and Rewinds. And God said “I'm going to give you some more time, How...

By Indy Hollway,
A 1 min read

Artistic impression of article Bright Spots: Dignity

Article / Bright Spots, Bible

Bright Spots: Dignity

This week has been all about welcoming people into our lives and treating them with the respect and dignity that they deserve. All of us on the team...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 3 min read

Artistic impression of article Bright Spots: Anti-Ableism

Article / Bright Spots, Disability, LGBTQ+, Allyship

Bright Spots: Anti-Ableism

This week we heard stories and poetry from Debbie and Candice. Both are people with disabilities. Candice is also identifies transgender. Each week,...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 2 min read

Artistic impression of article Bright Spots: Feminism

Article / Bright Spots, Gender, Allyship

Bright Spots: Feminism

This week has been all about feminism. Both Erin and Indy have posted personal stories about different facets of feminism and christianity, which we...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 4 min read

Artistic impression of article Jesus Is A Feminist

Article / Gender, Bible, LGBTQ+

Jesus Is A Feminist

I’m very proud to call myself a feminist. I’m not afraid of the possibly negative connotations caused by the word ‘feminist’; just as I’m not afraid...

By Indy Hollway,
A 5 min read

Artistic impression of article Bright Spots: Advocacy

Article / Bright Spots, Disability, Race, Allyship, Community

Bright Spots: Advocacy

Our Church Too is all about sharing stories and advocating for each other. However, advocating can be really difficult, and it’s important to be in...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 5 min read

Artistic impression of article Bright Spots: LGBTQ+

Article / Bright Spots, LGBTQ+

Bright Spots: LGBTQ+

This week’s Bright Spots are books, movies, and websites that discuss the intersection of Christianity and the LGTBQ+ community. We hope that these...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 5 min read

Artistic impression of article There Is No Catch

Article / Mission, Mental Health, Family

There Is No Catch

The promise of Christ is that all who labour and are heavy laden can receive rest. All who seek and search after God with their hearts will find Him....

By Indy Hollway,
A 3 min read

Artistic impression of article Our Bright Spots

Article / Bright Spots

Our Bright Spots

When we started this project, we wanted to highlight the positives as well as illuminate the problems. While we don't have clear answers, there are...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 3 min read

Artistic impression of article Why Are We Doing This?

Interview / Mission

Why Are We Doing This?

Erin: Why am I doing this? Who am I to think that I could budge the massive stone walls of the church? Who am I to think I know anything at all?...

By Indy Hollway & Erin Iwata,
A 4 min read