Our Team


Staff Members


Lindsay Holloway

Founder & Executive Director

Lindsay Holloway lived a life of addiction and incarceration for over 8 years. Since being set free from these life-controlling issues, she is driven to shine a light to lead people to Jesus’ transformative love. She has been sharing her testimony and serving in ministry for over 10 years in jails, prisons, schools, and churches. One of her passions is to remove barriers for those coming out of incarceration to have a real second chance. She serves as an advocacy speaker for criminal justice reform policies in multiple nonprofit organizations. She founded TILM in 2016. She lives in Baxter, TN with her husband, Derek, and daughter, Elizabeth.


April Furcean

Director of Development

Bio coming soon


Patsy Hedgecough

Evening House Manager

Bio coming soon

Derek Holloway

Spiritual Director

Bio coming soon


Michelle Seat

Daytime House Manager

Michelle's journey started in sunny southern California, but a few years ago God led her to Tennessee for a fresh start after struggling with drug addiction. Through God's Grace, Michelle overcame addiction and now has a passion to help others do the same. She is supported by her husband, Randall, and her two children, Ernesto and Maryann.

But my life means nothing to me. My only goal is to finish the race. I want to complete the work the Lord Jesus has given me. He wants me to tell others about the good news of God’s grace. -Acts 20:24

Board of Directors

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Rose Spagnola

Treasurer of the board

Rose is the owner of two businesses, Alvina Business Services, a full-service bookkeeping practice, and Emerald Rose Productions, aka: The Drone Lady, a commercial videography/photography business in Cookeville. She has served on numerous boards throughout the years as well as helped several non-profits and churches with their books. Rose and her husband were specialized foster parents for 11 years and helped raise over 55 children during that time. They have 4 grown children and 6 grandchildren. Both Rose and her husband are also actively involved in jail ministry through Life Church.

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Barbie Cook

Board Member

Barbie was raised in Cookeville, TN, after her family relocated from KY. Her experiences with social work, law enforcement, coaching community sports, working in the local school system, nonprofits, and church have enabled her to work in different settings. These experiences have enabled her to relate, and connect with people. But behind it all is her amazing family: her husband, Bryan and two children are God's biggest blessings in her life

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Amy Durfee

Board Member

Amy is a TN native and stay at home mom to 3 boys. She and her husband David of 22 years live on a farm in Sparta, TN where they raise all kinds of animals. Amy serves on the women’s ministry leadership team at Life Church and also leads a small group of women in recovery from addiction. She teaches several classes at This Is Living Ministries and her driving heart’s desire is to see the residents develop a deep understanding of who they are in Christ.

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Kayla Dillon

Board Member

Bio  coming soon

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