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Contact Phil:
Mobile: 865-310-5305
Office Phone: 865-693-9097

Phil Young

Director of Missions

Phil began serving as Director of Missions in July of 2014.  Prior to that, he served as Church Missions and Ministry Specialist for the Tennessee Baptist Convention. He served as a pastor for twenty years, serving churches in Texas, North Carolina and Knoxville, Tennessee. 
Phil received both the Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
in Ft. Worth, Texas.


Contact Millie:

Millie Badgett

Facilities and Finance Assistant

Millie has seen many changes in the Association in 30+ years of ministry service here.  She began working in 1988 as a part-time receptionist and quickly became secretary to the DOM.  Over the years she has learned every position here, and is a living history record of KCAB and Knoxville churches. Her love for Christ and others is evident in her servant-minded work ethic.  There is no task too small or too much trouble for her to take on.  She is the engine of our office and ready to assist to accomplish our ministry work.


Contact Tom:
Phone: 865-577-6244

Tom Hodges

Director of Montgomery Village Baptist Center

Tom Hodges has been serving at Montgomery Village since 2005. He served on staff as children, youth, education and senior adult minister for churches in western Kentucky and Maryville prior to coming home to Knoxville. The variety of these ministries prepared Tom to develop relationships and an understanding of all age groups that he has the privilege to serve at the Center. His keen desire in ministry is to cause the residents of his community not only to profess faith in Christ, but to see them enjoy and prosper in a relationship with Jesus. 

As a staff, we desire to care for the people of Knox County with the love of Christ. Please feel free to contact us at anytime!

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Contact Hannah:
Monday through Thursday

Hannah Griswold

Communications and Ministry Assistant

Hannah began serving as the new communications and ministry assistant in 2020. She performs all the publishing and communications duties and many any other tasks for our churches and ministries to meet their needs.  Hannah is a UT graduate, and was very involved with the Baptist Collegiate Ministry on campus. She is married to Bo, who is the current children and family coordinator at Calvary Baptist Church. They love to spend their free time playing with their dog, Russell.


Contact Shannon:
1230 West Scott Ave., Knoxville, TN 37921

Shannon Washam

Director of Western Heights Baptist Center

Shannon joined the KCAB team in 2004 with a growing desire to make disciples and minister to the disadvantaged.  What a surprise to find the inner city to be a ripe mission field of adults and children waiting to experience the love of Christ.  With a team of committed volunteers, Shannon serves the people in that area with a great passion.  Shannon and his wife Jean Ann, have three energetic teenagers that sustain them in a busy lifestyle of running to games and events.

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Contact Alan:
2317 Happy Hollow Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862

Carter Brown

Director of Camp Ba-Yo-Ca

Carter Brown has officially joined our KCAB staff as our new Camp Ba Yo Ca Director. We are so excited to have Carter as a part of our team! Pray for Carter and his family as they lead this important ministry through Camp.


Contact Bonita:

Bonita Wilson

Director of Community Engagement

Bonita began serving as the Nations and Neighbors Catalyst in January, 2017, and accepted additional leadership with Project Knox and CityReach in May of 2018.
She served 23 years with the International Mission Board in Zambia, the IMB Home Office and more recently in Southeast Asia. 

Bonita has a BS in Marketing from Austin Peay State University and a Masters in Religious Education from Southwestern Seminary.

Her passion is to see the local church engage lostness in their home community and among the unreached peoples of the world found here in Knox County and in their home countries.