Baptist & Reflector
FRANKLIN — Shannon and Jean-Ann Washam have walked with people facing crises many, many times throughout their lives while serving in compassion ministries.
Shannon is director of Western Heights Baptist Center in Knoxville while Jean-Ann is director of Appalachian Outreach in Jefferson City. They shared their story on video during the Virtual Summit on Nov. 10. See this video and others at TBCSummit.org.
But nothing could have prepared them for their own personal tragedy. In July of 2019, their son, Seth Washam, who would have been a freshman that fall at Carson-Newman University and his sister, Emma, then a rising junior at Carson-Newman, were in a tragic accident while on a mission trip in Guatemala. [Read more…]