Date: July 5, 2020

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For episode 22 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will discuss the baptist preacher John Weatherford.

John Weatherford was a preacher in Chesterfield County, VA who was imprisoned for preaching without state permission.  He became friends with Patrick Henry who anonymously paid his fines while he was in prison.

43 preachers were imprisoned in the Virginia would later become a haven for freedom of religion.