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Pursuing Prayer: An Interview with Penny Cooke
Episode 1312th October 2020 • Arise Esther: This is Your Moment! • Dawn Scott Damon
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Today, Dawn and Penny talk about the power of effective prayer!

Our Guest:

Penny is a Certified Biblical Life Coach, women’s ministry leader, Bible teacher and author. Her passion is for women to be in the Word and prayer and to be empowered by His Spirit for this battle we call life. Penny is a multi-award winning writer and a contributor to Worthy Inspired’s Let the Earth Rejoice Devotional and Lighthouse Bible Studies’ Heart Renovation Bible Study. Her book Pursuing Prayer – Being Effective in a Busy World released from New Hope Publishers in November 2019. She has written articles for and and has had two columns in Blessed Living Women’s E-Magazine. Penny also enjoys encouraging her blog readers about things of life and faith.

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Penny's background is as a sewing teacher and decorator. Now she desires to 'sow' into people's lives and see their heart decorated with Jesus. Her passion is to see women (and men) rise up (or kneel down) and pray more often and more fervently.

Your Host as Always:

           Dawn Scott Damon is a pastor, speaker, podcast host, Freedom Coach, and award-winning author. An ordained minister with the Wesleyan Church and Lead Pastor of the multi-cultural Tribes Church in Rockford, MI. Dawn and her husband Paul are committed to reaching people for Jesus while sharing the beauty of God’s Mosaic. 

Dawn is a favorite keynote conference speaker and an engaging communicator who inspires her audience to maximize their God-given purpose and potential in Christ. Dreams are ignited as Dawn uses sound biblical teaching, personal stories, and humor to awaken gifts and callings found in everyone.

Dawn, also known as “Your Freedom Coach” is the podcast host of the FreedomGirl Sisterhood podcast, and serves as an authority on sexual abuse and trauma, and a regularly featured contributor to Salem Radio’s Life!Line with Craig Roberts San Francisco drive time talk show, featured in the nation’s 4th largest radio market.

Dawn and Paul Damon, have a full family of 3 married children, 2 single sons, and 11 grandchildren.   

Dawn’s Latest Book

The Freedom Challenge: 60 days to Untie the Cords that Bind You

The Freedom Challenge is about ridding your mind and soul of toxic, negative, and destructive thoughts that keep you captive and create destructive behavior. By 60 days in daily immersion of truth—God’s Word, your mind will begin to find freedom from the harmful internal narration and instead begin to speak nourishing, inspiring, and motivating truths. You’ll find freedom and powerful life changes as you your mind is freed from thought-toxins.


Dawn has written 5 books and can be found on and

When A Woman You Love was Abused: A Husband's Guide to Helping HIs Wife Overcome Childhood Molestation

When the Woman Abused Was You: A Complete Guide to Thriving After Sexual Trauma

Telling: A Guide to Finding Healing by Telling Your Abuse Story

 The Freedom Challenge: 60 Days to Untie The Cords That Bind You


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