Episode 9

Published on:

14th Sep 2020

A Barefaced Journey: An honest Interview with Amber Weigand-Buckley

A Barefaced Journey: Stepping out of the Shame of Mental Illness when in Ministry with Amber Weigand-Buckley,Specializing in Global Brand and Communications Management,

#barefacedcreative co-owner Amber Weigand-Buckley is a member of the

Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA) and has over 20 years of

award-winning media experience. The publications she has served have

received over 20 awards from the Evangelical Press Association. She was

named the 2015 AWSA Member of the Year and the 2018 Evangel University

Distinguished Communications Alumni of the Year. Currently, Amber serves

clients in many capacities including her role as Awsa protege mentor, Marketing, Communications, Brand Director for the Right to the Heart Ministry Network, which includes


Amber is the founding editor and Art Director of Leading Hearts magazine

(which has received an EPA award every year of its 7 years of publication. Amber is the host of a weekly FB Live video

podcast and mentors the Advanced Speakers and Writers Protege . She also serves Asia Pacific Media (a ministry based in

Manila, Philippines) as a fundraising consultant as well as editor and art director for their multi-media e-mag MISSION magazine. In partnership with AP Media, this summer she traveled to Asia Pacific Theological Seminary in Baguio, Philippines, to teach media missionaries from Myanmar, Indonesia, India, and the Philippines to how to launch a Christian publication at their home churches. others not only launch, but put their best foot forward in the ministry that God has called each one to serve.


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Your Host, Dawn Scott Damon

      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 has written 5 books and can be found on Dawnscottdamon.com and amazon.com/author/dawnscottdamon


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

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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.










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Arise Esther: This is Your Moment!
Modern stories of bold faith, courage, and the grit of resilient women!
Arise Esther Host, Dawn Scott Damon, shares open conversations with "modern day Esthers" who have overcome obstacles, made leaps of bold faith, and stepped-up to be used of God in an Esther moment of courageous leadership.

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HI! It's great to meet you. I'm Dawn Damon, a Podcaster, Best Selling Author, Speaker, and Mentor of BraveHearts and Bold Visionaries . I love to coach and empower women to Live their Brave Vision with courage and fire! I'm the founder of the FreedomGirl Sisterhood Conference and Podcast.

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