Hosanna Wong on Being Seen and Being Real, Personal Discipline, and Developing Female Leaders

In this episode, Hosanna dives into her trajectory as a spoken word artist.  She helps us learn how to stay authentic and to be truly seen by those we influence.  Hosanna talks about handling success, influence, and the personal battles that arise in our hearts, including the challenge of killing one’s own ego. Finally, she offers these 4 keys to developing female leaders in our ministries: invitation, inclusion, provision, and permission.  


Who is Hosanna Wong?

Hosanna Wong is an author, a Bible teacher, and a spoken word artist, sharing captivating stories of a powerful God with churches, conferences, prisons, and events around the country year-round. She is passionate about empowering this generation to know who they are and to boldly live out their purpose. Her sermons and spoken word pieces are rooted in her upbringing on the streets of San Francisco, her first-hand experiences with loss, hope, and redemption, and her innermost desires to see lives healed and restored by the power of Jesus.

Hosanna is the teaching pastor at EastLake Church in San Diego and the executive director of Calvary Street Ministries, an outreach bringing hope to the homeless and low-income families in San Francisco. Under the name Hosanna Poetry, she has released two spoken word albums—Maps, Boots, & Other Ways We Get There and Figless. She has also authored 2 books—I Have a New Name and Superadded.

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