Leona Choy was born in Iowa of Czech parents. She graduated from Wheaton College in Illinois and served with her late husband Ted in mission, church, and educational work in Hong Kong, Singapore, China, and the United States. She was a co-founder of Ambassadors For Christ, Inc., a campus ministry among Chinese university students and professionals in North America, and served for 25 years with them in administrative and editorial work.
Leona made 14 trips to the People’s Republic of China to escort American tour groups, to minister to Christians in China with her husband, and as a liaison English teaching consultant.
Co-founder and president of WTRM-FM (Southern Light Gospel Music Network) in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Leona produced a daily radio program for five years.
She serves as editorial director of Golden Morning Publishing which she established with her son, Rick. Leona is the writer, editor, and collaborator of over 36 books and many foreign language editions. Her books are listed and reviewed and can be ordered through her web site www.goldenmorning.com. Some are accessible as e-books. She blogs at leonachoy.blogspot.com. Leona lives in Winchester, Virginia and when she is not at her computer, four adult sons, ten grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren keep her busy.