Author, speaker, publisher, broadcaster, mom, grandma, great-grandma, cancer survivor, widow, poet, biographer, and lecturer on creative writing. Leona Choy has worn many hats in the course of her life.
Born in Iowa of Czech parents, she graduated from Wheaton College in Illinois where she and her future husband Ted were classmates. She served with her husband in mission, church, and educational work in Hong Kong, Singapore, China, and the U.S. They founded a church for Chinese Christians in Washington, D.C. And co-founded AMBASSADORS FOR CHRIST, INC., a campus ministry among Chinese university students and scholars throughout North America.
She has written, edited, or collaborated over 35 books, many foreign language editions, and published scores of articles. The biography of Andrew Murray is the product of her profound interest in and extensive research into the man and his ministry.
Leona and Ted have four adult sons, ten grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren who keep her busy when she is not at her computer or traveling.