Leona Choy, co-founder of AFC
Leona, and her husband Ted Choy were co-founders of Ambassadors For Christ, which she served for 25 years. She and her husband traveled to the People’s Republic of China frequently to encourage and assist the underground Christian churches and also to find positions for English teachers in China’s schools. Leona made 14 trips, mostly in the 1980s, as a guide/escort for groups of Americans traveling to China.
Leona was devoted full-time to her writing and publishing ministry after she was widowed more than three decades ago. In addition to being a sought-after speaker, she served as Executive Director of Golden Morning Publishing. Leona was also a writer, editor, and collaborator of over 55 books and many foreign language editions.
For 30 years Leona was president of the Board of WTRM-FM (Southern Light Gospel Music Network) in Winchester, VA
Leona Choy changed her permanent address to Heaven on Thursday, March 2nd, 2023 at the age of 97. She was born to first generation Czech’s, Marie and Frank Spryncl, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her husband Ted, to whom she was married for 46 years.