Sophia Lee

Sophia is a features reporter for WORLD Magazine. She graduated from the University of Southern California with degrees in print journalism and East Asian language and culture. She lives in Los Angeles with her cat, Shalom. Follow Sophia on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.

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Mission drift at Azusa Pacific?

| Former board members at the Los Angeles–area Christian university worry the school is straying from conservative theology
by Sophia Lee
Posted 12/14/18, 11:39 am

In the latest sign of trouble brewing within Azusa Pacific University (APU), two members of the Board of Trustees have recently resigned, citing “obvious violations of evangelical orthodoxy.” 

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Thanksgiving as a pastor’s kid

Faith & Inspiration | Counting my blessings in my not-so-normal family life
by Sophia Lee
Posted 12/04/18, 01:34 pm

I was the most ungrateful person on Thanksgiving this year. Every year, I fly from Los Angeles to northern Virginia to visit my parents for Thanksgiving. And this time, I flew there with an attitude. 

I could blame how I barely slept on a red-eye flight next to a child who kept stretching her legs out on top of me. I could blame how I was cold and hungry throughout the 5½-hour flight. But the fact is, that attitude comes from a fundamental truth that I can never change: I am a pastor’s kid. 

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Isabella Chow

Convictions and consequences

Religious Liberty | The backstory of Isabella Chow’s stand for Biblical sexuality before the UC Berkeley student senate
by Sophia Lee
Posted 11/20/18, 03:37 pm

When Isabella Chow, a student senator at the University of California, Berkeley, decided to abstain from a pro-LGBT vote and instead explain her Christian views, she knew she’d have to weather a storm. She just didn’t expect that storm to involve a torrent of F-bombs and demands for her resignation.

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