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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Online outrage addiction

Society | Are we Americans losing our ability to be civil?
by Sophia Lee
Posted 7/03/18, 05:18 pm

We seem to live in two worlds.

In the first world, we brush our teeth, make oatmeal, and smile at the person serving us coffee. In this world, we feed our cat (or dog, if you’re one of those people), kiss our lover, hug our friends, and greet strangers “Good morning” and “Good evening” on the streets, at the market, and in restaurants.

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Broken English for broken families

Refugees | Pastor finds Christ’s power in his weakness
by Sophia Lee
Posted 6/26/18, 10:37 am

I have met many missionaries in my lifetime, and I don’t think I’ve ever met a single shy missionary. 

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Words aptly spoken

Faith & Inspiration | From Balaam to the Broadway District, God can send His Word by means we least expect
by Sophia Lee
Posted 6/19/18, 05:25 pm

I live in a neighborhood that seems to be the proselytism hub of Los Angeles. Let me describe why.

Recently, I was doing a quick run around my block when a woman jumped out of a corner, scaring me out of my skin. I skidded to such a sudden stop that my knee made a resentful “pop!” sound. The Hispanic-looking, guava-shaped woman, who had a long jet-black braid that swung near her hips, thrust a pamphlet at me and said, “Jesús te ama!” I refused the pamphlet, and though I smiled at her, frankly I was a little annoyed.

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