Sophia Lee

Sophia is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine based in Los Angeles. Follow Sophia on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.

Sophia Lee

Reporting and worrying

Faith & Inspiration | God often replaces my anxieties with an abundance of helpful sources
by Sophia Lee
Posted 12/18/18, 01:22 pm

As a journalist, I’ve often had moments of anxiety when I felt like I would never be able to produce a story. That is, until I remember I serve a God who hears my prayers. 

Each time after I pray, God opens doors to sources that turn out to be what I call a “journalist’s jackpot.” That was the case while I was reporting on a story about the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting and wildfires in Southern California. 

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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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