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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Dueling visions, gnawing suspicions

Missions | The battle over a proposed sale of American evangelism’s ‘Missions Pentagon’ raises questions of missionary strategy and nonprofit accountability. What responsibility do ministries have to their founder’s vision—and to those who sacrificed to fund it?
by Sophia Lee & Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/14/18, 02:18 pm

March 4 is Oscar night, and the “best actor” favorite is Gary Oldman for his portrayal of Winston Churchill, who famously spoke of fighting on the beaches and never surrendering. But in Pasadena, 18 miles northeast of the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard, sits the campus of William Carey International University (WCIU) and Frontier Ventures (FV), two interlinked ministries that are not having their finest hour.

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When the Bible doesn’t offer Dating 101

Relationships | Why are we so eager for a guidebook to romantic relationships?
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/12/18, 03:53 pm

I’ve figured out a quick and easy way for WORLD to instantly boost its following from Christian millennials. 

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Americans aboard

Movie | Despite clunky storytelling and amateur acting, The 15:17 to Paris offers a patriotic account of three Americans who became international heroes
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/09/18, 05:07 pm

You know how movies sometimes plant seemingly irrelevant objects or ideas in an early scene, only to later whip them out to play a central role during the climax? That’s called foreshadowing, and certain films, such as the James Bond movies, employ that plot device in subtle and effective ways. Not so in The 15:17 to Paris, a biographical thriller produced and directed by Clint Eastwood about the 2015 Thalys train attack in Europe.

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