is an award-winning freelance writer and editor with nearly two decades of experience publishing in the Christian market. She is the co-editor of and contributor to Growing Healthy Asian-American Churches
(IVP, 2006) and co-founder of the Best Christian Workplaces Institute, which runs the annual “Best Christian Places to Work” survey. Helen has written numerous articles for publications such as Christianity Today, Today’s Christian Woman, re:generation quarterly
and Leadership Journal (LJ)
. In both 2008 and 2009, her articles for LJ earned Higher Goals awards in reporting from the Evangelical Press Association. As a former editor and writer with Christianity Today
, she has worked with or interviewed a wide range of evangelical luminaries, such as Michael Card, J.I. Packer, and Chuck Colson.Helen was a pre-medical student at Williams College until she realized that she much preferred the idea of writing as a vocational path. She attended Wheaton College Graduate School to gain more training in the field of communication and also received an MBA from Babson College with a focus on entrepreneurship. She is married to classical pianist and Moody Bible Institute professor Brian Lee; together they have three young sons (Jason, Sean, and Aidan). Helen is an active lay leader at Parkwood Community Church, an Evangelical Covenant congregation in Villa Park, IL, where she serves both in the children’s ministry as well as in the mercy and justice ministry. Helen is also a homeschooling mom and seeks to provide her sons with a classical Christian education; she and her family reside in Chicagoland.