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Janie B. Cheaney

Janie B. Cheaney

Janie is a senior writer who contributes commentary to WORLD and oversees WORLD’s annual Children’s Books of the Year awards. She also writes novels for young adults and authored the Wordsmith creative writing curriculum. Janie resides in rural Missouri.

Articles by Janie B. Cheaney
Finding ourselves in the paradox

Finding ourselves in the paradox

A caregiver’s difficult, confusing sanctification

When Jesus casts his “bright shadow” across our common moments, they become extraordinary

Children miss a lot more than a hot meal when they don’t have a mom and dad

Americans would do well to regain an appreciation for decisive actions against clear enemies


BOOKS | The naïve idealist who almost became president

Those who value Christianity only for its social benefits are missing the Rock

Develop a relationship with Wisdom

Victory in war—and the cost of victory—is no longer stylish

The proponents of DEI search for violations and issue harsh punishments

The Bible’s sacrifices make sense if we consider the gap between the human and the divine