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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
All we need

All we need

A piercing deathbed exegesis captures the goal of the Christian life

Finding a calling later in life is more common than one might think

Christians work out the gospel through the stress and sacrifice of caring for others

BOOKS | How families can disengage from harmful technologies


God will succeed where human attempts at utopian communities fail

The immense cognitive development during a child’s first two years astounds scientists

When society shifts or crumbles, the Church withstands because of its firm foundation

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