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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 Book 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
The evil within

The evil within

Human nature suffers from more than a “mismatch”
Neither side of our political divide is likely to be satisfied
Five Christian heresies that made the modern world
Broad-brush solutions to social problems are worse than futile

The power of dictators cannot ultimately protect them
The loss of normal times means new opportunities
It’s not what the self-help gurus have been telling us
The temporary loss of congregational singing highlights its unique value
God has purposes—millions of them—in the current pandemic
Proposed executive order challenges soul-crushing architectural fads