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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
Freedom not to speak

Freedom not to speak

Be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slower to shout back

The Sermon on the Mount is a radical prescription for life now

Stories are important—but not for themselves

C.S. Lewis foresaw the corruption of the university


We all bring value to the church

“All the paths of the Lord are steadfast love and faithfulness”

The trappings of the latest lifestyle trend won’t end our search for contentment

Do you think about your home as walls or as doors?

Janie B. Cheaney | Explicit books at school libraries prompt parental action, but only some school districts prove responsive

Janie B. Cheaney | NONFICTION: Books to help children understand fascinating personalities and thrilling events from history