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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
Janie B. Cheaney - Highways to Zion

Janie B. Cheaney - Highways to Zion

Adventures on the open road help prepare us for our ultimate destination

God has a purpose in the events we don’t expect

Every life is a creative work between the one who lives it and the One who gives it

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