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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