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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
Janie B. Cheaney - Hacking the human psyche

Janie B. Cheaney - Hacking the human psyche

Assumptions are necessary for thought, but they’re not equally valid

Abortion gained a foothold because it met a need. Christians must offer a viable alternative

But history has treated President George Washington better and more fairly than King George III

All of God’s children have been listening for a better word


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