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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 simple life

The simple life

Learning to be content in both abundance and scarcity

Hint: It’s not on social media

Exchanging the rickety house of the West with the unshakable house of God

Evidence from Scripture that all work is holy, if it’s done for the Lord


Leaning into the factors God bestows on us

Several good children’s books get swept up in the furor over critical race theory

Recognizing faults and contributions

The farther policy gets from the individual child, the less effective it will be

Chasing followers is no substitute for exercising dominion

Children who don’t learn to value their country will grow up in apathy