Janie B. Cheaney

Janie lives in Missouri, is a columnist for WORLD, writes novels for young adults, and is the author of the Wordsmith creative writing series. She also reviews books at RedeemedReader.com. Follow Janie on Twitter @jbcheaney.

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The only way forward

Race Issues | The solution is spiritual if the goal is peace and fellowship
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 8/20/19, 10:02 am

Does the date Aug. 20, 1619, mean anything to you? It’s the day the first African slaves were traded into North America.

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A double divorce

Evangelicalism | The Joshua Harris tragedy reminds us to place our trust in Christ, not sinful man
by Janie B. Cheaney & R. Albert Mohler Jr.
Posted 8/03/19, 01:25 pm

Joshua Harris’ divorce from both his wife and Christianity stunned many evangelicals. Here are analyses written by WORLD Magazine columnist Janie B. Cheaney and WORLD News Group board member Albert Mohler, republished here with their permission. —Marvin Olasky

Joshua Harris and the perils of idolatry

By Janie B. Cheaney

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Valley of delusion

Sexuality | Reality may be starting to push back against the transgender craze
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 8/02/19, 01:26 pm

It was bound to happen sooner or later. At the church where I help serve dinner for the downtown community once a month, I meet all kinds: street people, addicts, gays, and the occasional cross-dresser. This individual flaunted the figure and clothing of a teenage girl, with the facial hair and facial structure of a man. It wasn’t just the face, though; no one would have taken this person for anything but male, no matter the accoutrement.  

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