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.

Heaven is enough

| Don't worry about heavenly reunions, God will suffice
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 3/07/98, 12:00 am

The three-day homeschool convention had rolled around to its Saturday-afternoon finale, and the large room was respectably full. Over half the participants had stayed for the whole enchilada, from the opening remarks to the final address delivered by the convention's featured speaker. After stuffing their minds and goody bags with handouts and brochures, tips and advice, convention-goers now looked for motivation: a challenge to pull it all together and make their next homeschooling year the best ever.

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Selling our birthright

| The culture shifts, but the church does not have to go along
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 1/10/98, 12:00 am

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The first advent

| The wonders of God's coming to bless his people
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 12/06/97, 12:00 am

He warned them. He told them he was coming, but they were unprepared. Not ritually-his demands were in keeping with many of the religious practices of the day, a checklist of dos and don'ts that required only effort: Wash your clothes, keep your distance, abstain from sex.

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