Ched Myers

, Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries

Ched Myers is an activist theologian who has worked in social change movements for 40 years. With a degree in New Testament Studies, he is a popular educator who animates scripture and issues of faith-based peace and justice. He has authored over 100 articles and a half-dozen books, including Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark’s Story of Jesus (1988), The Biblical Vision of Sabbath Economics (2001), Ambassadors of Reconciliation: A N.T. Theology and Diverse Christian Practices of Restorative Justice and Peacemaking (with Elaine Enns, Orbis, 2009), and most recently, Watershed Discipleship: Reinhabiting Bioregional Discipleship (Cascade, 2016). You can find Ched’s publications at Ched is a co-founder of the Word and World School, the Sabbath Economics Collaborative, and the Center and Library for the Bible and Social Justice. He and his partner Elaine Enns, a restorative justice practitioner, live in the Ventura River watershed in southern California on traditional Chumash territory, and work with Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries.