Ched Myers

Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries

Ched Myers is an activist theologian who has worked in social change movements for 40 years. He holds a degree in New Testament Studies, and has authored and co-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), and Watershed Discipleship: Reinhabiting Bioregional Discipleship (Cascade, 2016) and Healing Haunted Histories: A Settler Discipleship of Decolonization (Cascade 2021). 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.