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The purpose of is to provide one-stop access to writing and talks by Ched Myers.  

Ched Myers and Elaine Enns by the Ventura RiverChed  is an activist theologian, biblical scholar, popular educator, author, organizer and advocate who has for 35 years been challenging and supporting Christians to engage in peace and justice work and radical discipleship.   

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Life and Activism

“For the last 35 years I have sought to respond to the discipleship call in a variety of ways: as an activist, writer, community builder and popular educator.  It is my conviction that the First World church can only be renewed by rediscovering its witness to God’s dream of the Peaceable Kingdom and justice for all.”  Learn more.

Ched's Writing

Ched publishes widely on themes of scripture and social justice.  He has authored four, co-authored five, and co-edited two books, and published two dozen chapters in various collections and over a hundred articles in both scholarly and popular journals   Most of these publications are available for download or purchase from this site.  (See a full bibliography).

Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries

Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries (BCM) was founded in 1998 as an ecumenical experiment in discipleship, collaborative works of healing, justice, nonviolence and mutual aid. Learn more.


If you are new to Ched's work, we invite you to play the videos and audio excerpts below to get a glimpse of his approach.

Ched's work is available for free download or for purchase by clicking on the links on the right.  We have made available more than 100 of his articles and books, and new pieces will be added as they are published.  We also now have more than a dozen audio downloads, with more to come, and video presentations available as archived webinars.  You can search by product or topic using the right hand column. 

Pricing protocol:  Any of Ched's articles or audio talks currently available elsewhere on the web can be downloaded on this site at no cost (or we provide the link).  All other published material, as well as a number of Ched's unpublished talks and sermons and audio, are available here at what we think is a fair and affordable price.  The revenues generated by product purchases go to support the work of Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries.  (Note: A number of you have told us that our prices are too low.  If this is your view, please make a donation to BCM by using the "Donate" button at right.  Donors to BCM will receive our monthly "Partner's Circle E-News" and three resource mailings a year.)

Thanks for your interest in Ched's work.

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