Bryant Myers joined the faculty of Fuller as professor of transformational development in 2006. A lifelong activist dedicated to Christian relief and development work around the world, Myers brings over 30 years’ experience with World Vision International to the Fuller community. He served primarily in senior management roles for WVI, most recently as vice president for development and food resources.
A published author on poverty and transformational development, humanitarian aid, and world mission, Myers’ most recent works include Exploring World Mission: Context and Challenges, Walking with the Poor: Principles and Practice of Transformational Development, and Working with the Poor: Insights and Learnings from Development Practitioners. He has also published numerous articles, and held speaking engagements in multiple locations around the world.
Myers has served in various leadership roles within the Lausanne Committee on World Evangelization, and currently serves on several boards: Evangelicals for Social Action, the International Fellowship of Evangelical Mission Theologians (INFEMIT), the International Advisory Council of the Centre for the Study of Christianity in Asia, and the International Council of the Viva Network. The courses he teaches at Fuller include Transformational Development, Humanitarian Response, Globalization and the Poor, Relief and Refugees, Development Tools and Practice, and Managing Agencies for Development.
- MD525: Poverty and Development
- MD547: Globalization and the Poor
- MD546: Relief, Refugees, and Conflict
- MD528: Development Tools and Practice
- MD524: Advocacy for Social Justice
- MD540: Poverty, Development, and Theology
Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching
Transformational development, international program strategy, the integration of evangelism and development, holistic humanitarian systems