Dr Anne Dyer

About Dr Anne Dyer

Dr Anne Dyer is a highly qualified academic, gaining her postgraduate qualifications in Theology and Missiology from the University of Bangor in Wales. Her BA is in the related areas of Ancient history and Archaeology and she acquired a Diploma in Religious Knowledge from Cambridge.

She has worked as a librarian for Mattersey Hall Christian College (Assemblies of God) since 2000 and was the personal assistant, producing a variety of books and articles, for her then PhD supervisor, Pentecostal Theologian, Professor William Kay.


  • PhD in Missiology – University of Wales, Bangor 
  • MPhil in Theology – University of Wales, Bangor 
  • MA in Theology – University of Wales, Bangor 
  • BA (First Class Hons) in Ancient History and Archaeology – University of Manchester  
  • Cambridge Diploma in Religious Knowledge with New Testament Greek 
  • Certificate in Teaching Skills for Adult Education


  • Dyer, A. E. “Seeing the Unreached: Response to Alan Johnson on The Challenges of Unreached Peoples: Issues in Assemblies of God (USA) Missiology. (Forthcoming). 
  • Dyer, A. E.  “Pentecostal Worship Practices in Europe.” In M. Cartledge and A. Swoboda (eds), Scripting Pentecost: A Study of Pentecostals, Worship and Liturgy. Farnham: Ashgate, 2017. 
  • Dyer, A. E.  “Angels and Pentecostals.” In A. Yong, K. Kim and V-M Kärkkäinen (eds), Loosing the Spirits. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013.  
  • Kay, W. K. and A. E. Dyer (eds). European Pentecostalism. Leiden: Brill, 2011.  
  • Dyer, A. E. “Some Theological Trends Reflected in the Songs used by the British Charismatic Churches of 1970s-early 2000s” in JEPTA 26, no 1 (2006): 38-52. 
  • Dyer, A. E. “AOG Missionary Candidates 1945-66” in JEPTA, vol. XXIV (2004): 84-101. 
  • Kay, W. K. and A. E. Dyer. Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies: A Reader. London: SCM Press, 2004.  

Selected Book Reviews 

  • Reviews in the Journal of the European Pentecostal Theological Association (as Book Review editor).
  • Martin, Lindhardt (ed). Pentecostalism in Africa: Presence and Impact of Pneumatic Christianity in Postcolonial Societies. Leiden: Brill, 2015, in JEPTA 35, no. 2 (2015).  
  • Lord. “Transforming Renewal: Charismatic Renewal meets Thomas MertonEugene, JEPTA 35, no. 2 (2015):
  • Knut Edvard Larsen, and KnudJørgensen (eds). Power and Partnership.” Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2014, in JEPTA 35, no. 2 (2015).
  • Chandler H. Im and Amos, Yong (eds). Global Diasporas and Mission, Oxford: Regnum, 2014, in JEPTA 35, no. 1 (2015).
  • Wonsuk Ma, Veli-Matti Karkkainen and J. KwabenaAsamoah-Gyadu (eds). Pentecostal Mission and Global Christianity, Regnum Edinburgh Centenary series in JEPTA 20, no. 34. (2014).
  • Wolfgang, VondeyPentecostalism: A Guide for the Perplexed. London: Bloomsbury T and T Clark, 2013, in JEPTA 34, no.1 (2014). 
  • Israel, OlofinjanaTurning the Tables on Mission: stories of Christians from the Global South in the UK,” Watford: Instant Apostle, 2013, in JEPTA 34 no. 1 (2014).  

Other Activities 

Editor and Secretary 

  • Former co-editor of the Journal of the European Pentecostal Theological Association.  
  • Secretary of the European Pentecostal Theological Association. 

She has tutoring experience, teaching Missiology at Mattersey and Cliff Colleges, and Ecclesiology at St John’s, Nottingham. She has been a Distance Learning tutor for external certificate and BA students, and is presently a tutor for local preachers at her Methodist church. Dr Dyer has practical experience on the ‘mission field’ whilst appointed as a missionary with OMF International in Thailand.

As a representative of the Sheffield/South Yorkshire District for the Methodist church in the UK, on the One Mission Forum encompassing global and local mission initiatives, she continues to promote missionary endeavours. Currently, she works at Mattersey Hall as the Research Centre Manager, with responsibility for supervision at all levels of academic research.

Additionally, she was the co-editor of the Journal of the European Pentecostal Theological Association (JEPTA)Her research interests include Charismatic and Pentecostal History and Missiology.  Dr Dyer is married to Colin and they have two adult children.

She enjoys eating Thai food, playing her guitar for worship, and meeting people from diverse cultures. 

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