Dr. Alan Myatt
- Ranked Adjunct Associate Professor of Theology and Missions
First Year at Gordon-Conwell:
- B.A. (Vanderbilt University)
- M.Div. (Denver Seminary)
- Ph.D. (Denver University/Iliff School of Theology)
- Teologia Sistemática: uma análise histórica, bíblica e apologética para o contexto atual (Systematic Theology: An Historical, Biblical and Apologetic Analysis for Today’s Context, Franklin Ferreira Edições Vida Nova, 2007)
Dr. Myatt came to Gordon-Conwell following 12 years of service as a missionary in Brazil with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.
While a missionary in Brazil, Dr. Myatt taught at a variety of theological schools. Most recently, he taught theology and apologetics at the Baptist Theological College of São Paulo. Before that, he chaired the Theology and Philosophy of Religion area of the South Brazil Baptist Theological Seminary. He was also a visiting professor at Andrew Jumper Presbyterian Graduate Center, MacKenzie Presbyterian University in São Paulo and at the School of Pastors Theological Seminary in Niteroi. In addition to teaching, Dr. Myatt served in mission administration, as Research Coordinator for Eastern South America, and as pastor of a congregation in Rio de Janeiro.
Before moving to Brazil, Dr. Myatt worked as a drug and alcohol addictions counselor at Lost and Found, a Christ-centered rehab center in Colorado, and as an adjunct professor at Denver Seminary. He served in churches as an associate pastor and as director of a church-based ministry to cults and new religions.
Dr. Myatt’s book, Teologia Sistemática, was awarded two Arete prizes, for best book in theology by national authors and best national authors of 2007. The awards are given by the Associação de Editores Cristãos (Association of Christian Publishers) in Brazil.
Dr. Myatt’s scholarly interests include apologetics, new religious and occult movements and issues in contemporary and systematic theology.
He enjoys playing the guitar, fishing, reading and watching science fiction, and travel. He is married to Kathy, and they have one daughter, Carrie.