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Hi, I'm Anthony Hilder

I help leaders build healthy churches.

Anthony Hilder

My Story

Since 1998, I have served in leadership roles in businesses, ministries, and churches I have been part of, including King’s Church 1066, King’s Church Heathfield, Global Legacy, and Hope Church Glasgow. During that time, I started developing resources around leadership, people development, and organizational management.

My experience in both business and ministry has given me a unique perspective on what is essential for a healthy church.

In 2012, I started coaching church leaders and church leadership teams through challenges they faced that they felt had led to their church being ‘stuck’. These issues were a variety of personal, theological, pastoral, structural, cultural, and many others! Through these conversations, a theme became clear: unhealthy churches get stuck, but healthy churches thrive. This led me to identify fifteen keys to church health and design a Church Health Assessment process, which discovers specific root issues churches are facing. This has developed into one of the main tools I use on an ongoing basis to serve churches across the world.

Many churches start, grow, plateau, stagnate and decline before ending. But it doesn’t have to be this way! Healthy leaders and churches will change their world and every aspect of my work is focused by this conviction, with the goal of helping leaders build healthy churches.

I have served many churches across the nations in subsequent years, continually refining and improving my church consulting and leadership coaching processes to more effectively serve churches needs. Fundamentally, I use my skills and insights to help churches discover four things:

  • where are you as a church, really?
  • what is God calling you to be?
  • what do you need to do differently?
  • what is the most effective way to make that change?

There are some ways I think I can help you as a leader:

  1. Through my articles.
  2. Through my podcast.
  3. Through my books
  4. Through my leadership coaching.
  5. Through my free church assessments

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Learn how my consulting has helped many leaders build healthy churches. Don’t take my word for it – see what these leaders have to say themselves.


Scriptural principles over business practices

Always seeking God’s mind for the church

Learning about your church’s uniqueness

Doable steps that generate momentum

Hopeful and expecting for the best

Long-term thinking over short-term fixes

Dialogue and understanding are key to partnership

Results-orientated that aims to see change

“We successfully walked through some major transitions”

markus ehrich

“Anthony is a leader of leaders with an anointing to give godly counsel and accurate assessments. He bought clear, focused direction to help us pursue our mission, vision and purpose. His influence helped steer us in the right direction and led to personal growth in all our leaders. I valued his input in my life which was instrumental for our church to successfully walk through some major transitions.”

Markus Ehrich
Word Life Center, Stratford, NJ, USA

“Insightful, advancing teaching”

“I highly recommend Anthony Hilder to you. He will bless your organisation with insightful, advancing teaching. He is particularly skilled in working with leadership teams to identify and remedy constraints that hinder their church’s health and influence. Anthony is a gift to anyone who works with him!”

Steve Backlund
Bethel Leaders Network, Redding, CA, USA

If you would like to find out more about what I do and how I could serve you, let’s start a conversation.

If you’d like to find out more, get in touch.

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