Meet The Staff
Rev Dr Hillary Nyika
Before coming to Ayr, Hillary was Senior Minister of Borehamwood Baptist Church. He previously served as a Methodist Oversight Tutor and Lecturer in Biblical Studies, training both lay and pre-ordination people for ministry, a Non - Stipendiary Minister at Union Crouch End, Part- time Associate Minister at Totteridge Road Baptist Church, Governor - St Nicholas CoE Primary Elstree and Spurgeon’s College.
Hillary trained for ministry and was ordained in 1998 and later Accredited by the Baptist Union of Zimbabwe (BUZ). He continued reading Theology and Biblical Studies at University of Pretoria, Cambridge, Kings College, London and Bristol. His doctoral work is on the Book of Proverbs.
While doing his research, Hillary transferred his accreditation from BUZ to BUGB and completed his NAM studies at Bristol Baptist and Spurgeon’ College. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy and has done an Intermediate course in Systematic Practice with families and couples at the Prudence Skynner Family and Couple Therapy Clinic at Springfield University Hospital.
His interests include teaching, preaching, pastoral care, discipleship and systematic practice. Hillary is married to Alcidia. They enjoy time with their two boys. He is a rusty squash player and a disgruntled Arsenal supporter who takes out his frustration on cycling, walking and jogging along the beach