Dr. Hildebrand was born in Moose Jaw Saskatchewan and grew up on the Canadian Prairies loving hockey and football. He discovered his love for youth ministry and met his wife while working at Bible camp. They worked at the camp for seven years before moving into church ministry for another fifteen years in places like Lethbridge Alberta, Surrey British Columbia, Steinbach Manitoba, and Chicago Illinois. He loves teaching at Multnomah because of the students. For Dr. Hildebrand, it is a tremendous joy to observe the growth in their lives and watch them find their place in the Kingdom. He also leads MU student teams to do youth ministry abroad in places like Germany, Japan, and Canada.