Bishop Margaret Benson-Idahosa is wife of the late Archbishop of Church of God Mission Int'l. Inc., Most Rev Prof. Benson Idahosa and currently the Presiding Bishop of the ministry with several branches and hundreds of thousand of members worldwide. She also pastors the 5,000 capacity Faith Miracle Center Church, where multiple services are held weekly.


Bishop Margaret Benson -Idahosa was born on the 29th of July, 1943, into the royal lineage of the Benin Kingdom. She was ordained into the ministry on the 24th of May, 1983 and consecrated Bishop on the 5th of April, 1998. This position makes her first female Pentecostal Bishop of a ministry of this magnitude in Africa.


Together with her husband, she has preached the gospel of Jesus Christ in more than 140 nations covering the entire continents of the world. She is not just a woman preacher, she doubles as a father and mother to many spiritual children all over the world. Her vision and mission is to " reach the un-reached" irrespective of their location whether in the desert or riverine creeks. Since her consecration as Bishop, she has frequently traveled to America, Europe and parts of Africa and in communities far-flung from major towns and cities preaching, teaching and healing the sick.


HER LOVE FOR CHILDREN : Bishop Margaret Benson-Idahosa's love for children and strong belief that they be trained and raised properly saw to the establishment of the Word of Faith Group of Schools, which now has more than one hundred-eight (108) branches all over Nigeria. She also has to her credit an orphanage for abandoned babies. Three of these children have been adopted into the Idahosa family.


CWFI-Her Brain Child

The women arm of the ministry which goes by the name Christian Women Fellowship International (CWFI) is a non-denominational body founded by Bishop Margaret Benson-Idahosa, to teach women how to discover their true potentials, be good mothers, wives and instruments for end-time evangelism. Members of this body can be found in America, Europe, Africa and Nigeria. In line with this is the building of a multipurpose facility called the Restoration Centre with a capacity to seat more than 10,000 women. This Centre will serve as conference venue, office space, a skill acquisition centre and a place to rehabilitate destitute young women. Thousands have been delivered from the bondage of evil tradition and have been spiritually and economically empowered. A recent addition to the Restoration Centre is a mobile medical clinic which offers free medical services to rural dwellers.


She already has several books published. Some of which are, The Womb of harvest, The Female minister, Tearing the veil and Expansion without Limit Bishop Margaret Benson-Idahosa is a mother of four biological children- Feb, Ruth, Daisy and Freda and three adopted children Precillia, Osagie and Osasu. She is a grandmother of four.

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