Margaret Idahosa is a Nigerian preacher, author and the Archbishop of the Church of God Mission International.She is the first African female Archbishop.She is the wife of the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa.She is the Chancellor of Benson Idahosa University.Speaking in an exclusive interview on a Christian Program, she recounts how she got married to the late Archbishop Idahosa when he had nothing and she also, encourage young ladies to emulate her marriage and not wait to have everything before they get married.
In the Church of Jesus Christ, today there are lots of female preachers making impact all over the world. Some of such women are in the ministry alongside their husbands, while others carried on with the ministries their husbands began after the men died. Others, on the other hand head the ministies they began themselves and have made themselves relevant in society. Below are some of such women. 1. Margaret Idahosa Archbishop Margaret Idahosa is the widow of Archbishop Benson Idahosa, founder of the Church of
The late Arc Bishop Benson Andrew Idahosa ( was one of the greatest Charismatic Pentecostal preacher to emerge from Nigeria .He is the founder of Church of God Mission International.Archbishop Benson Idahosa was popularly referred to as the father of Pentecostalism in Nigeria.
The renown Ghanian clergyman, Bishop Fred Addo visited Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministry in his Church headquarter in Auchi, for the first time.
Many pastors and men of God have emerged from Nigeria, through the help of the pastors, Christianity has a strong stand in Nigeria. One of the men of God who helped in the spread of the gospel across Nigeria is Bishop Benson Idahosa. Bishop Benson Idahosa is the founder of the Church Of God Mission International and also Benson Idahosa University in Edo state. Bishop Benson Idahosa was loved by many Nigeria christians and is considered by many as "the father of Pentecostalism in Nigeria". Benson Idahosa impacted
In Christendom both in Nigeria and all over the world, the name Archbishop Idahosa will not easily be forgotten. He was among the pioneers of the modern day apostolic gospel in Nigeria who took the gospel of Christ round the world. Archbishop Idahosa was born Benson Andrew Idahosa on 11 September 1938 in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. He founded the Church of God mission international, which has its headquarters in Benin city. He was commonly referred to as the father of Pentecostalism in Nigeria and one
At a point in time, especially in Africa, it was considered a sort of taboo for a woman to lead a congregation or a church. The best she could do back then was to be a pastors wife or be an active servant in the house of God. Till date, some people still consider it inappropriate for a woman to lead a church it’s so bad that in some churches, women are not allowed to sit in the front role. Gender discrimination in the house of God is gradually becoming a thing of the past and I’m always so happy to witness
(Photos) Meet the only son of Bishop Idahosa who is married to a white woman and their three kids. Benson Idahosa is a renowned Man of God who will never be forgotten in the Nigerian Christian community. Hi great encounter against the meeting of the witches in Benin city will always be in Nigerians heart. Bishop Benson Idahosa is regarded as the father of Pentecostals in Nigeria because he was one of the Founding fathers of early Pentecostal churches in Nigeria. Bishop Benson while alive was the General Overseer
In a world where the issue of race is very delicate, a lot seem to have broken free from the chains of Racism and segregation and have come to accept all humans as equals as it should be. Interracial marriages which had been frowned upon, is now widely acceptable as a lot of people now marry across different races. Religious leaders in Nigeria are not left out as a number of them have taken women of other races as their wives. The purpose of this article is to bring to light some Nigerian pastors who are married
Like Father Like Daughter! Meet Freda, The Daughter of Bishop Benson Idahosa Who is Also a Reverend.
There are cases of Parents who brought up their children in the rights way but they later depart from it. Most at times it is rare to see a family where the Children turn out to be just like their father. Before we meet Freda, the daughter of Benson Idahosa let's know a little about her Father. The name of Benson Andrew Idahosa will be always be embedded in the history if Christianity in Nigeria. He is one of the pioneers of Pentecostal church in Nigeria and as such was held at a very high esteem until his death
Our country Nigeria is one with so many powerful men (both politically and spiritually). When we talk about the spiritually powerful men, we talk of people like Pastor Adeboye, Apostle Suleman, Prophet T.B Joshua, Fr. Mbaka, Pastor Enenche, Pastor Margaret Idahosa and many more. This article was gotten from Sahara reporters. The general overseer of the Omega Fires ministries International, Apostle Suleman has said that he bought his third private jet during the COVID-19 lockdown amidst the crisis and complaints.
A lot is known about Bishop Benson Idahosa, but about his family especially his only son, little or nothing is known. Let's take a brief look at The Account of the Renowned Bishop before we meet him. The originator of Pentecostalism in Nigeria is considered to be Benson Andrew Idahosa. It's because he was one of the founding fathers of Nigeria's Pentecostal churches. At the time of his death, he was 60 years old. Bishop Benson was the Worldwide General Overseer of the Church of God Mission. He is also the brain
A lot is known about Bishop Benson Idahosa but little or nothing is known about his Family Especially his Only Son. Before we meet him, Lets take a brief look into the Account of the Renowned bishop. Benson Andrew Idahosa is regarded as the Originator of Pentecostalism in Nigeria. This is because he was one of the Founding Fathers of Pentecostal churches in Nigeria. He was 60 years Old at the time of his death. Bishop Benson was the General Overseer of Church of God Mission worldwide. He is also the brain
On this day 12th of March 1993 (23 years ago), a powerful and respected man of God, Archbishop Benson Idahosa died.Idahosa was the founder of Church of God Mission International.He is a Charismatic Pentecostal Preacher.
Archbishop Benson Andrew Idahosa, was a Charismatic Pentecostal preacher who was born in the capital city of Edo State, which is Benin City, Nigeria. His date of birth was 11 September 1938. He was the founder of Church of God Mission International, Archbishop Benson Idahosa was popularly referred to as the father of Pentecostalism in Nigeria. Benson Andrew Idahosa was also the founder of Benson Idahosa University in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. He got married to his wife Margaret Idahosa born in July 29,1943,
It was considered a kind of taboo for a woman to lead a congregation or a church at some point in time, especially in Africa. Back then the most she could do was be a pastor's wife or an involved worker in God's home. To date, some people also think it unacceptable for a woman to head a congregation because it's so horrible that women are not allowed to sit in the front seat in some churches. Gender inequality is increasingly becoming a thing of the past in the house of God and I'm still so glad to witness this.
Margaret Idahosa was born on the 29th ofJuly 1943 into a royal family. She is an author, preacher and the wife of the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa. As a way to celebrate her 77th year birthday, she gave the incident that got her deeply into Christianity. Here is what she said: There was a time one of my cousin died in the morning, he had convulsion throughout the night, and in the morning, he died. So we laid the child on the bed. Then the father went to the state secretariat to obtain his death certificate
Wedding picture of Benson Idahosa and Margaret Idahosa in 1969. On 6th of April, 1969, Benson and Margaret Idahosa got married in the little storefront building where Benson had been teaching Bible studies. Archbishop Benson Idahosa is Founder of Church of God Mission International. He was popularly known as the father of Pentecostalism in Nigeria. He was also the founder of Benson Idahosa University (BIU) in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria where his only son, Bishop F.E.B. Idahosa, is now the President. Also
Bishop Benson Idahosa is arguably the greatest pastor of all times in Africa. His life and ministry have impacted millions of people worldwide. Today makes it twenty two years since he passed on but his memory still lives on. Indeed, his name has been inscribed on the sands of time. Life and Ministry Benson Idahosa was born on 11th September, 1938 in the Benin area of Nigeria. He was a sickly child who recovered by grace and was later converted as a Christian into Assemblies of God church. According to Wikipedia,
Osamwonyi Gabriel Omozuwa The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on the occasion of Archbishop Margaret Idahosa’s 77th birthday, extolled her unflinching commitment to the services of God and humanity. He rightly noted that, she “is a special gift to all of us in Edo State and beyond. She has been a source of inspiration and strength to millions of families across the world. Through her religious works, she has contributed significantly to nation-building, and remains a source of hope to our youth