He is the Founder and General Overseer of the Holy Fire Evangelical Church and is also the President of the Holy Fire Bible Institute, which has a network of campuses in some of the branches. The institute is committed to the raising of an effective and dynamic army of Christian Leaders for end-time harvest of souls. He is a Bishop-Elect.
An Accountant by profession, Dr. Edward Benson is married to Rev. (Mrs.) Esther Benson. They are blessed with four (5) children namely Efe, Edward, Edith, Rebecca and Jessisa.