Pastor Chris Gbenle went into full time Christian ministry in the year 2000 following a career in surgical specialty. He qualified as a medical doctor in 1982 from the University of Lagos and undertook postgraduate surgical studies in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.
He has a postgraduate diploma in theology and certificate in counselling. He is currently the Pastor in charge of Scotland Province of the RCCG and a member of the regional board for Scotland.
He is married and has three children.