Ramon Bennett was born in London, England, and emigrated to New Zealand as a teenager. He studied law and also holds a Ph.D. in Political Science. He became a committed Christian in 1965. In 1980 he went to Israel in answer to a request for help with a large construction project and four days after he arrived he met his future wife, whom he married the following year. He likes to write about biblical topics, especially about Israel, politics, and world events, and how all three show up in biblical prophecy. He is an ordained minister, an avid photographer and likes to fish and spend time walking in nature.