He and his wife are the founders and co-pastors of Victory Tabernacle. He is also the former Principal (President) of Phumelela Bible College, a Bible college that has former students throughout the Southern African countries and Sweden. He left this post in December 2008 to focus more on the growing demands of Victory Tabernacle.
Pastor Manaka was the editor of an HIV/AIDS manual that is used as reference in cell groups/small group ministry in six African countries (Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe). The book is also being used in Sweden and was translated for use in India.
His experiences range from teaching at a High School, Church-planting, Pastoring and lecturing at Bible Colleges in Zimbabwe, Sweden and South Africa. He runs HIV/AIDS awareness and counseling services in South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and India and has served in the boards of the Swartfontein Rehabilitation and Treatment Centre (aimed at substance abusers) and the Phaphamani Home Based Care for People Living with HIV.
Pastor Manaka has a passion for preaching and teaching the word of God. The word becomes flesh in his pulpit and social ministries.