Dr. Winford “Mack” Maneice was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. At the age of 14, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior.
In 1996, while stationed at Fort Hood Texas, he submitted himself to the leadership of Apostle Nathaniel and Pastor Valerie Holcomb. In 1999, while on deployment in Bosnia, he began to preach the gospel and by 2009 he was the founder of By Faith Ministries and Senior Pastor of the Gethsemane House of Prayer-Kuwait.
In July 2010, this full gospel, non-denominational and multi-cultural church moved to Huntsville, Alabama. Pastor Maneice's confession is,
“I always want to be pleasing in my Lord’s sight."
He is married to the former Carlotta Russell of Saginaw, Michigan and they have 5 children and 3 granddaughters. Pastor Maneice is a graduate of Sonship School of The Firstborn, holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and a Masters of Divinity. He received his Doctorate of Ministry degree in Pastoral Leadership from Andersonville Theological Seminary in 2019.