Sumanth was born in a Christian family and is married to Maria Selva Rani. They are blessed with two beautiful daughters, 14 year old,Elisa and 10 year old, Cheryl.

Sumanth graduated from Osmania University, Hyderabad, with a bachelors degree in computer sciences. In 1994, he completed the Education Thrust International “Christian Ministry & Leadership” training program in Oslo, Norway.

Sumanth has been involved in full-time ministry for 20 years and is an Executive Pastor for a growing church in Hyderabad, India. Where he looked after church administration, pastoral care, cell groups, and Bible college. He was also in charge of all the four city churches and the 48 village churches under this organization. In addition, he provides spiritual oversight and support for these churches.

In 2005, Sumanth and Maria planted Victory Christian City Church in Secunderabad. VC3 is an affiliated member of an International Christian Organization called (C3 Church) Christian City Church, Sydney, Australia, which also has churches in New Zealand, USA, UK, Europe and many southeastern Asian countries.


Sumanth is a trainer in Christian ministry and leadership, where he travels frequently to various countries  like USA, New Zealand, and Australia to teach and train the leadership teams of Christian organizations and Bible college students. He also speaks at leadership conferences, seminars and conducts short term courses for different churches.


Sumanth and Maria run CEDAR BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, a company who provides Sales & Technical support for both local and international clients. They also head up CEDAR IMPEX, a company who exports Granite, Marble & Slate to USA, Australia & New Zealand, and VICTORY PUBLISHING HOUSE, a company that publishes books for authors from USA, Europe & Australia.