Our Pastors

Pastor Norbert Rodwell Chabata

Senior Pastor

Pastor Norbert Rodwell Chabata accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior on 31 March 1977 and has never looked back since then.

A result oriented, passionate and experienced marketer. Reverend NR Chabata answered to God’s call to become a Pastor in February 2009, leaving the lucrative private sector where he was employed as a Group Marketing Executive, and was ordained in June the same year.

He is a BA THEOLOGY graduate and has other qualifications in the health and marketing fields where he served before becoming a Pastor.

Reverend NR Chabata is married to Nancy with 8 children, 3 girls, 5 boys and 1 granddaughter.

Pastor Abel Gurupira


Pastor A. Gurupira was born in 1967. Born again in 1982 and baptised in the Holy Spirit in 1987.
He is a board member of Andrew Wommack Ministries and currently a student at Charis Bible College-Zimbabwe, a farmer, Pastor-teacher and Engineer by Profession.
Pastor A Gurupira is married to Joanah, with 2 children - 1 girl and a boy.

Pastor Simbarashe Zidya


Pastor Simbarashe Zidya is married to Junior, two boys Joy and Amen. Graduate of Charis Bible College.

Pastor Herbert Chingono


Herbert is a hands on, pragmatic and visionary leader with skills ranging from analytical, strategic planning, training, business and social leadership.

A born-again Christian since 1977, Herbert has been involved in ministry since his secondary school days while serving with the Scripture Union club. He was later to be involved at leadership level with the Baptist Youth Ministries in various capacities beginning with the Public Relations office in which he published the Ministry’s newsletters and later as its treasurer.

A founder member of Innercity Baptist Church, (now Pinnacle Baptist Assemblies), Herbert was ordained into the Pastorate role on 2nd July 2016 and is responsible for the Pinnacle Baptist Assembly’s Hatcliffe church.

Herbert is a career banker, with 35 years’ experience attained from 3 of Zimbabwe’s leading banks namely Standard Chartered Bank, NMB Bank Limited and MBCA Bank Ltd.

Herbert has worked his way up from the bottom, to head the Corporate Banking and Credit Risk Departments of the institutions. In those roles he has sat in the Loans Review and Lending Committee Board meetings and contributed to the strategic success of respective banks.

Herbert’s social leadership has been seen in various organisations that he has led which include, Junior Chamber International Zimbabwe National President (2003). General Secretary of National Baptist Convention of Zimbabwe, Treasurer, Makoni District Development Corporation (2001). Chairman Pinnacle Baptist Assemblies (Current).

Herbert is a mentor to school children through the Junior Achievers Zimbabwe and a Senator (No.71218) with Junior Chamber International (JCI).

Currently, Herbert is a Credit Manager with MBCA Bank Ltd, with responsibility to managing the Bank’s lending book, through analysis of facility proposals from the entire Bank’s lending units and also managing concentration risk profile of the lending book.
He is an Associate of the Institute of bankers in Zimbabwe and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from NUST and an M.A in Leadership and Management from the University of Zimbabwe.

Herbert is married to Irene and they have two boys; Tafadzwa and Munashe.

Pastor Albert Zuze


Pastor Round Gudlanga


Pastor Round Gudlanga is responsible for the City Assembly of Pinnacle Baptist Assemblies under the oversight of Senior Pastor Norbert Chabata.

He serves as the Church Secretary. Pastor Round Gudlanga has oversight on three PBA departments namely: Churchwide, Prayer and Social Concerns.

He is married to his lovely wife Sithokozile and are blessed with two sons Mutsawashe & Chikomborero and one girl Tadiwanashe. He is passionate about inspiring people to reach their full potential in Christ.