The world is still coming to terms with the perturbing news of the death of internationally renowned preacher and transformational leader, Dr Myles Monroe and his wife Ruth Munroe in a plane crash in Bahamas yesterday.
Reports indicate that Myles Munroe and his wife Ruth were among nine people who were killed in a plane crash after the private jet in which they were traveling hit a construction crane while making a landing approach to the Grand Bahama International airport, where it exploded and crashed.
Apparently, they were heading to the Grand Bahamas for the Global Leadership Forum, which had been organized by the Myles Munroe Ministry. The ministry said the conference would still go on regardless of Myles demise because “this is what Dr. Munroe would have wanted.”
“Dear Facebook Friends,
On behalf of Myles Munroe International and ITWLA. We would like to inform you that the Global Leadership Forum will continue. The Forum will be for two and a half days (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning). This is what Dr. Munroe would have wanted. Please keep his family and the ministry in prayers.” A post on Myles Munroe’s Facebook page read.
KENYA MOURNS MYLES MUNROE
“The news of Myles Munroe’s death have come as a shock within the Christian circles in Kenya, considering that the preacher was on a mission in the country a few weeks.
Myles carried a series of conventions in the country, which had been full to capacity. These include a talk at the Safari Park Hotel on October 21, which had been dubbed The Potential Dinner, he also addressed faithfuls at the Jubilee Christian Church (JCC), Parklands as well as attended the popular AFLEWO worship concert at Winners Chapel in Nairobi.
The internationally known Myles Munroe, 60, was in addition to founding The Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI), was also president of Myles Munroe International (MMI). The Bahamas Faith Ministries website (BFMI) describes him as a “lecturer, teacher, life coach, government consultant, and leadership mentor.”
He wrote or co-wrote more than 100 inspirational and motivational books, many of which were best-sellers in the Caribbean and Africa. His books; Understanding the Purpose and Power of Woman, Understanding the Purpose and Power of Men and The Most Important Person on Earth, Rediscovering the Kingdom are some of his popular titles among book readers in Kenya.
Myles used to personally address over 500,000 people annually on personal and professional development.
Myles, has travelled to 132 countries and although he has numerous quotes under his name, his popular quote is, “My vision, is wrapped up in one statement: I exist to transform followers into leaders. My philosophy is, trapped in every follower is a leader. My belief is, if that person is placed in the right environment, the leader will manifest himself or herself.”
“AM READY TO DIE EMPTY ” MUNROE
While speaking at one of his now last media interviews (JKL Show on KTN) while in Kenya, Myles spoke about his death and mentioned that even if he was to die, he had finished his purpose on earth adding that “we don’t die, we are eternal spirits”.
“My goal in life is to have everyone die empty……I want to challenge every Kenyan to go to the cemetery and disappoint the graveyard. Die like the Apostle Paul who said I have finished my course, I have kept the faith and I have been poured out like a drink offering. There is nothing left. I am ready to die.
That’s how I wanna die because there is nothing else to keep me alive, I’ve done was I was born to do, this to me is the greatest gift to humanity”, he told the show’s host, Jeff Koinange.
“I want to challenge every Kenyan to go to the cemetery and disappoint the graveyard. Die like the Apostle Paul who said I have finished my course, I have kept the faith and I have been poured out like a drink offering. There is nothing left. I am ready to die. When you die, die like am planning to die. Empty. It is finished.” he told the show’s host, Jeff Koinange.
Below are a few eulogies for Myles Munroe from a section of Christian faithfuls in Kenya;
“The man said he had finished his purpose and that he was ready to die and would even love to die. No sad day it’s a victory”. Kevin
“I would then say that the father deemed it fit to take him, for he had fullfilled his purpose,” Abbas
“Now when David had served in his own generation, he fell asleep; we was buried with his ancestors and his body decayed,” Kwamboka
“What a life well lived” Winnie.
“He’s challenged us to live a purposeful life,” Susan Wairimu.
“My MENTOR, My TEACHER, My SPIRITUAL Father, My ADVICER , My HERO, My LEGEND..DR MYLES MUNROE.
You shaped my spiritual and family life by depositing knowledge upon knowledge. It is through your resources that I birthed the desire for my VISION and a heart to MAXIMISE people’s POTENTIAL irrespective of what I may face. The challenge you have left for us to RUN OUR RACE like you did, POSITIVELY Impacting people’s lives.
I will miss you so much. My condolences to the family and the communities who were influenced by this great GENERAL. I SALUTE YOU Sir, RIP.”Lilo Zighe
“It’s truly with deep sadness that we receive such tragic news…But it’s with great joy we share a life well Lived. Myles Monroe has left a legacy even in his death. As we pray for his family and for those who were with him, let’s ask ourselves. “What shall be said of me when I die” The time is now to live according to our God’s intended purpose. Surely His return is very soon. “JCC
MYLES MUNROE POPULAR QUOTES
“Purpose is when you know and understand what you were born to accomplish. Vision is when you see it in your mind and begin to imagine it” “The bible does not say that a man’s education makes room for him, but that his gifts does. Education is not the key to success, it doesn,t guarantee anything; it is your gift that is the key to success”
“Anyone who develops his gifts and talents will become a commodity”
“You are meant to be going somewhere, to be headed to a destination. The poorest person in the world is a person without a dream”
“You are designed by God not to blend in, but to stand out”
“If you have hope for the future you have true riches; no matter how much you have in your account”
“Hard work and diligence are essential to success, but they require an internal motivation. That internal motivation is Vision”
“Vision is a conception that is inspired by God in the hearts of Human”
“God loves dreamers”
“You need to treat your finances as a resource God has provided to fulfil your vision, not a tool to fill your life with luxuries”
“You are not saved for the sole purpose of going to heaven; you are saved to finish your assignment on earth”
“The wealthiest place on the planet is just down the road. It is the cemetery. There lie buried companies that were never started, inventions that were never made, best-selling books that were never written, and masterpieces that were never painted.”
“Vision is the key to successful leadership”