Along with his wife, Ruth, and about seven others, Dr. Myles Munroe, was killed in a plane crash yesterday, November 9, 2014. Dr. Munroe, 60, was a prominent pastor, author, and leadership consultant.
Before there was N.T. Wright, John Piper, or even a John Calvin, there was Dr. Myles Munroe. About 15 years ago, God began to use the writings of Dr. Myles Munroe, especially on leadership and the kingdom, to significantly impact my own life. In fact, it was Dr. Munroe’s Becoming a Leader: Everyone Can Do It that began a life changing journey for me–completing college, seminary, local pastorates, and now a chaplain in the US Army.
And while those who have come to know and love him are mourning his loss at this moment, let it be said that by the sovereign grace of Almighty God, Dr. Myles Munroe lived a life of purpose–a life pouring into the lives of others and thus allowing them to discover, understand, maximize, and unleash their potential, in kingdom living, for the glory of God.
According to Dr. Munroe, “The worst tragedy in life is not death. It is life without a purpose.”