I Lost a Teacher: Dr Myles Munroe (20 April 1954 – 9 November 2014)
- Christian Teacher, Dr Myles Munroe, Pastor Myles, Tribute to Myles Munroe
- November 10, 2014
Dear Dr Myles,
A few days ago, while speaking to our heavenly father, I asked Him to help me do my part in ensuring that I made it to my future. In that brief moment I thought of you. I thought of you cos I had picked up the phrase ‘make it to my future’ from one of your messages,which I’ve listened to countless times. It didn’t however cross my mind then that you’d be gone only days later.
But this morning, I woke up to the news that you and your darling wife passed away yesterday. Even in death, you were with the love of your life. The thought of you leaving so soon hurts and raises several questions in my mind. The world and not just the body of Christ has lost a great man! A man committed to dying empty. A man committed to seeing God’s Kingdom established on earth as it is in heaven.
For me I’ve lost a teacher and a coach. Your books and messages have taught me more scriptural and practical truths on the subjects; fulfilling purpose, leadership, the kingdom of God and human relationships than I can mention. You taught me the word ‘inevitable‘ through one of your most famous statements; “When purpose is not known, abuse is inevitable” and your message titled ‘The Myth of Singleness’ will ever remain a classic reference material for me on that subject.
Sir, I was so sure that you’d be alive for at least another 30years that I’d written ‘Dinner with my husband and the Munroes in their own home in the Bahamas before I’m 50“, in my ‘Life time dream list’. Your sudden passing only serves to remind me of the brevity of life, this side of eternity.
Dr. Myles. Thanks so much for putting forth the effort to release and maximize you God-given potentials. Thank you for all the time you invested in proving God’s Word is true and able to produce tangible results in any part of the world. It’s my prayer that God comforts your children and other members of your family and ministry as they deal with the pain of your abrupt departure. Hope to see you when I too come home to be with the Lord.