Dr. Myles Munroe (1954-2014)

A leader of leaders, Dr. Myles Munroe was an internationally renowned author, lecturer, teacher, life coach, government consultant, and leadership mentor. He spent over thirty years traveling the world and training leaders in business, education, government, and religion. He delivered his message on personal and professional development to more than 500,000 people yearly and millions through his Media program.

Dr. Munroe was also the founder of the Board of Trustees of the International Third World Leaders Association (ITWLA)—an all-professional global network of leaders, focusing on formal leadership development and training primarily in developing nations. He was also the founder and president of Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI), an all-encompassing network of ministries headquartered in Nassau, Bahamas. Additionally, he served as Senior Pastor of BFM International Fellowship, one of the largest churches in his native country, the Bahamas. 

Dr. Munroe was a multi-gifted, international motivational speaker, best-selling author, and business consultant to governments, Fortune 500 Companies, and corporations, addressing the critical issues that affect every aspect of human, professional, leadership, social, and spiritual development. He wrote over 38 books; many of which became bestselling books in the marketplace including Becoming a Leader, The Spirit of Leadership, The Principles & Power of Vision, The Pursuit of Purpose, Rediscovering the Kingdom, Understanding Your Potential, Releasing Your Potential, God’s Big Idea, and In Charge among many others.

Dr. Munroe was invited to over 80 nations as an ambassador of his nation, the Bahamas, to address government bodies, business leaders, universities, and religious organizations. Dr. Munroe was his nation’s youngest recipient of the Queen's Birthday Honors of the Order of The British Empire (OBE) Award 1998, which was bestowed on him by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth of England for his spiritual and social contributions to the national development of the Bahamas. He was also honored by the government of the Bahamas with the Silver Jubilee Award (SJA) for providing 25 years of outstanding service to the Bahamas in the category of spiritual, social and religious development.

Dr. Munroe and his wife Ruth Ann Munroe are survived by two children: Charisa and Chairo (Myles Jr.).