Leonardo Blair of the Christian Post is reporting that Dr. Myles Munroe and his wife Ruth will be laid to rest on December 4 at the Bahamas Faith Ministries International Diplomat Center on Carmichael Road in Nassau, Bahamas. Prior to the funeral, a public memorial service will be held at the 5,000-seat Thomas Robinson Stadium on Wednesday, December 3. The author reports that the first church service held at their center since the Munroes and seven others died in a plane crash last week was tear-filled. The author writes:
“The Munroes daughter, Charissa, and son, Myles Munroe Jr., couldn’t hold back their tears as they faced his former congregation for the first Sunday since his untimely death with their mother, Ruth, and seven others in a fiery jet crash two Sundays ago.
Kevin Harris, spokesperson for the Bahamas Faith Ministries, which the renowned evangelical pastor and motivational speaker led before his death, told The Christian Post in an interview Monday that attendance at the church exploded Sunday with supporters who had been rocked by the tragedy.
‘We had an overflow. We had to bring in [a] tremendous amount of seating. Thousands of people turned up,’ said Harris.”
Myles Munroe offered words to the congregation for a brief moment before a pre-recorded message was played. He stated:
“‘I was gonna prepare a speech, but as I was getting ready this morning I just knew that I was coming to talk to family,’ Myles said, struggling with tears. ‘I figured I would just speak to family. It’s been the hardest week for my sister and I and my family, and everyone else that has been affected; and it’s because of family why we are able to stand here today,’ he continued.”
Read more at the Christian Post.