Freeport, Grand Bahama Island -
On November 12th,
just three days after the fatal plane crash, the family of Dr. Myles and
Pastor Ruth Munroe held a press conference
in the ballroom at the Grand Lucayan Hotel.
(Video) Myles Munroe's Family Issues Statement at Grand Bahama Press Conference
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Nov 12, 2014 - 5:00:20 PM
Press were asked to decline from questioning in light of the difficult
loss they have endured.
remarks was Jerome Edmonson. "If there was a group of people he
absolutely prepared, that was his family. His North American family, his
African family, his global family, his personal family. He prepared us
all for whatever may come," said Edmonson.
He then introduced the son of Rev. Munroe, Chairo (Myles Jr.) who
read a statement surrounded by his family and Bahamas Faith Ministries
colleagues. He acknowledged everyone who died in the crash.
"We want you all to know that in spite of the recent tragedy that claimed the lives of my parents Dr. Myles and Ruth Munroe, my uncle Dr. Richard Pinder, our chief pilot Captain Stanley Thurston, our first officer Frankan Cooper, our youth pastors Lavard and Radel Parks, their son Johanan Parks and their unborn child and our dear friend Diego Santiago." he said.
"We are not sure how or why, something like this would be allowed to
happen to such great individuals, but still, God is in control. The past
few days have been the most difficult times for my sister and I, my
family and all of those affected by this loss."
"We are all saddened by this tragic event, but we are comforted and
encouraged by the outpouring of love and support from everyone around
the country and those around the world at large," said Munroe.
Lastly, Jamaican minister, Dr Peter Morgan, President of the International Third World Leaders Association offered some words of prayer and encouragement.
made the decision on Sunday evening to go on with the conference (Global
Leadership Forum) it is because we felt and we knew that the vision,
the burden, the passion, the messages of the life of Dr. Myles, sister
Ruth, Richard, and all those that were in that aircraft lived for God,
and they died in God," said Morgan.
Dr. Myles Munroe Memorial Service and Funeral Announced
PHOTOS of the PRESS CONFERENCE here
Dr. Myles Munroe among 9 dead in Grand Bahama plane crash
5 passengers from Sunday's plane crash in Grand Bahama officially identified by police
Bahamas Faith Ministries Intl press statement on Dr Myles tragic plane crash
Chairo (Myles Jr.) reads a statement. His sister it on the left. Photo: David Mackey, Mackey Media Ltd. / TheBahamasWeekly.com
Photos: Mackey Media Ltd. / TheBahamasWeekly.com
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