Pastor Myles Munroe was an author, leadership mentor, life coach, lecturer and government consultant who served as the senior pastor of Bahamas Faith Ministries International, or BFMI, and leader of Myles Munroe International, or MMI. He was also president of the International Leadership Training Institute and chief executive officer and chairman of the board of the International Third World Leaders Association.
A Bahamian Evangelical Christian evangelist and ordained Pentecostal minister, Munroe was born in Nassau, Bahamas, in 1954 as Myles Egbert Munroe. A lifetime resident of the Commonwealth, he was raised in Bain Town, a suburb of Nassau. Muroe received his bachelor's degree in education and theology from Oral Roberts University, or ORU, where he also served as the adjunct professor of the Graduate School of Theology. He received his master's degree in administration in 1980 from the University of Tulsa.
Munroe's wife, Ruth Munroe, served as a co-pastor at Bahamas Faith Ministries International. Their children are Charisa and Myles, Jr., who is also known as Chairo. Munroe received an award from the Order of the British Empire for services to religion in 1998, the Bahamian Silver Jubilee Award for service to the Bahamas in the area of spiritual, social and religious development also in 1998 and Alumnus of the Year from Oral Roberts University in 2004. Munroe and his wife passed away in a plane crash on November 9, 2014.