Just four months ago, news that Dr. Myles Munroe and his wife died in a plane crashed shocked Christians around the world.

In addition to devastating their children, it shook the congregation he pastored in the Nassau, Bahamas. But as Wendy Griffith found out, the church is now growing with a new passion to keep Munroe’s legacy alive.

Munroe was born in the Bahamas. It’s one of the world’s most popular vacation destinations: the white sandy beaches, tropical climate and friendy people make the Bahamas a little paradise on earth. And it was here, on an island just 21 miles long by 7 miles wide, that Munroe rose to international fame.

It was also here, on Nov. 9, 2014, that the unthinkable happened. While flying in bad weather to a leadership conference, Munroe’s plane hit a crane on approach to the airport.

All on board died, including Munroe’s wife Ruth, two other pastors from Munroe’s church and five others.

The tragedy led many to ask, “Why, why did this have to happen?”

“I think in that moment, it caused all of us to kind of question,” Bahamas Pastor Dale Moss, president of Northeastern Pastors’ Alliance, said. “We’re still tusseling wth this.”

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