Bassam Adranly was born a Palestinian and grew up in the Greek Orthodox Christian tradition. In a recent interview with Revive Live, he says he often criticized Jews. While in his 20s and attending a university in Tel Aviv, he turned to atheism. In 1995, he says he had a personal encounter with Jesus Christ that turned his life around. “Every night I was dreaming of Him, all night through,” Adranly says.

“Going with Him and His disciples everywhere. … and all day through, I couldn’t get His words out of my mind.” Adranly said at the time he had a hatred of Jews like many other Palestinians. “I was wrestling with this and I knew it was wrong. So I gave myself to the Lord to change it,” he told the television program. Adranly said God touched his heart and his prejudice was gone. READ MORE