The concert pianist wants to share why he became a Christian. It was because he knew he was loved that he could learn of the love of God for him. Quotes 1 John 4:10. When Hideo was a 6th grader his parents divorced and he would go home from school to an empty house and felt very lonely. But when in high school his father remarried and his stepmother was a Christian. Her love for him drew him to go to church with her where the people welcomed him like a family. At a Christmas concert he heard a band perform and learned what it was to “sing praise.” He wanted to know more about the Bible so asked the pastor to teach him, nearly every day. One day the pastor told him Jesus loved him and died on the cross for his sins and then rose from the dead and lives now. He asked Hideo if he would trust Jesus as Savior. He felt it was God speaking to him and received Christ as Savior. In music college he injured his left hand in a motor scooter accident and was advised to give up piano. But he remembered John 14:1, 27 and asked God to heal him. And God did. He went on to study in France and now gives concerts in many countries.