WATCH: Tom Hanks’ Son Chet Hanks Says Experience Where He ‘Felt Touched by the Hand of God’ Led to His Conversion from Atheism

Chet Hanks speaks about his faith in an Instagram post on February 2, 2021. | Instagram: chethanx

Actor and musician Chester Hanks, better known as Chet and the son of Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, described his conversion from atheism after being touched by the hand of God.

Hanks, who has starred in recurring roles on TV shows such as “Empire,” made an appearance on the “IMPAULSIVE Clips” podcast, where he opened up about a time in his teens that his famous parents sent him away to a wilderness camp because of his bad behavior.

The 30-year-old said it was during that time in his young life that he realized God was real. At age 17, Hanks spent 12 weeks at a camp in a remote area of Utah. Filled with rage and far removed from civilization, the then-professing “atheist” said it was a “day hike” that changed his life.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Jeannie Law

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