Murray Tilles, director of Light of Messiah Ministries in Atlanta, GA, is a Jewish believer originally from North Carolina. He was born and raised in a traditional Conservative Jewish home. Murray has been a believer for more than 32 years accepting his Messiah at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill where he graduated in 1982 with his degree in Economics.
Murray has worked to share Jesus with the Jewish community for 32 years, spending six years as a staff worker with the ministry of Jews for Jesus. He and his wife, Alana, have ministered in thousands of churches in all 48 continental United States as well as in Canada, South Africa, England, and Israel. God has been faithful, as many Jewish people have come to know their Messiah through Murray’s work. Murray has earned an M. Div. and an M.A. in Counseling from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL.
He and Alana have two children, Nathan Asher and Shayna Ariel.
Murray also speaks in churches around the country helping his brothers and sisters in Christ understand the Jewish roots of our faith through Passover services, teaching on the Jewish foundation of faith in Christ, the Jewish festivals, the conflict in the Middle East.