December 7

IMG In Depth: Home to Eden | Interview: Chris Katulka

This week, our executive producer Steve Conover sits down with our host Chris Katulka to talk about an article Chris wrote in Israel My Glory magazine entitled, “Home to Eden.” We’ll learn how Greek philosophy crept into Christian beliefs of heaven and what believers in Jesus really have to look forward to when we die. We hope this encourages you as we celebrate Emmanuel, God with us this month.

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December 7

IMG In Depth: Home to Eden | Interview: Chris Katulka

This week, our executive producer Steve Conover sits down with our host Chris Katulka to talk about an article Chris wrote in Israel My Glory magazine entitled, “Home to Eden.” We’ll learn how Greek philosophy crept into Christian beliefs of heaven and what believers in Jesus really have to look forward to when we die. We hope this encourages you as we celebrate Emmanuel, God with us this month.

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The Friends of Israel Today is an outreach of The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry.

We stand against every form of anti-Semitism and support the right of the Jewish people to live in their ancient homeland, Israel. Additionally, FOI actively invests in the edification of Christians by teaching Scripture that exemplifies why loving the Jewish people and supporting Israel is integral to the Christian faith. Today, FOI’s presence spans the globe with ministry workers serving Jewish people worldwide.


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Staff

Chris Katulka

FOI Radio Host/Teacher

Chris joined The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry in 2004. He’s host and Bible teacher on our weekly radio program and podcast The Friends of Israel Today, writes for Israel My Glory magazine and the FOI blog. In addition, he has led multiple tours to Israel and is an in-demand conference speaker. After graduating from the Institute of Jewish Studies in 2001, he received his B.S. in Bible from Cairn University (formerly Philadelphia Biblical University), and a Masters of Theology in Old Testament studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. Chris lives in the Philadelphia area with his wife Karen and their 4 children.

Tom Gallione

Associate Producer/Engineer

Tom joined The Friends of Israel in 2000 and currently serves as Internet Ministries Manager in addition to his responsibilities with the radio program. After graduating from The Friends of Israel’s Institute of Biblical Studies in 1990, he received his B.S. in Bible and B.A. in Music from Philadelphia Biblical University (Cairn University) in Langhorne, PA. Tom lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with his wife, Tadako.

Sarah Fern

Co-writer

Sarah is the Assistant Director of Media Ministries for The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry. She co-writes for the Friends of Israel Today radio program, manages the FOI blog, and creates content for various publications within the ministry. She has been serving with FOI since 2007. Sarah completed the two-year Bible program at Word of Life Bible Institute and has her B.S. in Business Administration from Liberty University. She lives in the Philadelphia area with her husband, Martin, and their son.

Steve Conover

Executive Producer/Co-Host

Steve is Executive Vice President of The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry. He has been serving with the ministry, including FOI radio, since 1995 and had the privilege of being mentored for many years by former FOI radio host Elwood McQuaid. Steve also oversees the media ministries department. He is a 1990 graduate of The Friends of Israel’s Institute of Biblical Studies. In 1994, he completed a program at the Broadcasters Training Center with legendary broadcaster Bill Singer, and received his FCC license. Steve is currently completing his Bachelor’s in Bible with a minor in Communication through Lancaster Bible College. Steve resides in the Philadelphia area with his wife Beth. They have two adult daughters.

The Voice of Zvi Kalisher


Mike Kellogg has been in newspaper and radio news and production for almost 50 years, both in secular and Christian venues. In 2014 he retired from Moody Radio after 42 years. He narrated the first recorded version of the NLT of the Bible. For nearly 30 years he taught at Moody Bible Institute as adjunct professor in communications. He and his wife, Nancy Smith Kellogg, consider their greatest ongoing accomplishment, rearing their six children and 17 grandchildren.

Program Music


The Friends of Israel Today and Apples of Gold themes, as well as other music throughout our program were composed and performed by Jeremy Strong.