The Friends of Israel (FOI) is a worldwide Christian ministry communicating biblical truth about Israel and the Messiah, while fostering solidarity with the Jewish people.
The Friends of Israel Today is FOI's magazine style radio program/podcast made up multiple segments; bible teaching, interviews, and dramatic readings of Holocaust survivor Zvi Kalisher's articles, entitled Apples of Gold.
The program is heard on over 500 radio stations throughout the United States.
Chris joined The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry in 2004 and currently serves as Assistant Director of North American Ministries. After graduating from the Institute of Jewish Studies, he received his B.S. in Bible from Cairn University (formerly Philadelphia Biblical University) and a Master’s of Theology in Old Testament studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. Chris lives in the Philadelphia area with his wife, Karen, and their 4 children.
Steve is Executive Vice President of The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry and has been part of our radio team since 1995. Steve also oversees the media ministries department. He is a graduate of The Friends of Israel’s Institute of Biblical Studies and has a certificate in broadcasting. Steve has his B.A. in Bible with a minor in Communication from Lancaster Bible College and is currently pursuing his Master’s in Leadership Studies through Capital Seminary. Steve resides in the Philadelphia area with his wife, Beth. They have two adult daughters.