Have you ever been skeptical of certain establishments (or people) that carry the label “Christian”? Do you ever struggle to find any significant difference between some of these establishments and their secular counterparts? Whether it be coffee shops, restaurants, sports teams, bands, schools, celebrities, families, or the like, sometimes the name “Christian” seems to go … More What’s the difference?
Are you looking for a chapel/assembly speaker that will really connect with your students? One that will hold their attention and impact their lives? We would like to highly recommend having Michael Furchert come to your school! Hearing his story will not only keep their attention, it will challenge and inspire them to be world-changers for … More Legacy of Faith: Man from East Berlin to Share Personal Story at Your School
How do you, as an educator, prepare your students to think critically and engage wisely in this topsy-turvy political climate? Take them back to the foundations. Teach them the whos, whys and hows of the founding of our nation. Teach them its purpose. Teach them about those who gave up their lives to gain and … More Engaging Wisely
And you’re back again. Back to the old, familiar routine of: setting up your classroom for another year attending staff meetings and teacher training sessions delivering your first-day-of-class speech on rules and expectations gathering first impressions of which students will test your patience this year If you’ve been doing this for a while, the ebb … More Something Old, Something New
Published in 2006, David McCullough’s 1776 has become a contemporary classic. It is a must read for anyone interested in the American Revolution, including our Education Program Leaders! Check out EPL Will’s review of this bestselling book. “Depending on one’s point of view, “revolution” has different connotations. To those not okay with the status quo, revolution … More 1776: A Book Review
This billboard message catches my eye every time I take the highway. Although I tend to avoid ordering from this particular pizzeria because of their higher prices, I must nod my head in agreement with their ad. Each time I opt for cheaper pizza instead, it tastes like…cheap pizza. At American Christian Tours, we don’t … More You Can Get Cheaper Pizza…
Teenage philanthropist Austin Gutwein wrote the book LIVE TO GIVE with the hope of inspiring other young people to approach life differently. Check out EPL Maxine’s review of this book. Do you need to be “old” before you can be used by God for his purpose? Do you need to have a degree in your … More Live to Give!
As the end of the school year rapidly approaches, and chatter in the hallways turns toward summer activities and vacation plans, perhaps all YOU are thinking about is how to keep students’ minds focused on final assignments and exams before they mentally check out for the summer! At American Christian Tours, we know: * You … More Let us work for you…
A cold March wind is currently howling outside my window; I watch with fascination as trees bend and sway under its force. I have already been outside once to rescue my kids’ toys from hurtling off our front porch into our neighbor’s yard. Grounded. This one word emerges in my mind and sticks there as … More When Culture Winds Blow…
January is the month of “new”: new year, new semester, new goals (new diets that may already be feeling “old”???). So, what better time to take a fresh new look at American Christian Tours? Below, we’ve briefly answered just a few common questions teachers may have about ACTS. So where can I travel with my … More Who Are We? (And why do we keep bugging you?)