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?
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
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…
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?)
“For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.” Whatever your opinions may be on the two leading presidential candidates, whatever decision you choose to make on Election Day, it is fair to state that the moral character of both leading presidential candidates arouses great concern for … More Are Morally Corrupt Leaders Instituted by God?
When visiting Washington, DC you cannot miss the legacy of the Roosevelt family! From parks to statues to memorials the name Roosevelt is iconic in American history. To gain a perspective on this family EPLs Corrie and Krista viewed Ken Burns’ mini-series The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. Below are some of their thoughts… *Warning: May … More Media Review – The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
When something old becomes new again in American history our Education Program Leaders (EPL) get excited! Kirk Cameron, of Full House fame, resurrected such a treasure when he explored the Forefather’s Monument in Plymouth, Massachusetts. EPLs Andrew and Sheila share their thoughts on Cameron’s movie Monumental: In Search of America’s National Treasure. *Warning: May Contain … More Movie Review – Monumental: In Search of America’s National Treasure