Krista has been a part of the ACTS team since 2010 leading students throughout the historic East Coast. She is an enthusiastic storyteller whose passion for Jesus and America shine as she champions young people and adults to live their lives for a greater purpose! Check out Krista’s blog post on crossexamined.org where she addresses the question: … More Krista: Program Leader-Blogger-Worldchanger
As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, are you looking for a good book with which to curl up and be cozy? if so, Sohailah, an ACTS Education Program Leader recommends The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara. Here is her review: This book was the first book I read by a member of the … More Book Review: The Killer Angels
You can feel it in the air — the excitement of a brand new school year! One of the benefits of our electronic world is that education in no longer limited to brick-and-mortar institutions. And there are also opportunities for high quality learning that cost little — or even nothing, such as through the … More Back to School Time!
Sights and sounds from Arlington National Cemetery are common during the summer month as we celebrate Memorial Day, Flag Day, and Independence Day. This year has provided the extra celebration of Arlington’s 150th anniversary! Visiting Arlington is memorable for students as they witness the sobering reality of duty and sacrifice. Sohailah, a seasoned Education Program … More In Honored Glory
Students today are being impacted by many things. Pop culture, social media, games, and entertainment are all competing for the hearts of America’s youth. Are patriotism and self-sacrifice becoming out-dated? We don’t think so. Investing in our young people has lasting impact. A sixth-grader on a recent Education Program shares her story – in her … More How can a 6th grader be a patriot?
American Christian Tours Education Program Leaders are lifelong learners! In order to give their best while on the road with students, they invest in their own learning at home. Corrie H. recently completed a program provided by The National Center for Constitutional Studies; this is her review. The National Center for Constitutional Studies (NCCS)’s eleven … More The Making of America
“I have one life and one chance to make it count for something… My faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference.” ― Jimmy Carter At American Christian Tours, being an Education Program … More Taking it to the Community!
Submitted by Kelly B., Director of Operations and Education Program Leader American Christian Tours recently developed an Education Program that focuses on the time period between the end of the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. This caused me to dive into learning about this era of history of which I knew little. My … More Book Review: Birmingham Revolution
Thirty years ago, American Christian Tours was incorporated in the state of California by Grant and Nancy Jonsson, who became its president and vice-president. At that time they were the sole employees. The first offices were in a small, one room office that was part of a mini-storage warehouse. The second office was in a … More IT’S BEEN THIRTY YEARS…