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?
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…
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
Submitted by Traci G., Education Program Leader Saint Patrick: The real history of his amazing life from tragedy to triumph by William J. Federer Even though I’ve been doing this [studying history] for many years, it never ceases to surprise me that every look back in history leads to yet another dig further back. While … More BOOK REVIEW: SAINT PATRICK
BOOK REVIEW: Building Godly Nations by Stephen McDowell Submitted by Traci G., Education Program Leader If you have ever had any question about whether to send your child to public school or to a private Christian school, READ THIS BOOK! When there were little ones in my family I was determined that private school was … More BOOK REVIEW: Building Godly Nations by Stephen McDowell
With permission, we share the thoughts below, which were presented by ACSI’s President, Dr. Dan Egeler. They are challenging and powerful. As leaders who hope to impact the next generation, this is a must read. Although this article was written a few years ago, the results remain the same and are actually stronger with increased data support. … More Spiritual Formation in an Age of Entitlement
In order to equip students to effectively engage in the culture as Christians, it is important that they understand what it means to have a Christian worldview and how that makes a difference in every area of their lives. A “worldview” is simply a way of looking at the world and our role in it. … More WHAT IS CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW AND WHY SHOULD IT MATTER IN STUDENT TRAVEL