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…
Although Amazon is a hassle-free way to accomplish all your Christmas shopping, there is something innately satisfying about seeing, feeling or experiencing a gift firsthand before committing to buy. Yes, even if the item has 4.5 stars and 1,273 reviews. That’s why our Christmas gift to you this year is a chance to see and … More A Gift from ACTS to You!
by Andrea Hubin, Education Program Consultant / Program Leader The leaves are in the midst of changing colors here in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Most years it seems the colors change and I hardly blink before they have fallen off the trees and winter has set in. Although winter brings a beauty of its own—blankets of … More “Leaf-Changing” Education Programs
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
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!
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