Biblical response to Critical Race Theory to be topic of fall C3 at LC

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By Sierra Boudreaux, Wildcats Media

Louisiana College will have its first C3 conference of the fall semester on Monday,
Sept. 20 with guest speaker Dale Clayton.

Clayton, a 40-year veteran of college basketball and athletic administration, will be
speaking on “The Biblical Response to Critical Race Theory.”

Critical race theory is based on the idea that race is a social construct that has been
embedded in many policies and legal systems instead of it being the product of
individual bias or prejudice.

The C3 (Christ, Church, Culture) conference was started by President Rick Brewer to
discuss today’s issues through biblical truth with not only the campus community, but
the surrounding communities as well.

“Critical Race Theory as a Marxist construct is problematic on multiple fronts and
antithetical to the Gospel,” Brewer said. “As a Christ-centered college built on the
Truth of God’s Word we view our cultural through the lens of Scripture. Coach Dale
Clayton will address the fallacies of CRT by offering biblical application and Truth.

“According to Christopher F. Rufo, founder and director of Battlefront, a public
policy research center, Christ-followers must ‘point out the dishonesty of the
historical narrative on which critical race theory is predicated, we must promote the
true story of America—a story that is honest about injustices in American history, but
that places them in the context of our nation’s high ideals and the progress we have
made towards realizing them. Genuine American history is rich with stories of
achievements and sacrifices that will move the hearts of Americans— in stark contrast
to the grim and pessimistic narrative pressed by critical race theorists.”’

Clayton teaches a small group and chairs the Racial Reconciliation Group at Milligan
University and Brentwood Baptist Church. He has held a position as the vice president
for Nations of Coaches since 2012.

The C3 conference will be held in Guinn Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. The public is
invited to attend. Masks must be on when in the building.

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