WELCOME For 103 years the North Carolina Baptist Foundation, Inc. has been resourcing the Great Commission through our work with individuals, churches, associations, and institutions. Our mission is to serve North Carolina Baptists by growing, stewarding, and distributing resources for Kingdom impact. THE NOEL INSPIRATIONAL RETREAT October 17 – 18, 2023 Caraway Conference Center This event provides opportunities for hope and renewal through Bible study, inspirational music, breakouts, and opportunities for fellowship. Our theme for 2023 is “Finishing Well,” based on 1 Corinthians 9:24-25, “Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may obtain it. And everyone who competes for the prize is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a perishable crown, be we an imperishable.” Worship Leader – Kerry Johnson, Ridge Road Baptist Church Bible Study Leader – Clay Warf, North Carolina Baptist Foundation, Inc. Keynote speaker – Donald Davis, grew up near Waynesville, North Carolina, and is a graduate of Davidson College and Duke Divinity School. He is a regular headliner at the National Storytelling Festival and has been a featured storyteller at the Smithsonian Institution and the World’s Fair.