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What is CBD's Church Resource Center, and how can my church benefit from it?

While CBD has always offered a wide selection of church supplies, Bibles, worship materials, curriculum and VBS kits, discipleship guides, leadership and evangelism books, youth ministry tools, preaching and pastoral helps, church software, commentaries, and more, we have now made it even easier for you to get what you need, when you need it, by providing expert advice, timely specials, and personal service through our reorganized church website ( and our newly formed call center team.

Through the Church Resource Center, you now have direct access to a dedicated team of people who will provide you personal attention. Whether you have a product question, need an item fast, or are looking for large quantities, you can call us at 1-888-420-3474 or e-mail us at and we'll do our best to serve you.

Does the Church Resource Center focus on a particular theological view point or denomination?
No. Our offers and materials are from a variety of publishers and are not limited to a particular denomination or interpretation of the Bible. To understand the reason why we carry as much as we do, from across all denominations, please read our philosophy of product selection.
My church has a website that occasionally features Christian books for purchase for a sermon series, small group, or campaign. Can you partner with us in this?
Absolutely! Your church website can earn you money through's Affiliate program. Once your application has been approved, we'll set you up with the links (specially formatted with your unique tracking code, allowing us to credit you with the sale) to put on your church website, to direct folks to You can earn up to 12% on all net merchandise sales through these links. When someone in your congregation is looking for a recommended book or a title you mentioned in a sermon, just point them to where your church website links to us. Sign up now to become a affiliate!
We want the name of our church on the Bibles and hymnals we order. Do you offer imprinting on your products?

Yes! When you complete an order online at, you will be asked if you want any of the titles imprinted.

  • Single imprint, or each unique imprint, $6.99 each
  • 10 or more with the same imprint, $3.99 each
  • Please note: some Bibles are not easily imprintable. We won't offer imprinting on products that are not viable candidates for imprinting, such as certain hardcovers and imitation leather covers. Some items, however, are imprinted at the discretion of the buyer. (Imprinted items may not be returned for replacement or refund, unless the imprint or item is defective). We have answers to all your imprinting questions.

What are the benefits of becoming a CBD Member?

For only $5 a year, customers in the U.S. and Canada ($8 for international customers) will receive our Members' Newsletter six times a year. Each newsletter gives customers the inside scoop on new titles and alerts them to any future price changes. The newsletter also passes along price reductions to our members on overstocked, out-of-print, and discontinued items.

In addition, CBD Members are guaranteed the lowest prices on every item. Sometimes CBD's prices vary slightly from the website and from catalog to catalog, but when you're a member, you can always count on the very lowest sale price we have to offer!

For more information about the benefits of membership, visit our Member Info page.

Where can I get a catalog for my church staff?
We can mail you catalogs; they are also available for viewing online. You can request a CBD catalog from us or view the catalog online. The Church Supply, Bibles, and Pastors' Resources catalogs are great places to start.
What happens if I need to return a product?
We understand that the need to return items to us may arise. If you happen to order too many of a title, say a Bible study, you may return the extra copies to us within 30 days of your order, provided that they are in saleable condition. If your items were damaged, defective, or incorrectly shipped, we'll gladly replace them. Imprinted items may not be returned for replacement or refund, unless the imprint or item is defective. Please check our returns policy for complete details, including how this applies to computer software and media items (DVDs, CDs, etc.).
How do I order from the Church Resource Center?
You can order several ways:
Phone:1-888-420-3474 -- M-F: 8:00am-5:00pm ET
1-800-CHRISTIAN (1-800-247-4784)
Mail:Christian Book Distributors
P.O. Box 7000
Peabody, MA 01961-7000

Please Note: Our Customer Service department is open Monday-Friday 8am-11pm ET and Saturday 9am-8pm ET

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