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Posted by on May. 19, 2013 at 9:35 PM
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Vision & Guiding Principle
 
The Christian Phone Book and Christian Chamber are built on what BusinessWeek magazine once called "the ultimate competitive advantage": the wealth of proven marketplace strategies found in the Scriptures. We aim not only at growing our clients' businesses, but also adding value to the lives we come in contact with on a daily basis.
 
One way we do that is by empowering consumers to obtain services and products of the highest quality by pointing them to pre-screened vendors that share their values. Meanwhile, we also work to grow our members' influence and resources by combining authentic Christ-like behavior, accountability and sophisticated marketing tools. We believe that as we apply biblical principles to our business dealings, we'll naturally enjoy increased profits, strengthened relationships and influence in the marketplace.
 
Advertiser's Challenge
 
As we partner with each client, we recognize our success and integrity are intimately tied to theirs--hence the need for accountability for all parties.
 
While none of us is perfect, we do expect our advertisers to continuously strive to be like thePerfect One. So before we endorse and promote member businesses to the public, members agree to consistently practice the following:
  • Provide a fair price
  • Provide high-quality, punctual service and/or products
  • Conduct business with integrity, in a manner consistent with biblical principles
  • Train their staff to represent biblical values and standards
  • Seek to resolve conflicts through a biblically-based conciliation approach
The point is not to make our organization an exclusive one, but to fulfill our collective promise to our community.
 
 
Client Feedback
 
"Advertising with the Christian Phone Book has been my best form of marketing. It has surpassed all our other marketing efforts combined, generating at least 25 new clients last year." Rodney Mann, Miami Accounting
 
"The Christian Phone Book has consistently been my best advertising investment and has allowed us to reach a base of value-oriented and loyal new customers." Elijah Montgomery, Indiana Plumbing and Drain
 
"After our listing appeared in the Christian Phone Book, we immediately received an overwhelming amount of calls. Our phone has been ringing off the hook with new prospect inquiries." Rhonda Wagoner, Serendipity Banquet Hall & Catering
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Please submit your feedback right here on ChristianPhoneBook.com to help us monitor our advertisers' service and quality levels. (After finding your vendor, click on "Reviews" and share your experience with us.)
 
While none of us is perfect, we do have an agreement with the organizations featured on this web site to continuously strive to be like the Perfect One.
 
We use your feedback to provide personal encouragement or development assistance to our advertisers so they can fine-tune their performance as needed.
 
 

 
 



A few co-workers mentioned they got these phone books tossed on their front porches this week.  What do you think - Is this a form of discrimination towards secular businesses?  What if a business felt forced to buy space in this book for fear of losing the business of Christians...is that fair?

Sherri

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by on May. 19, 2013 at 9:35 PM
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candlegal
by Judy on May. 19, 2013 at 9:37 PM
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Those have been around for years.   It isn't anything new.

candlegal
by Judy on May. 19, 2013 at 9:39 PM

as far as fair goes, I don't see a problem with it.

Sekirei
by Nari Trickster on May. 19, 2013 at 9:46 PM
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Well, I want one so I know which businesses to avoid

jllcali
by Jane on May. 19, 2013 at 10:12 PM
If an all inclusive phone book is available in the area, I don't give a shit.
Euphoric
by Bazinga! on May. 19, 2013 at 10:13 PM

 Weird

AlekD
by Gold Member on May. 19, 2013 at 10:16 PM
The back of my church bulletin has spaces for ads of the businesses run by people who go to the Church or nearby parishes. Its basically the same thing. I dont see the problem.
PurdueMom
by Sherri on May. 19, 2013 at 10:24 PM
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As a small business owner, I don't like it.  I realize there is nothing I can do about it, but it is exclusive and not for good reasons.  Oh well. 

PurdueMom
by Sherri on May. 19, 2013 at 10:26 PM

I'm curious... Do the businesses that advertise in your church's bulletin have to pass certain moral tests before being endorsed?

Quoting AlekD:

The back of my church bulletin has spaces for ads of the businesses run by people who go to the Church or nearby parishes. Its basically the same thing. I dont see the problem.


Sherri

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AlekD
by Gold Member on May. 19, 2013 at 10:30 PM
Not sure. They do have to attend the church or another one in the diocese.

Quoting PurdueMom:

I'm curious... Do the businesses that advertise in your church's bulletin have to pass certain moral tests before being endorsed?

Quoting AlekD:

The back of my church bulletin has spaces for ads of the businesses run by people who go to the Church or nearby parishes. Its basically the same thing. I dont see the problem.


viv212
by Gold Member on May. 19, 2013 at 10:32 PM
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Who uses phone books anymore? That's like using the TV Guide.
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