Word Alive began in 1987 by distributing books from the basement of a home in
Niverville, Manitoba, Canada. The past 30+ years have
been a tremendous journey of learning, growing, and changing to support our customers.
Like many other ventures, ours was realized in response to a problem. In 1987, it was difficult to
inspirational resources so we set out to be part of the solution. The need for these resources
continues, and as a
result, today we serve some of the fastest growing segments of the Christian market.
Word Alive has grown every year since its inception, and our mandate in the coming years is to
honour our customers, our
suppliers, and our coworkers by providing the highest quality service and products that they
need. This website is
always being updated to inform you of the thousands of quality resources we carry and we hope
you’ll find it helpful as
you continue to serve your customers’ needs.
Word Alive offers the best overall discounts, service, and programs in the
industry, with no hoops to jump through and
no hidden fees.
As a Christian bookstore, you are an integral part of fulfilling this mission. We are
continually striving to serve you better. We are in touch with your needs and are constantly
improving and updating our services to meet these needs even more effectively.
We are committed to bringing you elite quality in all that we do. It is our desire to help you
where you are today and
to be by your side where you want to be tomorrow. We want you to have the best we can offer
The best overall discount on most books and
Bibles every day, not just the industry best-sellers: 42%
The best freight policy in the industry:
- 4% for orders $250-$999.99
- 3% for orders $1,000 plus
- Up to $249.99 for actual freight cost.
The best same-day shipping: in by 2:00 PM EST,
out the door the same day
The best standard terms available: 30 day; 60
day; 90 day* *(pending credit approval)
The best priced array of programs and services
in the market place: including stickering, free new-release program, free on-line
inventory review, free re-stocking, and more.
The best election in hassle-free ordering
methods: including most formats of electronic ordering, on-line, phone-in, fax-in, and
As a Word Alive customer, you will also enjoy the easiest no-hassle return policy, a wide selection
of products, and the
90% average fill-rate that we aim to maintain daily.
May 19, 2016 by Word Alive Press
Word Alive Merges with Major U.S. Distributor to create a North American Distribution Hub
Over the past 12 months, Word Alive distributors have been strategizing with Anchor
Distributors, a U.S. based company, to enhance the way Christian products are distributed
throughout North America. On June 1st, 2016, the two distributors will combine to create a
new partnership. This will provide long-term stability in the supply chain for Canadian
retailers, online sellers, and churches in our great country.