Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Site helps churches connect digitally with worshippers

From CBS-

Whether it's the Bible, Quran or Torah, for centuries religions have worked to get the word out. Now, congregations are embracing the digital world to build their communities, CBS News' Elaine Quijano reports.

When Sean Coughlin was growing up, his Christian faith was always a big part of his life.

"I played baseball and went to church, that's really all I did," Coughlin said.

But after he moved to New York as an adult, he was frustrated with the challenges of finding a congregation on his own.

"I know there are dozens of sites to help you find a doctor or a restaurant or a vacation but no good sites to help you find a place of worship," Coughlin said.

So he quit his corporate job and started, a directory for religious institutions across the country.

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