Emergent Leader, Doug Pagitt, Postponing Political Campaign

COMMENTARY Doug Pagitt, one of the original “Emergent” leaders from Leadership Network, announced last fall that he would be running for office in the Minnesota State Legislature, but has now announced that he will be postponing his political campaign until 2012 because of lack of financial support.1 Pagitt is the author of several books, all … [Read more…]

Doug Pagitt No Longer Speaking at Southern Baptist Convention Event

On September 14th, Lighthouse Trails reported that Doug Pagitt would be the featured speaker at the Baptist State Convention North Carolina Wired2Grow 2007. We have now learned that Pagitt is no longer scheduled to speak. We spoke with personnel at the BSCNC office after learning that Pagitt’s name had been removed from the conference website. … [Read more…]

Emergent Manifesto: Book by Tony Jones and Doug Pagitt to Be Released Next Spring

Baker Books, another Christian publisher that is getting on the contemplative/emerging bandwagon, will be releasing a book next spring called Emergent Manifesto. Here is a link to a 32 page excerpt of the book (from the publishers website). The book, edited by Jones and Pagitt, is a conglomeration of the writings of several emerging leaders, … [Read more…]