Doug Pagitt being interviewed on the road
Politics always was secondary for Doug Pagitt, who spent three decades serving as a pastor in Minnesota. He served at Wooddale Church under Leith Anderson, president of the National of Association of Evangelicals, and later founded Solomon’s Porch, an innovative church in Minneapolis.
After his one unsuccessful campaign for a seat in the Minnesota Legislature, Pagitt never ran again.
But priorities shifted after Donald Trump was elected president in 2016 with the help of his fellow evangelicals. Pagitt calls that election a “clarity moment” that led to his new calling. …