GRASSROOTS CHURCH

is a relational network of gospel-formed communities who live as subversive missionary servants in and for Colorado Springs. We are part of a missional church planting movement (Forge Colorado Springs) committed to multiply apprentices of Jesus and missional, incarnational expressions of the church glocally (locally and globally).

HOUSEHOLD MODEL

In the GRASSROOTS family, we affirm that men and women living TOGETHER under the rule and reign of Jesus complete the image of God and are equal in value/being, different in roles, and beautifully complementary. In view of this, both men AND women are able to lead within and teach the entire church body according to their affirmed gifting, character, and ability.

Family Gathering

GRASSROOTS Church Family Gathering

Our Gospel Communities gather as a family on Sunday morning from 10:30am – Noon @ 719 Commons for worship through music, equipping, prayer, communion, the expression of Trinitarian Gifts and our monthly Agape Feast.

Gospel Communities

GRASSROOTS Church Gospel Communities

GOSPEL COMMUNITIES are gatherings of 6-16 people that engage in missional rhythms of life together with intentionality. They eat, learn, pray, serve and seek to tangibly express the kingdom as a sign, foretaste, and instrument.

Fight Clubs

GRASSROOTS Church Fight Clubs

FIGHT CLUBS are gatherings of 2-4 people (from various Gospel Communities) who encourage one another to keep the gospel the central reality of their lives as they live on mission in the world transformationally.

God the Approachable Father

“Mom, mom, mom, MOM, MOM, MOMMMMMYYYYYYY!!” Startled out of my daydreaming, I suddenly enter back into reality to my three-year-old daughter desperately trying to get my attention for the fifteenth time in just as many minutes. She wanted to ask me a vitally important question about the whereabouts of one of her favorite stuffed animals…

God’s Faithfulness Built into Our DNA

Heartbroken and weeping, the Apostle Peter sobbed by himself. Chest convulsing, all he could see burned into his memory were the soft, brown eyes of his dearest friend whom he had just purposefully and vehemently disowned in a moment of gripping fear. (Luke 22:56-62) Peter remembered the first time those eyes had looked at him…

Redemption Song

I LOVE music, but especially orchestral (i.e. Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, etc.) and jazz. I enjoy diving deep into the the chaotic order of rhythms, syncopation, melody, harmony, lyrical expression, instrumental nuance, etc. While studying music at the University of North Texas, one of the highlights…

The Counter-Intuitive Kingdom :: BeAttitudes

I was recently with a friend over dinner at a local restaurant talking about life. As we were talking, the Spirit specifically brought the BeAttitudes to mind (Matthew 5:3-12). Our church had recently prayed in response to this section of Scripture communally, initiating a stream of thinking, meditation, and reflection…

Shame’s Covering

    Shame. We’re all acquainted with this pit in our stomach; we’ve felt and been forced into shame since before we knew how to spell our names. Guilt. The anxious feeling that we need to hide so we aren’t exposed and embarrassed. When I was 5 or 6 years old, I...

Weakness in the Wilderness

A week ago, I experienced vertigo for the first time, though only briefly. Then, a couple of days later, it began again and has not ceased even until this very moment. In being bed-ridden this week, I’ve experienced a new kind of weakness in which I, literally, cannot...

equip :: “preparing, mending, or restoring people to their proper use”

Above is the YouTube playlist (expandable menu in the upper left corner) for what we call “Trinitarian Gifts” which restore the body to health, equip the church for ministry, and catalyze the church for mission. Each video is from 1-3 minutes in length.

Above is the YouTube playlist (expandable menu in the upper left corner) of book overviews for the Eat This Book NT Challenge (PDF download) (NT 1x – annually, 4x – quarterly, or 12x – monthly – in 2018). Signup HERE to receive book overviews via email (“Doable” plan only).
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719 Commons

GRASSROOTS Church
Sunday @ 10:30AM
1425 N. Union Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Mailing Address:
3246 Centennial Blvd #210
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Eat This Book NT Challenge

Read the NT 1x (annually), 4x (quarterly), or 12x (monthly) in 2018 with a weekly "prayerful missional movement" to engage as subversive missionary servants in Colorado Springs. For those reading it 1x annually, you will receive book overview videos on the "bold" dates in your reading plan. Regardless, a video playlist of the overviews and a PDF of the reading plan are on grassrootscs.org.

Thank you for signing up for the Eat This Book NT Challenge 2018.