About Us

Forge Colorado Springs Team/Partners

Forge Colorado Springs Team

Rowland Smith

Rowland Smith

Forge Director

After serving in church staff contexts for over twenty two years, answered a call to missional and incarnational ministry by opening Third Space Coffee in Colorado Springs. Rowland and his wife Kitty launched Third Space as a missional business model in conjunction with Ecclesia Colorado Springs, a missional church community. Rowland also serves as the Pastor of Missional Culture at Pulpit Rock Church where he is responsible for slowly building missional and incarnational living into the fabric of people’s lives there. In 2017, Forge Colorado Springs was launched as a Hub of Forge America and in partnership with them. Rowland is a graduate of Fuller Seminary, loves music, fly fishing, restoring vintage automobiles, and writing. He and his wife Kitty have four children.

Scott Olson

Scott Olson

Forge Team

Scott grew up in Texas and has been married more than 23 years. His missional journey has landed his family in various parts of Texas, Oregon, and Colorado. Scott is an Apostolic Overseer within GRASSROOTS Church. He’s been a part of planting 5 churches while equipping and sending other missional practitioners locally, nationally and internationally. Scott studied Music in college; however, he’s also received a MAPS in Church Planting, MDiv in Trinitarian Theology, and DMin in Missional Leadership from Multnomah Biblical Seminary. Scott loves all things theological, good movies, good food and hanging out with friends. He is passionate about living missionally in our city and awakening kingdom dreams within others. He has a teenage son in the home, a married son, a daughter-in-law and a grandson.

Forge Colorado Springs Partners and Resources

Forge Colorado Springs has partnerships and informal relationships across the missional church spectrum. We value colaboration and believe the best ideas come in community. Through Forge, you can connect with some of the most influential thinkers and equippers for leadership training, spiritual retreats, and missional dialogue.