Trinity Episcopal Church Lawrence, Kansas

Aside from literal martyrdom, how to Christians experience the "losing of one's life" that Jesus suggests that all must do in order to take up their cross and follow him?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on March 1, 2015.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0135.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:28 PM

Using a technique for tidying up the clutter of one's home, Father Rob explores how we can find closure with some of the root causes of our temptation in our lives.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on February 15, 2015.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org or by visiting us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TrinityLawrenceKS

Direct download: 702_0134.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 5:24 PM

When does our own familiarity and comfort with worship get in the way of helping newcomers?  Paul's lesson about eating meat from pagan temples provides a helpful guideline when it comes to doing what's right for those who are new to the faith.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on February 1, 2015.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0130.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:00 PM

Despite the lectionary's choice of just featuring a small passage from the book of Jonah concerning the people of Nineveh, Father Rob argues that the true story of the book is Jonah and his relationship to God, and how that priority plays out in our own sense of ministry.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin on January 25, 2015 at Trinity Episcopal Church.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0129.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 5:42 PM

Guest preacher Rob Schwaller discusses the call stories of Samuel and Nathanael and talks about how the church needs to encourage a sense of a call to ministry for all people, not just members of the clergy.

This podcast is from Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on January 18, 2015. You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org or https://www.facebook.com/TrinityLawrenceKS

Direct download: 702_0128.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 6:59 PM

Father Rob shares three reasons why Episcopalians should be more open about being  a Christian and a participant in a church, and three ways to do so that don't come across as uncomfortably agressive or hostile.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on January 11, 2015.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www. trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0127.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:47 PM

Fr. Rob talks about adoption in this podcast of his sermon from January 4, 2015.  By understanding what compels us to welcome new members (especially dogs) into our homes and families, we can understand not only how God feels about us, but how we should be feeling about other people as well.

You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0126.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:14 PM

While Father Rob is on vacation, Deacon Steve Segebrecht takes time to discuss issues of grieving and social justice the Sunday after Christmas.

You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrenc.org

Direct download: 702_0125.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:16 PM

Father Rob's Christmas Eve sermon explores a possible reason why we celebrate the birth of Christ in the middle of winter, and how Christmas is God's response to the darkness of our lives.

You can learn more about Trinity Church in Lawrence, Kansas at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0123.wma
Category:general -- posted at: 3:04 PM

The season of Pentecost concludes with the last of three parables from Jesus, all following a common theme, namely the peril of inactivity on the part of disciples of Christ.  But what causes this inactivity?  Fr. Rob looks into the root causes of our failure to act in this podcast, which is a recording of the sermon he preached at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on November 23, 2014.

Direct download: 702_0120.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 4:47 PM