Trinity Episcopal Church Lawrence, Kansas

So often the focus of the story of Jesus' walking on the water was Peter's failure and Jesus' rebuke of having "little faith."  Fr. Rob takes a different tack (no pun intended) and instead wonders if Jesus might just have been referencing not Peter's failed miracle, but his reaction to it.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached on August 10, 2014 by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 4:19 PM

How does Jacob, a middle-aged man, manage to wrestle God for an entire day and win?  More importantly, why?  Fr. Rob explains how he things they whole thing was as rigged as a professional wrestling match, and what that means for us.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin on August 3, 2014 at Trinity Episcopal Church.

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Passing judgement on other people is something that Christians have been doing for centuries with great zeal.  How did we miss this critical message from the Gospels to avoid doing just that, and what are the consequences?

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The question of the consequences of discipleship is one that is touched on in many places in the New Testament, and in this sermon Fr. Rob talks particularly about Jesus' references to the potention for conflict within ones own family.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church on June 15, 2014.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

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"What does the Holy Spirit feel like?"  That question was posed to Fr. Rob as he began preparations for preaching on Pentecost, the day we celebrate the arrival of the Holy Spirit on the Church.  Fr. Rob explores the answer by sharing his own experiences of the Holy Spirit, and how it influences all of us.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church on June 1, 2014 Pentecost Sunday at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Fr. Rob revisits the topic of prayer as he explores Jesus' prayer for the disciples from the Gospel of John.  What can prayer look like, and how can we grow into a richer method of prayer in our lives?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, KS on June 1, 2014. You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 4:38 PM

As part of a city-wide ecumenical "preach in" on the topic of justice in our community, Fr. Rob explains the difference between "mercy ministries" and "justice ministries" and why the latter may provoke more resistance than the former.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on May 11, 2014.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:23 PM

Fr. Rob Baldwin's Easter message includes a statement he says he got in a dream the night before, that the resurrection is "not a suitcase, but a staircase."  Fr. Rob explains what he means and goes into more detail about what it means to be the post-Easter church in this podcast, which is a recording of the sermon he preached Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 6:21 PM

While the celebration of the masses in Jerusalem may have been mis-informed, our own celebration hopefully acknowledges a greater truth about what is important about this holiest of weeks.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin on Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:38 PM

Is anything--our dreams, our relationships, our connection to God, even our lives--ever completely dead?  Fr. Rob preaches on the story of the raising of Lazarus in this podcast from Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas from April 6, 2014.

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:50 PM