Trinity Episcopal Church Lawrence, Kansas

Jesus suggests that as Christians we are intended to make Jesus' joy complete.  How does really accepting that description affect our own sense of ministry?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on May 17, 2015.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:18 PM

While the Episcopal Church seems pretry comfortable expecting the Holy Spirit in the confines of its sacramental rites, how is it when it comes to looking for it outside of the expected?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin on May 10, 2015 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0146.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:09 PM

Fr. Rob asked the question, if Jesus is the good shepherd, then who are the hired hands who run away, the "bad shepherds" if you will?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on April 26, 2015. You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 6:57 PM

Jesus said, "Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit."  Hortaculture aside, what is the pruning and how does it promote ministry?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on May 3, 2015.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0145.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 5:22 PM

Father Rob critiques the toxic cycle of faith based on doctrinal belief, and the dependency on signs that often accompany it, and advocates for a living, growing faith based on a developing relationship with God (and what all this has to do with the story of Thomas and the resurrection).

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on April 12, 2015.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0142.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:53 PM

It is time for you to get off the dead, worthless wood of the cross of misery upon which you have been hanging for years and live in the life of Jesus' cross and resurrection.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 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: 3:24 PM

What was the worst thing Jesus suffered in the crucifixion?  Betrayal?  Slander?  Torture?  Death?  Fr. Rob argues the worst thing Jesus suffered was his separation of God, and talks about our own use of the expression "going through Hell."

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on Good Friday, April 3, 2015.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0140.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:14 PM

Father Rob explains how to live the greatest life you can (and have a wonderful eulogy at your funeral).

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on Maundy Thursday, April 2, 2015.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0139.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:18 PM

Fr. Rob approaches a seemingly off-center topic--Satan and who or what he thinks Satan is--as a way of unpacking the Palm Sunday and crucifixion story of Jesus Christ.  It is an unusual take on a familiar, if not well understood, figure in the Christian cosmology.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin on Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0138.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:35 PM

In addition to the repenting of our individual sins, Jesus' actions in the Temple call us to repent as a Church for the many ways we put up roadblocks in front of people seeking God through our own community of faith.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on March 8, 2015.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0136.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:10 PM