Trinity Episcopal Church Lawrence, Kansas

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

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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

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