Trinity Episcopal Church Lawrence, Kansas

Jesus' statement about not bringing peace "but a sword" could be a discouraging word to a society torn by internal strife and division.  But are we missing a greater point, and a compelling message to our own contribution to the problem?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on August 14, 2016.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

Fr. Rob takes issue with the recent spate of passages from various prophetic books in the Revised Common Lectionary and how their focus on God's displeasure ignores later more hopeful passages and the effect it has on our own understanding of both God and what it means to be a prophet.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on Sunday, July 24, 2016 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: 3:48pm EDT

Deacon Rob Schwaller talks about the divinely-inspired community Koinonia and the glimpse we receive in the story of Mary and Martha.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by Dcn. Rob Schwaller at Trinity Episcopal Church on July 17, 2016. You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 9:59am EDT

Rather than identify with the Good Samaritan (or even more self-critically, the priest or Levite), Fr. Rob suggests that we as a society are the wounded in the road, desperately in need of the radical hospitality of the outsider.

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 11:35am EDT

In recognition of the Episcopal Church's call to have a "preach in" on the subject of gun violence in our society, especially with children as victims, Fr. Rob talks about safe gun ownership, mental health issues, and the false idolatry of gun ownership in our society from a Christian perspective.

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 9:57pm EDT

Fr. Rob talks about the mystery of the Trinity in terms of what we know, what is impossible, and the one step beyond that. 

This podcast is the recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on Trinity Sunday, May 22, 2016 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: 12:45pm EDT

Fr. Rob relates a conversation from the Bishop Kemper School for Ministry on the topic "tell me about God," as a way to introduce the holiday of Pentecost and the origins of the Church.

This podcast is a copy of the sermon recorded by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church on Pentecost Sunday, May 15, 2016.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:32pm EDT

While Jesus' question to the paralytic at Bethsaeda might seem curious, all too often we find ourselves comfortable and unwilling to leave behind our un-wellness.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on May 1, 2016.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 11:23am EDT

While the Bible might be short on details about what Heaven is like, two qualities stand out.  This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev.  Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on April 24, 2016.

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

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:57am EDT

What can you do to help build a place in your life to experience the Resurrection of Jesus Christ?  Well, what did Mary and the others do Easter morning?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawerence, Kansas on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016.

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

Direct download: 702_0193.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:57pm EDT