Trinity Episcopal Church Lawrence, Kansas (sermons)

After Trinity Church was broken into and extensively vandalized, the parish came together to deal with the emotional heartache and embraced the power of the Holy Spirit.  Fr. Rob shares this story and his own experiences in this week's sermon.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on November 5, 2017.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0264.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:59am EST

Fr. Rob continues his "brown bag sermon" at the evening service, answering questions about sin and evil in the world, what happened at diocesan convention, and the ongoing bishop's search.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas at the 6:00 PM service.  The sermon for the 10:30 AM service is available in an earlier podcast.

Direct download: 702_0262.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:24pm EST

Fr. Rob Baldwin fields questions from the congregation ranging from prayer to forgiveness to when God was born.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  This is the sermon preached at the 10:30 AM service.  The sermon preached at the 6:00 PM service, featuring different questions, will be available on another episode.

Direct download: 702_0261.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:10pm EST

Fr. Rob shares an anecdote from that Sunday morning involving stewardship and a local character before talking about cheap grace and how we reflect our discipleship.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on October 15, 2017.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0260.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:46pm EST

The Rt. Rev. Catherine Waynick, former bishop of the Diocese of Indianapolis, was Trinity guest speaker on the topic of stewardship this year.  This podcast is a recording of her sermon, preached on October 8, 2017 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.

Direct download: 702_0259.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:06pm EST

Rather than being "emptied" in the taking of the form of a servant, Fr. Rob argues that the term "poured out" might be a better use of the word when it comes to the servanthood of Christ.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on October 1, 2017. You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0257.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:37pm EST

Jonah's indifference to the people of Nineveh reveals his own belief in a scarcity of forgiveness in understanding of God.  But God's forgiveness, as with so many other gifts, in characterized by abundance.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on September 24, 2017.

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

Direct download: 702_0256.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:43am EST

Fr. Rob revisits the story of Jesus walking on the water in the light of current events, and makes an argument that we need to leave the boat and get out on the water with Jesus.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on August 13, 2017.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0251.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 12:24pm EST

While the Holy Spirit and the love of God are boundless in their ability to impact and transform lives, one aspect of our discipleship is the environment in which we live and its receptivity to receiving that love and bearing fruit in our lives.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on July 16, 2017.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0247.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 12:29pm EST

Sin is often depicted as a moral failure, a bad choice.  But what about the sin that affects us of which we have limited to no control?  And what is the role of law and gospel in the Church's response to sin?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on July 9, 2017.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0246.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:29pm EST