Trinity Episcopal Church Lawrence, Kansas

Within the story of the crucifixion of Jesus we find the least attractive, least noble qualities of humanity.  Fr. Rob outlines three of them and how they continue to manifest themselves in our own society, and how the cross of Christ is laid up against them.

This podcast is a copy of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin on Palm Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can find out more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:23pm EST

An unexpected guest, a toy shark, and a timely Gospel passage remind each one of us about the message to us in the parable of the Prodigal Son.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on March 6, 2016.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

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Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:32pm EST

Another frequent question, even controversy in the Church is the struggle to reconcile the idea of a good and loving God in the face of terrible disasters.  But when confronted with this question, Jesus instead chooses to flip the question around to not where God is in the those moments, but where we are instead.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on February 28, 2016.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0186.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:05pm EST

The temptations Jesus faced in the wilderness illustrate the primal, fundamental forces that influence our own turning away from God.  These can be summed up by a mindset of scarcity, against which is the abundance of God's love.

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

Direct download: 702_0184.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 2:42pm EST

Cynicism, sarcasm, and world-weariness can often keep us from hearing the Gospel message.  Jesus encountered his own share of snarkiness in his own home town, but we learn that the Gospel perseveres.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Church in Lawrence, Kansas on January 31, 2016. You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

 

Direct download: 702_0182.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 11:21am EST

The metaphor of the Church as the Body of Christ illustrates to us both the need for diversity and a living, vibrant faith.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on January 24, 2016.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0181.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:41am EST

In addition to off-handedly sharing a weird dream he had, Fr. Rob talks about baptism, it's sacramental quality, and his theory about why Jesus was baptized.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin on January 10, 2016 at Trinity Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0180.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 11:27am EST

Father Rob talks about how important even one conversation is for God.

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on December 24th at the 10:30 PM service.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0177.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:04am EST

Mary is a figure who has captured the imagination of countless Christians, but what is it about Mary as a person that makes her so special?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, KS on December 20, 2015.  You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0176.wma
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 1:59pm EST

How would John the Baptist suggest you celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ?

This podcast is a recording of the sermon preached by the Very Rev. Rob Baldwin at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas on December 13, 2015. You can learn more about Trinity Church at www.trinitylawrence.org

Direct download: 702_0175.wma
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST