Perspectives Podcast Season 1, Episode 8: The Anger Within Us – Dismissal

Perspectives Podcast Season 1, Episode 8: The Anger Within Us – Dismissal

02.28.24 | Pastor's Bible Study, Perspectives Podcast

Series | Perspectives Pastors Podcast

Passage | Mark 11:27-33

Tags | jesus, podcast, anger, dismissal, perspectives, wesleyan quadrilateral, methodistism

Join the women clergy of First Church of San Diego as they explore anger during the next several episodes of Perspectives FUMCSD Pastors Podcast. They’ll examine where anger comes from, how we can manage it, and how Jesus encountered anger during the last week of his life.

In this episode, Rev. Trudy and Rev. Brittany examine the dismissal Jesus faced by the chief priests, scribes, and elders who questioned his authority. They’re all in the same institution but occupying different positions and narratives, with Jesus wanting to preserve and honor tradition while amplifying the goodness that’s at its roots.

This conversation is an examination of how we often feel threatened when others start to question why we do what we do and try to change our practices. Even if it will ultimately be for the better, we resist and lash out of fear and anger.

Do you find yourself struggling to truly hear what others are saying? Do you struggle with theology and how to interpret the Bible? Rev. Trudy and Rev. Brittany will discuss this and more, tying in Methodism, John Wesley, and the Wesleyan Quadrilateral.

Want to join the discussion? We invite you to our weekly discussion group, Convergence. Taking place on our church campus in the Mission Valley neighborhood of San Diego or through Zoom. Get additional details online:

For this episode, we’ll be discussing the following questions:

  1. Do you love the institution more than the people?
  2. Do you love your power more than God’s movement?
  3. Do you value being right more than being in right relationship?
  4. What does right relationship look like to you?