Lamb of God, Patient - Rev. Jeff VanOsdol - 1 Peter 2:21-24

March 23, 2019

"...when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly." This sermon about the patient suffering of Jesus was preached on March 20, 2019 by the Rev. Jeff VanOsdol at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Simpsonville, SC. The sermon text is 1 Peter 2:21-24. Connect with Immanuel at https://www.immanuellutheranchurch.com/.

Death threat? Is that all you’ve got? - Rev. Jeff VanOsdol - Luke 13:31-35

March 18, 2019

"Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I finish my course." This sermon about Jesus lamenting over Jerusalem was preached on March 17, 2019, the Second Sunday in Lent, by the Rev. Jeff VanOsdol at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Simpsonville, SC. The sermon text is Luke 13:31-35. Connect with Immanuel at https://www.immanuellutheranchurch.com/.

Lamb of God, Crucified - Rev. Jeff VanOsdol - 1 Corinthians 1:21-25

March 16, 2019

"...but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles..." This sermon about the preaching of the cross was preached on March 13, 2019 by the Rev. Jeff VanOsdol at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Simpsonville, SC. The sermon text is 1 Corinthians 1:21-25. Connect with Immanuel at https://www.immanuellutheranchurch.com/.

Lamb of God, Pure and Holy - Rev. Jeff VanOsdol - 1 Peter 1:18-19 - Ash Wednesday

March 8, 2019

"...but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot." This sermon about Jesus being our lamb was preached on March 6, 2019, Ash Wednesday, by the Rev. Jeff VanOsdol at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Simpsonville, SC. The sermon text is 1 Peter 1:18-19. Connect with Immanuel at https://www.immanuellutheranchurch.com/.

Peter is Righ…Righ…Righ…Not Wrong - Rev. Jeff VanOsdol - Luke 9:28-36

March 6, 2019

"Master, it is good that we are here. Let us make three tents, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah." This sermon about the transfiguration of Jesus, and Peter's reaction, was preached on March 3, 2019, The Transfiguration of Our Lord, by the Rev. Jeff VanOsdol at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Simpsonville, SC. The sermon text is Luke 9:28-36. Connect with Immanuel at https://www.immanuellutheranchurch.com/.

Joseph and the Amazing-Love-for-Enemies Display - Rev. Jeff VanOsdol - Luke 6:27-38

February 25, 2019

"But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you." This sermon about Joseph being the archetype of Christ by loving his brothers was preached on February 24, 2019, The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany, by the Rev. Jeff VanOsdol at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Simpsonville, SC. The sermon text is Luke 6:27-38. Connect with Immanuel at https://www.immanuellutheranchurch.com/.

Spoiler Alert! - Rev. Jeff VanOsdol - 1 Corinthians 15:1-20

February 19, 2019

"But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep." This sermon about the Resurrection of Christ and the resurrection promised to all who believe in Him was preached on February 17, 2019, The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany, by the Rev. Jeff VanOsdol at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Simpsonville, SC. The sermon text is 1 Corinthians 15:1-20. Connect with Immanuel at https://www.immanuellutheranchurch.com/.

Expect the Blessings - Rev. Phil McLain - Luke 5:1-11

February 11, 2019

"He said to Simon, "Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch."" This sermon about the Jesus calling Disciples to be fishers of men was preached on February 10, 2019, The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, by the Rev. Phil McLain at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Simpsonville, SC. The sermon text is Luke 5:1-11. Connect with Immanuel at https://www.immanuellutheranchurch.com/.

Until We Rise to See the Kingdom - Rev. Jeff VanOsdol - Luke 4:31-44

February 4, 2019

"I must preach the good news about the kingdom of God to the other towns as well; for I was sent for this purpose." This sermon about the Jesus teaching, healing, and casting out demons was preached on February 3, 2019, The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, by the Rev. Jeff VanOsdol at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Simpsonville, SC. The sermon text is Luke 4:31-44.

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Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events - Captain John Gardner, Ret. - January 31, 2019

February 4, 2019

This Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) presentation was given on January 31, 2019 by Captain John Gardner, Ret. at Immanuel Lutheran Church-Five Forks in Simpsonville, SC.

John Gardner began his career in 1991 as a patrol deputy with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office. He spent several years with narcotic investigations before moving to K9 as a handler and later as K9 team trainer. He retired as Captain at the Travelers Rest Police Department in northern Greenville County and commanded operations. John currently assists Furman University Police for special events and teaches throughout the Carolinas.

See the video of this presentation on Immanuel's YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/qmxSMb5jUJY.

Learn more about the Avoid | Deny | Defend™ three-step plan for surviving an active shooter event at http://www.avoiddenydefend.org/.

Learn more about the CRASE course at https://alerrt.org/page/CivilianResponse.

Connect with Immanuel at https://www.immanuellutheranchurch.com/.