Pastor Jeffrey VanOsdol was born July 30, 1964, in Seymour, Indiana. In 1986 he graduated from Indiana University. He graduated in 1992 with a Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He served Immanuel from 1998 through 2008. After a sabbatical he was again called to return and serve Immanuel in 2015. He lives in Simpsonville with his wife, Jennifer.