John: The Glory of the Word Made Flesh

This series of messages is a verse by verse exposition of the book of John by Jim Osman, a pastor at Kootenai Community Church. These messages were preached during our Sunday Morning Worship Service. Click here for more teaching by Jim Osman.


With What Body? (1 Corinthians 15:35-49)

A look at the nature of the resurrected body for the righteous. And exposition of 1 Corinthians 15:35-49.

Wrapping Up John (John 21:24-25)

A look at John’s signature for his book. We see three things that John says about his testimony concerning Christ. An exposition of John 21:24-25.

Following Christ To Death (John 21:18-23)

The death of Peter is predicted by Jesus. We look at how our death can glorify God. An exposition of John 21:18-23.

Love For The Risen Christ, Part 2 (John 21:15-17)

Title: Love For The Risen Christ, Part 2 – John 21:15-17

A look at the centrality of love in Christian life and Service. An exposition of John 21:15-17.

A Breakfast on the Seashore (John 21:4-14)

We take a look at the lessons to be learned from Jesus’ seventh post-Resurrection appearance. An exposition of John 21:4-14.

The Appearances in Galilee (John 21:1-3)

A look at the three final resurrection appearances of Jesus, and an introduction to the seventh appearance, that to the disciples on the sea of Tiberius. Exposition of John 21:1-3.

Jim Osman

Jim Osman


Jim Osman was born in May of 1972 and has lived in Sandpoint since he was 3 years old. He achieved his life’s ambition by graduating from Sandpoint High School in 1990. Jim came to know Christ through the ministry of Cocolalla Lake Bible Camp. Kootenai Community Church has always been his home church, attending Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and Youth Group.

After graduating from High School, he attended Millar College of the Bible in Pambrun, Saskatchewan. It was at Bible College that Jim met his wife-to-be, Diedre, who was also enrolled as a student. Jim graduated with a three-year diploma in April of 1993 and married Diedre in August of that same year. He returned to Millar to further his education in September of 1994 and graduated from the Fourth Year Internship Program with a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Ministries in April of 1995.

Jim and Diedre returned to Sandpoint where Jim began working in construction and as a Roofing Materials Application Specialist (roofer) until he was asked to take over as the Preaching Elder of Kootenai Community Church in December of 1996. Now he counts it as his greatest privilege to be involved in ministering in the Church that ministered to him for so many years. It has been a great adventure!

Jim is the author of Truth or Territory: A Biblical Approach to Spiritual WarfareSelling the Stairway to Heaven, The Prosperity of the Wicked: A Study of Psalm 73, and God Doesn’t WhisperJim and Diedre have four children: Taryn, Shepley, Ayden, and Liam.

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