This is the purpose statement of John’s Gospel. A look at the reason John wrote John. Exposition of John 20:30-31.
The sixth appearance of Jesus after the Resurrection was to His disciples, this time with Thomas present. We take a look at the notorious “Doubting Thomas.” An exposition of John 20:24-29.
During His first appearance to His disciples (with Thomas absent) Jesus calmed their fears, convinced them of His resurrection, and commissioned them to service. An exposition of John 20:19-23.
A look at three more appearances of the risen Christ on Resurrection Sunday: Includes the appearance to the women (Matthew 28:8-10), the appearance to two disciples on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-33) and an appearance to Peter (Luke 24:34-35). These appearances fit in between John 20:18 and 20:19.
John’s account of the first appearance of Jesus after His resurrection. The appearance to Mary Magdalene. An exposition of John 20:11-18.
John’s account of his visit to the empty tomb. An exposition of John 20:3-10.
A detailed look at the events immediately following the Resurrection. An exposition of John 20:1-2.
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 Warfare, Selling the Stairway to Heaven, and The Prosperity of the Wicked: A Study of Psalm 73. Jim and Diedre have four children: Taryn, Shepley, Ayden and Liam.