"...there is no quality in my heart at all, call it either faith or charity;
but instead of these I set Christ Himself before me,
and I say, “There is my righteousness.”
--Martin Luther

Pastor Rolf Preus

817 4th Street SW

Sidney, MT 59270


Sunday Service and Bible Class

St. John

Bible Class 7am

Divine Service 8am



Bible Class 9:15am

Divine Service 10am




Welcome to Christ for Us! 

Website last updated on May 24, 2020

You may read or listen to "Streams of Living Water," based on John 7:37-39, to be aired on June 7.


You may read or listen to "Confirming our Baptism," based on Mark 16:16, preached on May 24, to be aired on May 31.


You may read or listen to "In Jesus' Name," based on John 16:23b-24, preached on May 17, aired on May 24.


You may read or listen to "The Holy Spirit Shows the World that the World is Wrong," based on John 16:5-15, preached on May 10, aired on May 17.


You may read or listen to  "A Little While," based on John 16:16-23, preached on May 3, aired on May 10.


We hope to livestream services soon.  Here are videos of recent services: Good Shepherd Sunday April 26 Sunday after Easter April 19; Easter Sunday April 12; Good Friday April 10; Maundy Thursday April 9; Palm Sunday April 5; Wednesday Vespers April 1; Fifth Sunday in Lent Service  March 29


We follow the historic lectionary at the congregations of our parish. The sermon is preached one Sunday and then recorded to be broadcast on the following Sunday. 

How to Live as a Christian in a Pagan World, a presentation by Pastor Preus to Lutheran young people in Ft. Collins on January 3, 2020


Justification and Mission August 7, 2019

Lutheran Preaching August 9, 2019.


Preaching Antinomianism May 9, 2019


Objective Justification: Four Lectures


Do the Lutheran Confessions Speak to the World Today? (pdf) 4/18/18

Do the Lutheran Confessions Speak to the World Today? (footnotes not formatted)


The Pastor's Role in Catechizing the Faithful in his Congregation 1/15/18


Marriage and the Family, 8/29/17 Audio

Concordia Catechetical Academy has published: Christ for Us, Catechism Sermons of Rolf D. Preus. You may order here.

At my mother's funeral a choir composed of eight of her grandchildren sang this hymn.

Justification 2/17/17

Fatherhood 2/4/17

Can and Ought a Christian be Certain of his Salvation? By U. V. Koren

Due Process According to God's Word and in the Church Today

You may read or listen to: The Pastor: CEO or Shepherd.

Forgive Us Our Trespasses by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

The Doctrine of Church and Ministry Today in the LCMS, the WELS, and the ELS by Rev. David R. Preus

Justification and the Sacrament by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

Bishops: Who Needs Them? by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

"What God Joins Together: Speaking the Truth in a World of Falsehood." You may listen to it here.

Pr. Rolf Preus


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