"...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 April 22, 2019

You may read or listen to "He Must Die and He Must Rise from the Dead," based on Luke 24:1-12, preached on April 21, to be aired on April 28.


You may read "Holy Communion," based on 1 Corinthians 10:16-17, preached on Maundy Thursday, April 18.  No audio is available.


You may read or listen to "Humiliation and Exaltation," based on Philippians 2:5-11, preached on April 14, aired on April 21.


You may read or listen to "Doctrine is Life," based on John 8:46-59, preached on April 7, aired on April 14.


You may read or listen to "God Cares for Body and Soul," based on John 6:1-15, preached on March 31, aired on April 7.


You may read or listen to "The Cosmic Battle is the Battle of God's Word," based on Luke 11:14-28, preached on March 24, aired on March 31.



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

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.  It is usually uploaded on Monday.

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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