"...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

Divine Service Sunday Morning

St. John 8:30am

Trinity 10:45am


Sunday morning Bible Class at St. John at 7:30 and at Trinity at 9:45


Welcome to Christ for Us! 

Website last updated on April 16, 2018

Memory Work for March through May, 2018 for St. John and Trinity


You may read or listen to "The Good Shepherd and His Sheep," based on John 10:11-16, preached on April 15, and to be aired on April 22.


You may read or listen to "The Faith that Overcomes the World," based on 1 John 5:4-12, preached on April 8, aired on April 15.


You may read or listen to "Confessing Christ's Resurrection on Sunday Morning," based on Mark 16:2-6, preached on April 1, aired on April 8.


You may read "True Love," based on 1 John 4:7-11, preached on March 30.


You may read "The Mandate of Maundy Thursday," based on John 13:12-15, preached on March 29. 


You may read or listen to "Singing the Sanctus," based on Isaiah 6:3 & Matthew 21:9, preached on March 25, aired on April 1.



On January 15 I gave a paper: The Pastor's Role in Catechizing the Faithful in his Congregation at a meeting of Lutheran Concerns Association in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.


Marriage and the Family, given at the annual ACELC conference on August 29 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. 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 - Steadfast Lutherans Conference, Tomball TX, Feb. 17, 2017.

Fatherhood - Elders' Retreat at Concordia, St. Paul, on February 4, 2017.

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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