"...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


Thanksgiving Wednesday, Nov 20





Bible Class 9:15am

Divine Service 10am



Wednesday, Nov 20






Welcome to Christ for Us! 

Website last updated on November 11, 2019

Memory Work for October, November, and December, 2019


You may read or listen to "Fighting Against the Devil and his Demons," based on Ephesians 6:10-17, preached on November 10, to be aired on November 17.


You may read or listen to "God Blesses His Saints," based on Matthew 5:1-12, preached on November 3, aired on November 10.


You may read or listen to "We Are Not Ashamed of the Gospel of Christ," based on Romans 1:16-17, preached on October 27, aired on November 3.


You may read or listen to "What Do You Think About the Christ?" based on Matthew 22:34-46, preached on October 20, aired on October 27.


You may read or listen to "Humble Worship," based on Luke 14:1-11, preached on October 13, aired on October 20.


You may read or listen to "Life from Life," based on Luke 7:14-16, preached on October 6, aired on October 13.


You may listen to, "But Deliver us from Evil," aired on Sept. 29.


You may listen to "Lead Us Not Into Temptation," aired on Sept. 22.


You may listen to "Forgive Us Our Trespasses," aired on Sept. 15.


You may listen to "GIve Us This Day Our Daily Bread," aired on Sept. 8.


You may listen to "Our Father, Who art in heaven," aired on August 11.


You may listen to "Hallowed Be Thy Name," aired on August 18.


You may listen to "Thy Kingdom Come," aired on August 25.


You may listen to "Thy Will Be Done," aired on September 1.


I gave a presentation on Justification and Mission on August 7, 2019 and on Lutheran Preaching on August 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

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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