"...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 - Phone: 406-433-2050 (office) or 406-488-7139 (home)

817 4th Street SW, Sidney, MT 59270

Sunday Divine Services


St. John Fairview MT 8:30am


Sidney MT



Welcome to Christ for Us! 

Website last updated on August 31, 2015

You may listen to or read "Jesus, the Good Samaritan," based on St. Luke 10:23-37, preached on August 30, and to be aired on September 6.

You may listen to "Once Saved, Always Saved?" based on 1 Corinthians 10:6-13, preached on August 2, aired on August 9.

You may listen to "The Tears and Anger of our God and Brother" based on Luke 19:41-48, aired on August 16.

You may listen to "Going Home Justified" based on Luke 18:9-14, aired on August 23.

You may listen to "Jesus Speaks and It is Done" based on Mark 7:31-37, aired on August 30.

It was recently my privilege to speak to a group of confessional Lutherans in Tromsø, Norway. The topic was atonement.  Here are a couple of papers I gave:

On July 4: For Jesus’ Sake: The Relationship between Atonement and Justification

On July 6:The Ministry of Reconciliation

You may read or listen to "Law and Gospel," based on Romans 6:23, preached on July 19, and aired on July 26.

You may listen to the sermon I preached at the ordination of my son, Pastor James Preus, Trinity Lutheran Church in Ottumwa, Iowa, on July 12.

You may listen to "Objective Justification, aired on July 12.


We follow the historic one year lectionary at the congregations of our parish. The sermons are preached one Sunday, recorded for broadcast on the following Sunday, and put up on this website sometime in between.

Marriage is Not a Cross: Advice for a Long and Happy Marriage

by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

Rev. David Rolf Preus  Lutheran Beggars

You may read or listen to: The Pastor: CEO or Shepherd, given at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Kansas City, Missouri on February 11.

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." This presentation is also available on the LCMS Iowa East District website.  You may listen to it here.

Pr. Rolf Preus


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