Rev. Dr. Christian Preus

Dr. Preus has served as pastor of Mount Hope Lutheran Church since 2016. He is the son of Pastor Rolf and Dorothy Preus. Pastor Preus received a B.A. in Classics from the University of North Dakota (2006) and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Iowa (2008, 2012). He studied at Concordia
Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, graduating with his M.Div. in 2016. Dr. Preus’ scholarly works include his translation of Philip Melanchthon’s Loci Communes 1521 (CPH) and a translation of Luther’s Labors on the Psalms to be included in an upcoming edition of Luther’s Works (LW 64). He
has a regular column in LOGIA and has published numerous articles on the Lutheran exegetical tradition. Dr. Preus is the Chairman of the Board of Regents for Luther Classical College and editor of the quarterly magazine, Christian Culture: A Magazine for Lutherans. He and his wife, Lisa, have nine children. They live happily at the foot of Casper Mountain, in Casper, Wyoming. Dr. Preus enjoys skiing and running on the mountain, playing Lutheran chorales on the piano, playing football with his boys at the park, and talking theology, politics, and history with his wife and children.