God is always concerned about our welfare, and wants each of us to evaluate ourselves as to how we are living by His every word. He expects the truth that He teaches us to be incorporated in our lives as fully as posssible. With Christ living in us, we can examine ourselves with godly discernment.
Ellis La Ravia most recently served the United Church of God congregations in Tucson and Sierra Vista, Arizona, along with El Paso, Texas. Before his retirement from the Church, he served as pastor for several congregations in the United States.