Evangelism is a major command that has been issued by God almighty to the one who has declared for JESUS CHRIST, there is no selective negotiation about when and to whom, it should be done but it simply must be done by the leading of the Holy Spirit of course!
To those who are in the field doing the work at hand, it is good but it must be done right otherwise one may join the list of casualties of war and even endanger those being ministered to, that reside in the terrain
How does a Christian PREPARE FOR SUCH A WAR? First: Seeking the face of God is non-negotiable about going on such an Endeavour and Mission, even ministering on individual bases needs the LEADING of the Holy Spirit otherwise OVER-ZEALOUS efforts and attitudes puts one in Harms way and results often in unnecessary insults and persecution which could have been avoided by asking the Lord to go ahead and SMOOTHEN EVERY CROOKED PATH.
Where you are not sent to, God is never present there.
Matthew 28 - 18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
The missionaries of old went around the world for many reasons including selfish human goals
We want to emphasise the known goal which is EVANGELISM and the expansion of the gospel.
Many stepped into territories that was to them SPIRITUALLY STRANGE without seeking the face of the most High, like soldiers who did not strategise before going to war; FAILING TO PLAN means PLANNING TO FAIL.
The missionaries took what was similar to ‘pagan’ beliefs to the people, a delicate light skinned graven image of a woman was placed in a strategic place in the church for the purpose of worship (just like the many graven images they were already used to in their own environment)till today Christianity is still evolving finding a right foot-hold to get to the PERFECTION that God expects of it.
Chaos from continent to continent is the picture of modernized Christianity putting-off many members of the family and discouraging the prospective from joining the faith.
All is also the grand plan of the ANTI Christ planting mediocre ‘Christians’ in the body of Christ, shallow Christians who have nothing to offer but who struggle unrelenting to ‘secure’ positions to boost their already over-bloated egos.
WANTED, DEEP CHRISTIANS! Those who will make fire fall like Elijah, those who will be seen with tongues of fire on their heads, Evangelists who will appear and devils will flee on sighting them.
This type does not come to be except by growth in the word and by the Spirit of God.
The Holy Spirit is needed in this time more than any other time in history to help rejuvenate and empower a sick people.
Call upon Him; ask for His guidance in this work at hand and it shall be well with you and all those who you minister unto!