Charles Thomas Studd was an English missionary to China, India, and Africa. He spent the last 20 years of his life in one of the least evangelized parts of the world (the Belgian Congo) in the early 20th century. The advice he gave to the native converts who were going to travel throughout the villages sharing the gospel is as follows:
1. If you don’t desire to meet the Devil during the day, meet Jesus before dawn.
2. If you don’t want the Devil to hit you, hit him first, and hit him with all your might, so that he may be too crippled to hit back. ‘Preach the Word’ is the rod the Devil fears and hates.
3. If you don’t want to fall–walk, and walk straight and walk fast!”
4. Three of the Devil’s dogs with which he hunts us are: Swelled head, Laziness, and Cupidity [i.e. strong desire, especially for money and possessions]
Not just great advice for evangelists!