member of a religious group sent to do evangelism
A missionary is a person who tries to convert people to his own faith. In Christianity, this is called evangelism. Missionaries are usually sent from churches or worship places of the religion. They can also do other things, such as deliver medicines and cure diseases. Most major religions of the world have missionaries.
Some famous missionaries are:
- Missionaries.org Archived 2008-05-09 at the Wayback Machine