Acts 8:3-4 As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison. (4) Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preaching the word.
It seems that the early church was much like us. They were comfortable and they all stayed together enjoying their salvation and fellowship with one another.
It wasn't until persecution came that they began to scatter and spread the gospel through the world as Jesus had commanded them to do. They had to be pushed out of their comfort zone before they did that which they were commanded to do.
We certainly can identify with the early church. Most of us are in that comfort zone where we are enjoying our relationship with Christ and our fellowship with other Christians but we are not concerned about those who don't yet know him.
Things are quickly changing in this country. Don't be surprised if persecution comes. It might be the only way we will do the things we should be doing anyway.