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The Church is expanding. 12 disciple grew to 120 in a upper room followed by Peters sermon 3000 believed, shortly after 5000 were add then came persecution till AD 313 Edict of toleration around 10 million Christians at this time. By the year 1000 this had grown to 50 million. By the end of the 18th century had grown to 215 million. By 1795 Missionary endeavour began in earnest with men like William Carey by 1900 the total Christians to 500 million. Then by 1980 it had grown to 1.3 billion, by the year 2000 the number has grown to 1.8 billion. God is committed to using people to bring people to himself.