“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
When I preach the gospel, I cannot boast, since I am compelled to preach. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel! …I have made myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some.
1 Corinthians 9:16, 19, 22
They preached the gospel in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch, strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith.
So the churches were strengthened in the faith and grew daily in numbers.