We should have our light shining all the time so that when we come across one of God's precious children, we can be a blessing and help to them.
Arrogance and pride have no place in the discussion of the word of God. If a person feels they are smarter than someone else that may be true. But, how did they gain this knowledge? And, is their knowledge truthful information?
By the way, if it was all about the numbers, then Jesus was a failure too! Yes, He had thousands of followers when he fed them in the wilderness. But, as soon as he started preaching, there were only a few hundred at most that continued to follow Him!