“He appointed twelve, that they might be with Him and that He might send them out.” Mark 3:14. God’s plan was not limited to the apostles; it also included a larger group the New Testament calls disciples.   They were the multitude of listeners and learners, men and women who accepted His instruction and put it into practice, and they, along with the apostles, were the ones He used to change the world.  God’s method is still people – people willing to be counted on for change, first in themselves and then in the world.  It doesn’t take great people to do great things – just committed ones.