If it had fewer adherents rather than more. The reason is simple- the Church is the best kind of wine until water gets added. The more water one mixes with wine, the less wine there really is. Water down the wine enough and before long there isn’t anything left of it but a little smell.
Only Jesus can turn the water of apathy into the wine of commitment. But once he does, it’s the best wine of all, reserved for the guests after they’ve already become inebriated on the rubbish watered down grossness they’ve become accustomed to.
But until he does, all the guests can expect is wine unfit for drinking and more useful for pouring onto the ground.
Thus, until the Church has Jesus, it has nothing worth having at all, even if it does have massive buildings and dynamic speakers and gullible congregations. It is water, and not living. It is poisoned water from a dead well.
Keeping the water away from, and out of, the wine is the pressing duty of every Christian.