“All who heard him were amazed. “Isn’t this the same man who caused such devastation among Jesus’ followers in Jerusalem?” they asked. “And didn’t he come here to arrest them and take them in chains to the leading priests?”” (Acts of the Apostles 9:21 NLT)
This is Saul (later called Paul) who they are talking about.
It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been a follower, it’s what you do with your passion and gifts.
What are you going to do with what you’ve got?