It was a thrill," she said, to work among the Chinese and to find a home for their souls.
To achieve quick results, Southern Baptists used their friendship with individual Chinese as a channel to encourage a Christian influence.
The Chinese had their own culture and would not accept an alien Christianity easily.
It offered the missionaries the most effective weapon to attract the Chinese into the missions, the first step for any further evangelism.
Aiming at influencing the Chinese children, Southern Baptists were extremely enthusiastic toward kindergarten education as well.
Naturally, the women missionaries were quite successful in getting favorable responses from the Chinese women.