Signs of the Times

Chih Meng in the American Bible Society Record New York, New York

As a direct descendant of Mencius, a disciple of Confucius ... I was brought up on the Confucian classics, which scrupulously avoid discussion of religion and metaphysics.

It was during a dark period of despair that I met some Christians from America in Peking. They introduced the Bible to me. ... Their dedication to the welfare of a people other than their own aroused my curiosity and admiration. Since they explained that they were inspired by the teachings of Christ, I began to read the New and Old Testaments.

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January 6, 1962

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