Published articles

A selection of my published articles and conference papers “Reverent intimacy: George Henry Morling’s approach to teaching the doctrine of God,” paper presented to Postgraduate Research Seminar, Morling College, 18 Sep 2017. “The Quest for Serenity and union with Christ,” The Baptist Recorder 136, Feb 2017, pp. 1-7. “George Henry Morling and the ordo salutis,” …

Origin of the phrase, ‘In necessariis unitas’

Like me, you've probably heard some variation of the phrase, "In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; in all things, charity." It's a translation of the Latin phrase, "In necessariis unitas, in dubitas libertas, in omnibus caritas." Nineteenth-century church historian Philip Schaff calls it "the watchword of Christian peacemakers."(1) The phrase is often attributed to the theologian …