Mark Herzer, the speaker in the audio I mentioned earlier, gave me permission to post his paper titled The Church: A Covenant Community. If you listened to the audio, you will want to download this document; much more is included. Click here for the PDF.
Alpha and Omega Ministries is a Christian apologetics organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. James White, director, is a professor, having taught Greek, Systematic Theology, and various topics in the field of apologetics for numerous schools.