THE VISIBLE APOSTOLICITY OF THE INVISIBLY SHEPHERDED CHURCH, by Timothy Kauffman
Part 1 – Biblical defense of elders, local church authority under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ, and His Word.
“And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.”
1 Peter 5:4
“For you were continually straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.”
1 Peter 2:25
Part 2 – Clement of Rome, Polycarp, Ignatius of Antioch.
Part 3 – The Shepherd of Hermas and Mathetes Letter to Diognetus.
Part 4 – Tertullian and Origen.
Part 5 – excellent analysis of Irenaeus and Roman Catholic papal claims.
Part 6 – Cyprian of Carthage.
Part 7 – more of Cyprian.
Part 8 – Cyprian and Augustine.