The purpose of his course is to provide a doctrinal foundation for biblical counseling that focuses on spiritual change as it relates to the doctrine of sanctification. Emphasis will be placed on progressive sanctification as the best understanding of how believers grow in Christ. Other models of sanctification will also be examined. The course will also demonstrate the need for discipleship as pre-counseling and the importance of biblical counseling as specialized discipleship. Students will be given the opportunity to begin developing experience in discipleship/counseling.