About inLight Adventure 

The purpose of inLight Adventure is to provide a point of contact with supporters of inLight Consulting, Inc., and to serve as a discussion forum on topics related to spiritual leadership and the transformation of the church in America. In addition to the monthly updates of our progress as a ministry organization, I am using this site to reflect on my own development – truths embraced, lessons learned, transformations accomplished, etc.

What you read here is real life for me; not just vicarious musings of a fellow Christian.  You see, it is impossible for me to separate the maturity of this ministry from my own.  This also applies to my life as a husband, father, friend, elder, etc.  I have come to realize that the Lord has squished the pieces of my life back into the whole He intended.  So, in some respect, each entry is an update of our progress as a ministry.

Each article is a testimony of His gracious work in my life.  My prayer is that they will help you learn something about God’s word and yourself – that will encourage you to radically pursue Him.  Your feedback, questions and criticisms are encouraging and edifying.  It is the Body of Christ ministering together – that we might be united, as the Father and Son, that the world would know… (John 17:20-23).

About inLight Consulting, Inc.

Inlight Consulting is a not-for-profit (501c.3) ministry, formed in 2006, with a mission to encourage, edify and equip Marketplace Leaders, and those within their spheres of influence, to initiate and lead the spiritual transformation of their communities – in active obedience to Matthew 5:16, and participatory agreement with Christ’s prayer in John 17:20-23.

The Lord’s purpose – and our desire – for inLight Consulting:

  • Experience God’s glory, surrender to the Lord’s reign, and walk in step with the Holy Spirit
  • Let our light shine before men, and enable others to do the same
  • Reveal His purpose, plan and power for joyful, Spirit-filled ministry
  • Equip the saints in spiritual transformation and leadership principles
  • Build bridges of unity within the Body of Christ
  • Spiritually transform individuals, organizations and communities
  • Reach His lost and wandering children

Partnering With Us

God’s purpose for inLight Consulting is beyond human capability.  We are desperately dependent on Him; and would have it no other way.  He has directed us to provide our services at no charge to the Marketplace Leaders that desire to initiate and lead the spiritual transformation of their communities.  We are a non-profit, 501c.3, ministry.  If you share our vision, we encourage you to prayerfully consider partnering with us in this great adventure.  To do so, please visit our website and invest in the kingdom.

About Rob Streetman – The Making of a Man

This is a story about the making of a man. This man’s name is Rob Streetman. Rob is not a great deal unlike many men; but Rob is unique. Consequently, parts of Rob’s story – His being made – will be familiar, and parts will be strange. Hopefully, you will be encouraged by the former, and challenged by the latter.

The important thing to keep in mind is that we are all being made into something… by someone. We are all “in process”. As you will see in his story, Rob is not a self-made man; and he is most grateful to God for that. He tried that approach for a season. It didn’t go well for him or anyone else. Fortunately, The Maker is patient and persistent in His love. That is the testimony of Rob’s making.

Rob invited Jesus Christ to be his Savior at the age 12. This is something the leaders in Rob’s church fellowship strongly encouraged. In the process, God touched a place in Rob’s heart. With as much conviction as a 12 year old can have, Rob responded to God in the way he had been taught. He went forward and prayed for Jesus to come into his heart. Jesus responded. Praise God!! Rob was born again.

However, things did not go as you might expect. Rob wandered from this relationship with his Savior soon after becoming a teenager. Probably for many unremembered reasons (it was a long time ago), Rob determined that he would be his own captain.

Rob was taught the importance of this by society – even those in his own family and fellowship. He was deceived; and that deception fed the rebellion that he was born with. Ignorant of the potential consequences, Rob determined to be his own maker.

Rob’s rebellion continued into his young adult life. He damaged himself and others; and it could have been worse. There were many times when his decisions endangered the very lives of those around him. His own life could have been destroyed, or radically handicapped, on many occasions. Rob was simply not a good man-maker.

But God did not forsake Rob. He is a god of His word. He committed to be Rob’s savior, and He was. Rob would tell you that, looking back, he cannot explain why God dealt with him with so much mercy. He doesn’t understand why God protected him, time and time again. He cannot explain God’s love and long-suffering. He is just thankful that God loves him so much.

Well, as it may have happened for you, Rob eventually got a clue regarding his own inability to make himself. As they say, he finally had to face himself in the mirror and realize that things were only going to get worse if he kept this up. In fact, God told Rob this personally – in a loving, but firm manner.

So, in 1984, Rob gratefully surrendered to The Maker of Men, Jesus Christ. It is impossible to describe the weight that was lifted from Rob’s shoulders. You may also have discovered that some jobs are best left for those with the wisdom and strength to accomplish them. Rob’s Maker has proven to be more than up to the task. In fact, the more Rob has submitted to The Maker’s process, the easier the making has become.

Initially, Rob’s making required a substantial amount of renovation; some might call it demolition. Rob had constructed a number of false supports; on some poorly laid foundations. The details of these are not as important as the manner in which the renovation was accomplished. The Maker knows what He is doing. In Rob’s making, He knew when to impose His will, and with what measure of force.

At times, The Maker’s work was incredibly painful; but it was always, always necessary. The rooting out of Rob’s pride is a good example. The first occurrence so much so, that Rob thought it must all be gone. Rob is now not so naïve to think that there may not be more; and he is grateful for The Maker’s persistence.  Through surrender, sacrifice and submission, The Maker has given Rob purpose in life, a plan for the future, and power to overcome all that stands against him and his Kingdom destiny.

In closing, it is critically important to recognize that Rob’s making is not over. It is a continuing process – this being saved. Rob is most grateful that Jesus not only became his Savior, but He committed to saving him for the rest of his life; and to making him the man God desires.

Rob is looking forward to the day when the Savior’s will be complete – when Rob “shall be saved”. He is patiently waiting (but with great anticipation) for the day that his new, out-of-this-world, adventure begins. In the meantime, he is enjoying the adventures of this life; grateful for The Maker’s continued patience and persistence.

For this season of his life, Rob has been called into full-time ministry to glorify the Lord by encouraging, edifying and equipping Christian leaders in the Marketplace – helping them find joyful Spirit-filled ministry as disciple-making transformation agents.  The Holy Spirit has gifted Rob in the areas of administration, teaching, wisdom, stewardship and encouragement.  Rob’s talents include vision development and communication, plan development and management, relationship management, training, transformation dynamics, and spiritual leadership development.  His desire is to use these for the Father’s glory and the expansion of His kingdom.

Rob’s past ministry experience includes: Youth Ministry Coordinator, Certified Lay Speaker and Lay Leader in the United Methodist Church; Board Chairman for Proactive Evangelism Ministries; and Strategic Planning Director for a newly planted United Methodist congregation. He has taught Sunday School, led Small Groups and preached (on occasion). He currently serves New River Community Church as Elder and Corporate Secretary. In early 2006, he was blessed to fill in for the Senior Pastor, who was hospitalized and home-bound.  It was during this time that the Lord began to impress Rob with His desire to do something powerful in and through the Body of Christ in America.

Rob and his wife, Beth, live in Douglasville, GA; and have two adult children. Rob’s hobbies include reading, cycling, hiking, and otherwise enjoying the Lord’s creation.