Meet Our Leaders


Robert Jacobsen

Pastor Robert Jacobsen, a graduate of Talbot Theological Seminary, was called to this historic pulpit in June of 2003. He married his college sweetheart Amy in 1995 (also a Talbot Grad), and the two of them are kept VERY busy with their children Grace and Paul. He is passionate about Jesus Christ, His Bride, and His Word.

A few of His favorite things:

Authors: Tolkien, C.S. Lewis,

Theologians: D.A. Carson, Richard Baxter, Thomas Watson

Pastors: Piper, Keller, Dever, Wilson, DeYoung

Artists: Andrew Peterson, Michael Card, Rich Mullins, Switchfoot

Sports: Hockey, Winter Olympics, anything his kids want to play

Food: Amy’s Perogi’s, Mom’s Crab Cakes, his sister Liz’s waffles

Ron Archer

Over the years, God has allowed Ron to serve a variety of Christian organizations and congregations. University campus Bible study leader; part-time youth pastor; teacher of youth and adult Sunday School classes; men’s Bible study leader; one-on-one discipleship leader; conference and retreat speaker and on a couple of occasions, the guy in the pulpit on Sunday morning are many of the roles he has undertaken. He is a passionate advocate for providing Bible study and discipleship opportunities for believers of all ages.

Ron is retired from full-time teaching in high school English and math, but continues to substitute teach and work as a writer/editor for a variety of clients. He will tell you how much he enjoys lap swimming and naps, yet how nachos and donuts are simultaneously his first choices and worst enemies. Ron and his wife Diane live in Mission Viejo with their dogs Daisy and Roxy. They have three children scattered across the USA and a growing number of grandkids.

Rich Murg

Rich and his family have been members of TCCC for more than 13 years. This is his third term on Elder's Board and he currently serves as our Treasurer. He and his wife, Susanne, have been married for 31 years. Their children were raised at TCCC. Alexandra (22) lives in Boston and Michael (20) is a Junior at California Maritime Academy; both are active in the church.
Christian Education Director

Amy Jacobsen

Amy Jacobsen is passionate about discipling children. She has been involved in children's ministry in one form or another since she was 15 years old. She holds a Master’s Degree in Christian Education from Talbot School of Theology. Her favorite things are her family, travel, and hockey.
Women's ministry leader

Debbie Wheeler

Debbie and her family have been active members in the Saddleback Valley since 1987. Debbie started a thriving remodeling business ‘transforming homes’ transitioning to ‘transforming hearts’ upon graduating in 2017 with a Certification in Addiction Counseling. Debbie has taught biblical life skills, CBT and DBT to hundreds of men and women rehabilitating from addiction for over 10 years.

Debbie is a wife, mother and grandmother AKA: Parenting Failure Expert @Fixedonchange who shares the continual transforming power of the cross. Debbie is passionate about teaching women how to apply biblical principles to their daily lives with over 30 years of leading bible study groups. Debbie’s mission is to equip and empower women with biblical truths leading to personal transformation to become the women God created them to be. “Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God.” Romans 2:12

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