Staff

Jeff and Robin Reinke – Co-Executive Directors

Jeff is the founder of The Marriage Resource and pastor of the Marriage & Family Ministry at North Coast Calvary Chapel located in Carlsbad, California. Jeff obtained his BA from the University of Southern California and his MA from Trinity Graduate School of Theology and Azusa Pacific University. Robin is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist. She has over 25 years of experience in individual, marriage and family counseling and is trained in Restoration Therapy, EFT, and EMDR for trauma.  Robin has a deep faith in God which she naturally incorporates into her counseling practice. Together they have been married over 23 years, have two children and have many years of hands-on experience in helping strengthen and restore marriages in the Christian community.

Konny Thompson – Editor and Production Manager/Administrator

Konny has been married to her husband Paul for over 39 years and together they have raised four children.  She obtained her B.A. from San Diego State University and has worked in publishing in a variety of positions from staff writer to editorial manager of such organizations as World Vision and William Carey Library.  She has served for years as a leader in Women’s Ministries at North Coast Calvary Chapel and as a trainer with TMR.  Konny brings her writing and editing skills to TMR along with a great passion for helping equip Christians to enjoy healthy marriages.

Matthew Raabsmith – Programming Director

Matthew serves The Marriage Resource through organizing and developing our Mens/Womens/Marriage Skills workshops. He also coordinates our host churches and trained TMR facilitators.  Matthew has over 15 years experience working in pastoral Family Ministry and currently works as Personal and Relationship Wellness coach in Carlsbad. He and his wife Joanna have been married for 8 years and have two young children. Joanna works as a Marriage and Family Therapy Intern. Together they regularly teach Skills classes, lead marriage workshops, and mentor couples.

Julie Hernandez – Web Development Manager/Graphic Design

With over 15 years experience in graphic design, web design, print media and customer relations, Julie now brings her skills and talent to The Marriage Resource to help individuals strengthen their marriages and themselves by finding this invaluable resource through The Marriage Resource’s internet presence. Julie graduated from SDSU with a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design. She is owner of Design Star Media, a full service Web Development, Graphic Design and Printing company. Julie and her husband Juan, a Marriage and Family Therapist and Co-owner of a growing drug and alcohol detox facility in San Clemente, have been married for 10 years and live in Oceanside with their giant Goldendoodles, Macaroni and Barkley.