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Meet Nora!

Nora Tatina was born and raised in the heart of the Inner City of Detroit, Michigan. She came to Christ at an early age through the influence of her mom and dad, Pastor Duwayne and Patricia Darby.

Her desire to be used by God led her to do both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees at Moody Bible Institute and Moody Theological Seminary. She also holds a MA in TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) from Biola University and for nearly 10 years has taught ESL at various universities in Chicago. Nora has a passion for studying and teaching God's Word as well as helping others cultivate a passion for God's Word. Her husband Rick is the pastor of New Life Community Church in Brookfield, Illinois.

They are blessed with the honor of raising two wonderful children, Summer and Christian.


My Favorite Things!

Bible Verse

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Isaiah 41:10

Thing To Do

sit in front a big open window with a book and a hot beverage


Frozen yogurt or extra hot sugar free skinny vanilla latte.


The Titanic (it has everything, love, action and drama)