Christie is one the co-founders of Chosen for Life Ministries. She and her husband, Garret, have four children: Daniel, Nicholas, Emily and Lucy, who was adopted from China. Christie says that adoption has been such a wonderful blessing to her family. Because of her own experience, God has given Christie a desire to share the message of adoption with others. Christie is a teacher at Faith Mother’s Morning Out and the Cook family are members of Faith Presbyterian Church.