Christie Gardiner is an author, speaker, media personality, and performer. She is the author of multiple works, including the best-selling book You Are the Mother Your Children Need and the award-winning book Holy As You Are. Christie is host of the new hit video/podcast Go and Be: A Latter-day Lifestyle Show, featured on the Deseret Bookshelf app. Christie enjoys speaking to congregations, where she loves reminding them that with the Savior, they are not alone. Known as an expert in the field of personal development, her training has helped women worldwide find their voices, write their own books, and make a difference in their own unique ways. Christie’s performing career spans three decades in theatre, television, film, commercial, and voiceover work, and she is an award-winning vocalist. The charitable arm of her endeavors, Getting Proximate, encourages people to get close to the vulnerable people in their communities. Christie’s most treasured roles are as wife to Doug Gardiner and mother to Hailey, Elisabeth, and Christian.