The Author

Heidi Tai is an Australian born Chinese who grew up in Sydney, Australia. She loves a good coffee, getting lost in the Marvel universe and pumping 90’s R’n’B and Hip Hop beats. Heidi is married to Mikey, and together they planted Providence Church in Brisbane. As a church leader she believes in the influence of her words in a world that is hungry for love, hope and truth. You can follow her candid and unfiltered stories about life, faith and culture at

Closing the Cultural Gap

“You’re not allowed to sleep until you finish your maths!” My pencil grip tightened as Dad’s stern voice echoed throughout the house. I looked