For The Love of Stuff

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has been named America’s richest man by the Forbes 400 list almost every year for the past 20-odd years. Gates has a net worth of $72 billion (that’s around NZ$87 billion) thanks to some very hard work and good business sense. Despite generously giving away a large portion of his fortune…

Welcome to the Sinclair Collection

We’ve started this website as a way of collecting all the threads in our lives and holding them in one place. We’ll be blogging and updating from here, re-posting the articles we write for Christian Today Australia and keeping you involved with our lives. This is a website for us, for our friends, for our…

How Do I Know Heaven is Real?

‘If heaven is for real it would change my life’ a teenager recently told me. He asked, ‘How do you know heaven and hell are real? If I saw evidence that heaven is real then it would change everything’. For him the reality of an afterlife and the existence of heaven or hell is a…

Three things a Baptist learnt from the Anglican Church

Eight years ago I attended an Anglican church for the first time. As a Baptist pastor’s daughter I was suddenly transplanted into a church community where men sometimes wear dresses, people sprinkle water on babies’ heads, drink real wine at communion, and recite familiar phrases aloud together during their services. Despite growing up in church…

Breast is best – or is it?

By Sophia Sinclair Before I gave birth no one needed to convince me of the benefits of breastfeeding. The statistics document them well – increased immunity against disease, decreased chances of ovarian and breast cancers, the ability to burn up to 500 calories extra per day, a decreased chance of Sudden Unexplained Infant Death Syndrome…