Test of FAITH
Resources for Churches from The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion

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  • Friday 19th April

    Test of FAITH sponsored a free leader’s brunch with Dr. Denis Alexander at Premier Christian Radio.

  • 2nd October

    We are involved in a number of events in the UK in the coming months. Take a look at the schedule here.

  • Briefing Sheet Series

    A series of one-page introductions to subjects covered in the Test of FAITH course material. Topics include Randomness, Genesis, and the Image of God.

  • 1st August 2012

    We have updated the look of the website and made it iPad friendly. We hope you find it even easier to use! Feedback here

  • 1st August 2012

    New Interview clips on science, Christianity and history, from Professor Peter Harrison.

  • 4th May 2012

    New Interview clips on science, faith and natural disasters, from Professor Sir John Houghton.

  • 30th March 2012

    New Interview clips from John Polkinghorne and David Wilkinson.

  • 25th January 2012

    A number of upcoming events in 2012.

  • 29th November 2011

    Two new book reviews now online - Alister McGrathʼs Surprised by meaning & Richard Dawkinsʼ The Magic of Reality

  • 26th November 2011

    Test of FAITH resources will be presented as part of talks at the Lay Congress, Diocese of Leicester.

  • 26th October 2011

    Dr. Ard Louis speaks at a Test of Faith event in London.

  • 20th October 2011

    Test of FAITH successfully completed our tour in the US, with a tour to churches, colleges and universities during September & October 2011.

  • 13th October 2011

    Test of Faith editor Ruth Bancewiczʼs blog was nominated for ‘Best Christian Blog’ in the Christian New Media Awards.

  • 14th July 2011

    Test of FAITH Project Leader Ruth Bancewicz was on Channel 4 on Friday 10th June.

  • 17th June 2011

    Test of FAITH will be at several festivals this summer. Details

  • 3rd May 2011

    Test of FAITH is sponsoring Premier Radioʼs 'Unbelievable?' apologetics conference, London, Sat 14th May. Details.

  • 19th April 2011

    Pentecost Festival event: 'God and the Brain: What neuroscience can teach us about people and God'. Speaker, Alasdair Coles. Wed 8th June, 7.30 pm, London. Details

  • 3rd March 2011

    Test of FAITH is now visiting UK secondary schools, with Chip Kendall and DJ Galactus Jack. Details.

  • 21st December 2010

    Test of Faith will be featuring in the Mettle youth group sessions and Bible notes from Youth for Christ in Spring 2011.

  • 18th October 2010

    Test of FAITH won joint 'Best use of New Media in a Christian Project' and TOF Project Leader Ruth Bancewicz's blog was a finalist for 'Best Newcomer Blog' at the Christian New Media Awards last Friday.

  • 19th August 2010
    The Test of FAITH US version is now on sale from Wipf and Stock publishers. Special rates are available for multiple orders.
  • 19th August 2010
    Celebrating God's Creation: An all-age service resource developed in partnership with Bible Society is now live.
  • 7th May 2010
    Test of FAITH: The UK Tour. The last tour event will be held at LICC in London on Wed 19th May at 7.30pm. Tickets are only £5 - book now before they all go! Book here
  • 7th May 2010
    Test of Faith project leader Ruth Bancewicz will be giving a seminar at the Christian Resources Exhibition at Esher on Wed 12th May. Details
  • 26th March 2010
    Test of FAITH: The UK Tour. The last 3 tour events will be held in Sheffield (21st April), Glasgow (27th April) and London (19th May). Details
  • 26th March 2010
    We have now added many of the Test of FAITH interview clips to our YouTube channel. Details
  • 19th February 2010
    Test of FAITH is being shown at the Cambridge Science Festival on 20th March.
  • 16th February 2010
    Test of FAITH: The UK Tour. The first of 10 events will be held in Manchester on 22nd February. Details
  • 18th December 2009
    The second (and final) batch of the Test of FAITH youth resources for 11-18s are now available on our Youthworkers channel
  • 10th December 2009
    NEW Test of FAITH online resources: articles, video, reviews and more
  • 19th November 2009
    The Test of FAITH youth resources for 11-18s are now available on our Youthworkers channel
  • 23rd October 2009
    Test of FAITH is now being distributed by Koorong book distributors in Australia.
  • 1st October 2009
    Test of FAITH will be featuring in the 'God and Darwinian Evolution' conference in Oxford on Saturday 12th November.
  • 28th September 2009
    The Test of FAITH materials for GCSE and A-Level RE are now available.
  • 25th September 2009
    Test of FAITH was Highly Commended at the prestigious Clarion awards held on Friday, 25th September at the British Film Institute.
  • 25th August 2009
    A series of clips from the documentary have been added to our home page video player, our YouTube channel, and our Facebook page. Join the Discussion!
  • 25th August 2009
    Order Test of Faith now from the Faraday Institute Shop. Save £9 if you order a course pack.
  • 14th July 2009
    Test of Faith was launched at the Royal Society yesterday, with a showing of part 1 of the documentary, and a discussion time with Revd Dr John Polkinghorne. Photos are up on Facebook.
  • 10th July 2009
    The Test of Faith site has been updated and given a new look ready for our launch. It has details of all the resources published this month, and our spin-off projects (youth, schools & kids). Please explore the site and let us know what you think.
  • 18th June 2009
    There is now a Test of Faith channel on YouTube with the trailer and some visual sequences from the documentary.
  • 9th June 2009
    Pre-order Test of Faith online from the Faraday Institute Shop.
  • 27th March 2009
    The Test of Faith documentary has won Silver in the category Best Documentary in the 2009 IVCA (International Visual Communications Association) Awards.