RUF at Belmont began in 1995 and exists to reach students for Christ and equip them to serve. RUF is open to all students, the convinced and the unconvinced, the bored and the passionate, skeptics and doubters. RUF is led by a student leadership team along with campus minister Rev. Kevin Twit and is known for rich community, solid teaching, theological depth, and substantive worship.
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Rev. Kevin Twit is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and Covenant Theological Seminary. He served as a Pastor at Christ Community Church for 8 years and has been the RUF Campus Minister at Belmont University in Nashville TN since 1995. In 1999 Kevin began Indelible Grace Music with some of his students. Indelible Grace has been at the heart of the movement to reset old hymn texts to new music and have recorded 8 CDs as well as a documentary film, “Roots And Wings: The Story Of Indelible Grace And The RUF Hymns.” Kevin is married to Wendy (a professional photographer) and they have 3 children, including a daughter they adopted from China in 2005. Kevin is also an adjunct Professor at Covenant Seminary and Belmont University teaching classes in hymnody and has lectured widely on topics of hymns and worship.
Anna Kate Arnold hails from Memphis, Tennessee and moved to Nashville in 2012 to attend Belmont University as a Music Business major, but graduated in 2016 with a degree in Social Entrepreneurship. Anna Kate has two wonderful parents, Shannon and Jimmy, along with two sisters named Ashland and Cameron. In her free time she enjoys doodling, shopping on craigslist, baking, and watching Gilmore Girls as if she has never seen it before (she has).
Anna Kate is very excited for the unique opportunity to return to her alma mater to serve RUF!