Beat Rink

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Beat Rink is the founder and director of Crescendo, an international ministry of Cru amongst professional musicians (classic / jazz), also serving other artists ( He has studied history, German literature, and later theology. He is an ordained pastor of the Swiss Reformed church. He has published several books on arts and faith and his own poetry, and he edited for many years the TUNE INs (weekly spiritual / theological thoughts for artists). He is the co-founder of ARTS+, a Christian art ministries network operating in several countries. He lives with his wife, originally from Finland, in Basel.