Dedications & Acknowledgements

Book StickerI dedicate “Change Your Shirt. Change The World!” to the following:

To my Heavenly Father,
Who called me out of darkness into His marvelous light.

To my wife Melody and my children Nikolas, Cassidy, and Kyle,
Your love energizes me every day!

To my Mom and Dad, Margaret and Don Kennett,
Who told me I could accomplish pretty much whatever I put my mind, sweat, and persistence to—and turned out to be right.

To my brothers and sister, Al, Tom, and Cynthia,
Who have all had a hand in my life and success.

To the amazing people of “Team Kerusso”,
Who put their hands to the plow with me and made my vision their own.

To my Pastor, Gary Hayhurst,
Who for over 25 years has taught me about my Lord Jesus and our loving Heavenly Father. You’ve inspired me to reach for all God wants me to be. I’m forever grateful to you my friend!


As I say later in this book, there’s no such thing as a self-made man – similarly, there’s no such thing as an author who produces a book by themself. I am certainly no exception to either of these statements.

My special thanks go out to:

  • My 25 Artist and Author friends who selflessly lent their names, time, and words to this book’s devotions. Thank you for believing in the cause of T-shirt evangelism!

Meeke Addison, Stephen Baldwin, Joe Bonsall, General Jerry Boykin, Kirk Cameron, Francis Chan, Ray Comfort, Michelle Duggar, Cheri Hamilton, Tim LaHaye, Dennis Lindsay, Alex & Stephen Kendrick, Jane Kirkpatrick, Hal Lindsey, Max Lucado, Josh and Sean McDowell, John Morris, Lauren Nelson and Robin Marsh, Kerri Pomarolli, Jennifer Rothschild, Susie Shellenberger, Wess Stafford, Tammy Trent, Charlie Ward, and J.C. Watts.

  • My writing and editing team; Jim Fletcher, Lorri Carter, and Jason Anzalone.
  • To Brent Spurlock for a very creative cover concept!
  • To the Kerusso and Thinkpen Design teams: Lorri Carter, Jeff Roby, April Lovell, Joe Darby, Markie Qualls, Greg Jackson, and Nathan Pyles – for pulling it all together and making it look amazing!
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