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Vereide was a Norwegian immigrant who founded Goodwill Industries in Seattle in 1916 to assist the city's unemployed Scandinavian immigrant population.Goodwill Industries soon occupied a city block, where they repaired and processed discarded clothing and furniture and converted "waste to wages".In 1946, Vereide wrote and released a book with Reverend John G.Magee, chaplain to President Harry Truman, entitled Together (Abingdon Cokesbury). faith embodied the same close informal fellowship...Such groups as we are thinking of have characterized every spiritual awakening. ICCL was incorporated as a separate organization in 1953.
From his expositional series in the book of Acts, R. Sproul takes us through Paul’s Sermon at Antioch to explain why God chose David to be king.That same year, Vereide began to hold small prayer breakfasts for members of the U. He held another breakfast on June 16, 1946, attended by Senators H.Alexander Smith and Lister Hill, and US News and World Report publisher David Lawrence.It also acquired the names International Christian Leadership (ICL), Fellowship House, and International Foundation as venues of its global outreach ministry expanded. He also published a newsletter through the years under various names, including The Breakfast Groups Informer (ca. 1944–53), International Christian Leadership Bulletin (ca. 1953–54), Bulletin of International Christian Leadership (ca. 1957–61), ICLeadership Letter (1961–66), International Leadership Letter (ca. Vereide had moved the group's offices from Seattle to the more centralized location of Chicago, headquarters of the businessmen's luncheon outreach "Christian Businessmen's Committee", which Vereide led with industrialist C. Vereide later described it as the nerve center of the breakfast groups.By 1942 there were 60 breakfast groups in major cities around the US and Canada, including Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington and Vancouver. In 1944, Vereide held his first joint Senate–House prayer breakfast meeting.