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Why Convert to a Troublesome Religion?

Why Convert to a Troublesome Religion?

An interesting question to ask is why conversions to Islam continue to grow even as the US is becoming increasingly intolerant of Muslims. The answer, according to Asma Afsaruddin, professor of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Indiana University, is that despite Islamophobia...

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I Found Islam Simple Yet Powerful

I Found Islam Simple Yet Powerful

This seemed so simple, so powerful, so direct, and made so much sense. So from there I started reading everything I could about Islam. Everything I read made so much sense to me. It was as if suddenly all the pieces of this puzzle were fitting perfectly, and a clear picture was emerging.

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How Priest Jason Found Islam

How Priest Jason Found Islam

I was what is known as a worker-priest, which means I had a job at the same time as I was doing my ministry. I had changed from working in corporate America to working in a behavioral health agency. My post was down the street from a Masjid. I thought that this was my chance to learn about Islam for my interfaith relations.

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Islam Is Simple: God is God

Islam Is Simple: God is God

I see Islam as a religion that came to clarify the errors of human beings who changed the original word of God to fit their interests. Islam is simple: God is God. God created us and we worship God and God alone. God sent Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad (peace be upon him) to deliver his message to guide all people.

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I Felt Like I’d Just Gotten Married

I Felt Like I’d Just Gotten Married

The main thing that Islam has brought in my life is serenity. I feel it all the time. It’s a sort of deflating of a balloon that’s about to burst. "It’s ok… you are safe, you are secure and you can get through all of this without all of the drama that you used to have… that got you nowhere".

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