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Why Are Young Muslims So Unhappy?

Why Are Young Muslims So Unhappy?

Why are young Muslims so unhappy today? In a time full of difficulties and challenges facing Muslims almost everywhere, it is critical to pay attention to the youth’s morale and find out the real reasons behind the widespread sense of dissatisfaction. How do the ways adopted by Western Muslim parents in raising their kids exasperate …

Being a Muslim Volunteer: Why & How

Being a Muslim Volunteer: Why & How

Done with the right intention and the appropriate manner, volunteerism and altruism brings about tremendous pleasure from our Creator. As Muslims we should see ourselves as world citizens. Our compassion and help are not limited to Muslims or even humans only; we should care about all God’s creation. What does Islam say about volunteering? And why it is …

5 Lessons from Malcolm X Life

5 Lessons from Malcolm X Life

Malcolm X, one of the symbols of the black struggle in America, has become an icon of freedom and human rights for Americans, African Americans, and Muslim Americans. In this article, I share some reflections on the story of Malcolm from a personal perspective. I refrained as much as I could from talking about political …

US Muslims and Power of Storytelling

One of the communication aspects that Muslim communities should care for is the way they tell their story. As a matter of fact, It is a vital factor that shapes the way Muslims connect and interact with others. Story also has an incredible power to tie the past with the present. Through storytelling we can …

Towards Effective Mosques: Advice for Future Imams

Towards Effective Mosques: Advice for Future Imams

Future Imams need to remember that every precious and great thing requires hard work and huge efforts. No different to this is knowledge, even more so knowledge in Islam. It is the noblest thing in life; it can never be attained but through continuous work, staying up nights, repetition, giving up comforts and denying one’s enjoyments. …

Investing in Youth Development: Why and How?

Investing in Youth Development: Why and How?

Why youth development is important? The Muslim society in the US is displaying a ‘youth bulge’ as opposed to the non-Muslim population in the country. According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, the Muslim American population is much younger, on average, than the non-Muslim population.  59% of adult Muslims are between 18 …

4 Steps to More Effective Mosques

Beautiful Walls & Empty Halls? 4 Steps to More Effective Mosques

How can we create and maintain effective mosques? Muslims are the youngest religious demographic in the US. Yet, similar to other respective religious organizations, mosques today are not able to capture the fascination of the younger generation. Imam Mohamed Abutaleb addressed this issue during the 15th MAS-ICNA Convention. In this lecture, He maintains that the solution lies …

American Muslims: Islamic Duties and Civic Obligations (Imam Omar Suleiman)

American Muslims: Islamic Duties & Civic Obligations

Whether we live in a small town or big city, a predominantly Muslim neighborhood or we are the only Muslims on the block, it’s important to be involved and engaged in society as a whole. And that’s where our civic obligations come in. As Muslims, our Islamic duties are what push us to be involved. …

When Terrorism Accusations Are Ridiculous (Funny)

When Terrorism Accusations Get Ridiculous (Funny)

Did you know that some author accused Nouman Khan of being a terrorist? What is the proof used to support this enormous claim? Well, it is better to watch it for yourself. It is not only the “evidence” against Ustadh Nouman that is so funny, the terrorism accusations against other eminent Muslim figures like Dr. …



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