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The Prophet's Advice to His Cousin

The Prophet's Advice to His Cousin (+Video)

The great scholar Ibn Al-Jawzi had a beautiful comment on this hadith; he says: “I pondered over this hadith and it amazed me to the point where I almost get light-headed thinking about it.” If you realize the depth in the words of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) in this hadith, you will be overwhelmed by the same feeling.

Your Road Is Rough? Stay Calm and Be Like People of Cave!

Your Road Is Rough? Stay Calm and Be Like People of Cave!

Whenever I read the story of the People of Cave (Ashaabul Khaf), my eyes always get filled with tears for many wondrous signs that Allah the Almighty wants to show us through this story, perhaps our hearts will succumb and yield to the light of faith. It was certainly a story of full dedication and …

That Day, everyone will stand in front of God. Everyone is accountable of his own deeds.

5 Scariest Questions in the Day of Judgment

The first question that we will be asked on the Day of Judgment is about the Prayer. If it was performed correctly, we will be saved. Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: The first thing for which a person will be brought to account on the Day of Resurrection…

Suhaib Webb: What Makes a Muslim Leader

Suhaib Webb: What Makes a Muslim Leader

What does the ideal Muslim leader look like? When does a leader take initiative and when is it better to take the back seat? How does one continue work in the midst of burnout? Why should Muslim youth invest in developing their skills and talents? Why is it especially important at this time? Join Imam …

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 …

Investing in Youth Development: Why and How?

Investing in Youth Development: Why and How?

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. The survey finds that 59% of adult Muslims are between the ages …

"Why Are We So Backward?" A Young Muslim Wonders

The other day a young man came to me in the MSA and asked me a very difficult question. Like many people of our generation, he was struggling to make sense of what is happening in the world today; why the Muslim world was always in the news, typically in a negative manner? His question …

"Can I Have an Affair?" A Youth Asks the Prophet (PBUH)

"Can I Have an Affair?" A Youth Asks the Prophet (PBUH)

Imagine a young man coming to the Imam of your neighboring mosque with this strange request: “Can I get a fatwa that permits me to commit Zina (fornication/adultery)?” What kind of response will he receive? I think that shocked and angry reproach is the most likely reaction of the attendees and the Imam; you would …

4 Steps to Have More Effective Mosques in the West

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

Muslims are the youngest religious demographic in the US. Yet, similar to other respective religious organizations, mosques today are not table 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 in reconsidering the priorities of Muslims’ mosques …

When we have faith, we find a feeling of safety and security in our hearts.

Finding Our Way (Part 3)

Many of us go through life, with all its ups and downs, and seldom stop to think what role faith plays, if any, in all of this. How do we understand faith? What function does faith serve in our lives, and is there any hope of recovering our faith if we’ve lost it?



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