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I Was Being Prepared to Become a Muslim

I Was Being Prepared to Become a Muslim

My soul was crying out and even my stubbornness could not squelch the cries. We started working together and discussing our respective beliefs. I had given up on Christianity completely, but when he started asking me questions, my faith surged and I felt I was a ‘Crusader’ defending the Faith from this evil “Moslem”.

Youth Marriage - How Far Parents Shall Be Involved?

Youth Marriage - How Far Should Parents Be Involved?

They say, “Youth is wasted on the young”. There is some degree of truth behind these words. Youth is that time of life that is bursting with energy and enthusiasm. It is charged with idealism, and fueled by a strong desire to pursue dreams in the pursuit of a bright and happy future, leaving no …

Good Muslims Do Bad Things Too

Good Muslims Do Bad Things Too

We live in a pretty confusing time, especially for Muslim youth, who are often thrust into contradictory environments simultaneously.

Muslim Youth - A Road Less Traveled For You to Try

Muslim Youth - A Road Less Traveled For You to Try

Back to the young companions in the cave story. They made it through because they huddled up together. Choose your friends wisely; stick around with those who will keep you on your toes and make you feel ambitious to do more to please Allah.

Young Scholars among the Prophet’s Companions

Young Scholars Among the Prophet Muhammad’s Companions

Youth is a precious asset that most of us squander in useless pursuits, only to realize our mistake when it’s irretrievably gone. But the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) were not like that. And it’s by means of those who made the…

Here is the Prophet's Special Advice to His Cousin

Here Is the Prophet's Special Advice to His Cousin

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.

6 Tips for Youth-Friendly Mosques

6 Tips for Youth-Friendly Mosques

Mosques are fortresses of faith and essential hubs for all things Islamic. This is especially true within majority non-Muslim societies. A mosque should serve more than just as a place of prayer but as a community. Its role is so important that some scholars proclaim it to be haram (prohibited) for a Muslim family to …

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 …

Never Be Satisfied with Average Goals

Never Be Satisfied with Average Goals

Many youth really do not have high expectations and high goals, they settle for mediocrity. They are fine with just being OK or average and they do not set their standards very high.



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