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ICNA 2019: US Reverts Share Their Stories, Call for Support

According to Pew Research, two-thirds of the American born-Muslim population are converts. The religion continues to grow in the United States despite anti-Muslim social and political rhetoric or the targeting of Muslims in public spaces. During the 2019 ICNA national convention (4/18-4/21/19), reverts to the faith shared their stories with attendees. In “The Unheard Voices,” …

Converts and Their Muslim Communities

Converts and Their Muslim Communities

Sometimes, the first experience converts have with a community is a visit to a mosque. The critical first impression might be negative if the convert isn’t able to connect with anyone. Sometimes new Muslims have too many expectations of their community…

How Can I Help My Non-Muslim Husband Accept Islam?

How Can I Help My Non-Muslim Husband Accept Islam?

Salam Aleikom, In this video, you will learn: • Don’t feel ashamed of who you are • Why you might meet people at the mosque that are not so welcoming • Create some space for your husband to contemplate on what he learns about Islam • Don’t force him; just pray to Allah *** Watch …

Reverts Love for Prophet Muhammad

How Can Reverts Love the Prophet Muhammad?

I firmly believe that the love a born Muslim feels for Prophet Muhammad is vastly different to that which a revert feels, at least at the beginning of their journey as a Muslim. Born Muslims are born into a faith and a family that heavily and rightly so encourages…

7 Challenges UK Revert Sisters Face

7 Challenges UK Revert Sisters Face

One of the biggest challenges that nearly every sister faces is how to break the news to their families that they have accepted Islam. Especially now, with all the bad press that Islam and Muslims are getting, most converts anticipate a rocky ride when they tell their families.

Does Making Shahadah Need Witnesses

New Muslims: Does Making Shahadah Need Witnesses?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Making Shahadah in presence of witnesses is not an essential condition, though it is preferable to put the official arrangements in order. Islam, as a matter of fact, lays …

Reverts - Things to Know Before Going to Hajj

Reverts - Things to Know Before Going to Hajj

It can be confusing for a new revert to Islam to perform Hajj. Traveling to Saudi Arabia and, most likely, not being able to speak the Arabic language is the first stumbling block. However, don’t let this hold you back. Allah judges each soul by its intention…

A Revert: I'm Not Muslim in Her Eyes

A Revert: I'm Not Muslim in Her Eyes

In this counseling answer: • All good is rewarded by Allah (swt), so why are you confusing people with Allah (swt)? • Take strength from you good deeds and all your efforts. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh my sister, You are a good example to all Muslim women, whether they are born Muslim or revert to Islam. …

Why Choose Islam?

Four Muslim converts explain why they have chosen Islam over any other religion. Their reasons stem from women, faith, Islamic way of life and God.



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