Most American Muslim Communities, and others, seem to have reduced the blessed and powerful educational and motivational opportunity of the Jum'ah Khutbah into an empty space, into some kind of a meaningless ritual, without purpose and without direction...
If Muslims were serious in their professions of love for Allah, and in their commitment to Islam, and in their incessant declarations of intent to serve Muslims, and what they keep calling “The Muslim Cause,” don’t you think they would ...
The world knows only too well that the price of love is life.
Or is it death?
Ask Romeo or Juliet, and they will tell you.
Those who love things they consider precious in life must be prepared to suffer for the sake ...
The past several decades, I have seen two kinds of Muslims.
Among all the other kinds of Muslims I have seen.
In America and elsewhere.
Those who spend their lives -- and attendant resources -- to build Islam.
Islam, mind you, not Muslims. For, ...
If Muslims truly cared -- or understood -- the world will not be the kind of mess it is.
They would have devoted themselves to fixing the world -- and making it a better place for all -- instead of trying ...
For the past half century, Muslims in America have struggled with two fundamental questions. Call them Identity Questions if you want.
Those two questions are:
Who the Muslims of America really are?
What the Muslims of America must do as Muslims?...
Qur'an is of course in Arabic. And now there are also translations in many languages. Thank God for that: Alhamdulillah!
But what I have trouble figuring out is this: What is the excuse Muslims have for not placing a Translation-Only Copy ...
The Rape and Gang-Rape Crisis in India, and the association in some cases of Muslim-sounding names with it, is one such case in point. We no longer can withhold comment on it, no matter how quick our reaction may appear ...
Islam came to liberate humanity from all kinds of slavery -- and vices. And it did so quite successfully.
Among the top modes of slavery Islam set humanity free from were Hereditary Kingship and Traditional Priesthood.
In fact, Allah had kept Pre-Islam ...
God's earth is ready for God. It has always been.
God raised up the Muslims to take his book, the Qur'an, to every home and heart on God's earth that needs it -- and which one does not.
For doing that, God ...
Yes, Islam is a movement.
And it is a lifelong commitment -- until death doth take us away from this world, while still chanting Allah's name, and inviting all and sundry to Allah, and teaching the world everything good and nice ...
Today, More than Ever before, Islam Is What the World Needs
Considering all that is going on in the world today, one conclusion seems clear and inescapable: The world needs Islam today more than ever before.
Islam that is derived directly ...
Whatever Happened to the Jum'ah Khutbah that Allah Gave?And that Allah's Rasul, Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallam, Practiced and Delivered to the Muslims?Where Did that Khutbah Go?
I do not know what other people do, or have, but Allah gave us, Muslims, ...
If you are a Muslim, you must always Play to Win.
And win fair and square, following all the accepted rules and norms.
Not participating in the Game of Life is not an option for you, if you are a Muslim.
Nor can ...
Presenting Islam to Non-Muslims.
An Open House Campaign.
Muslims: A People with a Mission.
An Open House for Your Mosque.
Islam: A System of Neighborly Relations.
Neighborliness: A Concept that goes beyond Individuals.
Benefits of An Open House.
The Jum'ah Khutbah: Its nature and uses.
A Culture ...
“Working for Allah is not part-time work.
Nor should it be way down on your To-Do List.
In fact, all your other work, if there is such a thing, derives its legitimacy, and its blessings from God, from how committed you are to ...
“Muslims are constantly in the habit of asking God to help them with this, that and the other.
And that is as it should be.
For, without God’s help and guidance and without his command and will nothing happens, nothing ever gets ...
"Two kinds of people live on God's earth – among all the millions of other kinds that there are:
A) Those who get things done.B) Those who talk about getting things done.
The first kind: Doers.
The second kind: Talkers.
While Islam cares about all ...
No one asks this question, but we all should: Who sets the Muslim agenda?
That means who makes Muslims think, talk and act the way they do it? Who makes Muslims do the things they do?
In other words, who sets Muslim ...