Fatwas and the Responsibility of Muslim Scholars in America, by Shaykh Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Scholars of Islam are responsible for upholding the sacred trust that accompanies the acquisition of religious knowledge; which is to explain the religion clearly and concisely and not cover up any part of it.
The Importance of Sincerity in Religion by Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
When a person is not sincere about his or her religion and their religious actions, they will find themselves perpetually disappointed and disillusioned, because spiritual reward for righteous deeds can only come from Allah; no one else has the ability to compensate your soul for what it does. Such persons will often find themselves complaining…
Audio Khutba: The Obligation and Benefit of Maintaining Family Ties, by Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
Dear beloveds, if you are fortunate enough to have family, then please stay connected with them as Allah has commanded. One of the greatest gifts Allah has given us is that he made us into families. If you have parents, grandparents, aunties, uncles, cousins, brothers, sisters, children, husbands, wives, step kids, or famly by marriage,…
The Devil’s Deception of the Modern-Day Salafiyyah Sect, by Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
No one committed to this religion rejects the Salaf as-Saalih or the principles on which they agreed. However, the Salafis and their modern-day da’wah do not suite the tastes of all the righteous. Too much of their methodology revolves around character assassination, claims of monopoly on Allah’s guidance, a fanatical obsession with uncovering the faults…
Things You Should Know About Allah, by Imam Luqman Ahmad (basic aqeeda)
If a snowflake falls in Antarctica, if a rose petal blooms in Stone Mountain Georgia, or if a spoonful of sugar is sprinkled into a cup of coffee in New York City, then be assured that Allah be He Exalted and Glorified, is aware of its shape, its size, its weight and volume. If an…
The Tale of The Two Muslim Americas By Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
By all credible accounts, indigenous African-American and convert Muslims have been relegated to a second class and sometimes even third class status in modern-day Muslim America.
Generational Continuity and Preserving Islam in Your Family; A Case for Maintaining Muslim Congregations. By Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
It is arguable that the biggest problem to beset African American Muslim communities by far are that most of them are not part of communities. This is a dangerous state; especially for someone new to Islam. The basis of success for a community is enjoining upon each other truth and patience. This is best done…
Qualities to Look For in a Muslim Husband by Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
If a woman seeks a husband who does not have the qualities of a good man, then she will get a joker. The first thing to check about a potential spouse is his salat, and if you check his, make sure that you check yours too.
Defining the American Muslim Identity
Muslims, American or otherwise should define themselves first and foremost, in moral, or religious terms. It is nonsensical for American Muslims to attempt to formulate a singular domestic identity for American Muslims while taking Allah out of the equation
The Virtues of the Islamic Month of Rajab: فضائل رجب
The Virtues of Rajab: Fadaa’il Rajab by Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad “BEHOLD, the number of months, in the sight of Allah, is twelve months, [laid down] in Allah’s decree on the day when He created the heavens and the earth; [and] out of these, four are sacred: this is the ever-true law [of Allah].…