Tag: Islam in America
How Political Correctness can Derail Meaningful Intra-Muslim Dialogue. By Imam Luqman Ahmad
This not so subtle lexical lunge into la la land regarding the word Islam is just one casualty of modern-day political correctness. The religion of Islam is built upon divine truths, not politically engineered truisms.
Audio Khutba: Explanation of the Hadith: “The Most Beloved People to Allah”, by Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Click on the link to listen to a very nice explanation of this hadith by Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad, recorded at Masjid Ibrahim Islamic Center, Sacramento California.
Audio Khutba: It is the Duty of the Ummah and Every Muslim to Be Bearers of Witness! By Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
It is the duty of the Ummah, and of every single Muslim to be a bearer of witness, to the degree that you are able. This was the function of our Prophet (SAWS), and the function of the Prophets that came before him. This is the topic of this khutba recorded at Masjid Ibrahim Islamic…
The Alcohol, Crack Pipe and Lottery Ticket Da’wah, By Imam Luqman Ahmad
As one young Muslim put it; “here we are on one corner, inviting people to Islam and explaining to them the morality of Islam, and the detriment of a 40 ounce drinking, weed smoking, crack smoking lifestyle, while there is a Muslim business on the other corner selling them everything they need to partake in…
New Muslim Class at Masjid Ibrahim Islamic Center in Sacramento Ca. A Weekly Intensive
This is a detailed learning Intensive specifically designed for new Muslims This class is open for any Muslim who wants to get on track with his or her Islam. We have thirty years of experience in dealing with issues that affect new Muslims and have come up with key strategies based upon the Quran and the…
77 principles from the Quran and the Sunna, that supports stability in your life. By Imam Luqman Ahmad.
seventy-seven principles, from the Quran and from the sunna of our Prophet (SAWS) that will aid the Muslim in restoring and maintaining steadiness in his or her life. If you are experiencing instability in your life; then practicing these principles will help you in sha Allah.
Why Thugs Can’t Raise a Nation; The Importance of Good Parenting
Make it your mission to be a parent or a step parent, in the true sense. Relish in it, meet it head on, accept it, value it, immerse yourself in it, work it, embrace it, grab it by the horns, greet it with enthusiasm, cherish it, be about it, face it, love it, handle it,…
Hurdling the American Muslim Challenge, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
One thing that we must keep in mind is that we are a diverse community; however, that diversity is only a virtue if we navigate it correctly by coming together.
A Worldwide Open Letter from Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad to the Muslim Protesters and Demonstrators Against the negative film about the Prophet Muhammad (SAWS),
The legacy and dignity of Rasoolillah lives through our actions and is carried on in following his way of good charachter, and tolerance for those who disparage him, and in bringing the light of faith and strong moral foundation to the world. The Prophet (SAWS) is under no threat of any human being; he is…
Can Muslims Create an American Identity? By Imam Luqman Ahmad
American Muslims have come from many diverse paths that led them to where we are today. The notion that a singular, made for the media consumption, Muslim identity can be crafted by a few American Muslim intellectuals (mostly of foreign descent), is absurd, problematic, and misleading. We are who we are; with our differences, our…