Black American Sunni Muslims and Their Leaders, Contextually Speaking, by Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Black American Sunni Muslims and converts to Islam are arguably the most leaderless Muslim demographic on the face of the Earth. Can we blame that on the Muslim leaders themselves? Is anyone to blame?
The Philadelphia Negroe Muslim, by Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
If there was any American city which could be rightly called the heart of Islam in America, it would be the City of Philadelphia.
Top Ten Priorities For American Muslims in 2016, by Imam Luqman
2016 Top Ten Priorities for American Muslims (faith based list) Remove politics from the practice of our faith, and give the religion back to Allah. Everything we do in the name of our religion should be for the sake of Allah and not for the sake of our public image, for the sake of popularity,…
The Massacre in Paris; Assessing the Muslim Response, by American Imam, Luqman Ahmad
That we continuously find ourselves in the circuitous predicament of feeling compelled to condemn yet another incident of Muslim violence, and then complaining with the same frequency that no one’s listening, is testimony enough that just as violent extremists have hijacked the image of Islam, our politics has hijacked our morality.
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.
Is Shaitaan targeting our children? By Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
In an ideal world, Shaitaan would wait, and leave our children alone until they had the opportunity to grow up a little, learn about their faith, and about consequences. However, Shaitaan doesn’t play fair. In fact; he’s not playing at all. He’s dead serious about the souls of our offspring. Our children are forced to…
Defend the Prophet (SAWS) by following His Way, not by Following Our Emotions, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
In the din of condemnation of free expression of a negative statements and views directed towards Islam and Muslims, we forget to condemn as well, the misguided overreactions of the world’s Muslims to criticisms of our faith that is only meant as a test of our own moral resolve. Even if we win the battle…
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…
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…