Author Archives: Omar

Using contemporary issues to make Islam relatable to the people

September 30th, 2013 | by Omar

How many times have you gone to a lecture or a jumuah khutba where you weren't able to relate to or relate to very well? There are many stories from the Qur'an or around the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) or his companions that are very beneficial but not necessarily very easy to relate to


Islam and Homosexuality

June 24th, 2013 | by Omar

The impitus for writing this post is simple, I find that the vast majority of the discource on this topic is oriented around proving the other side wrong rather than analyzing the very real issues people are facing and looking for solutions.


Reclaiming our faith – Hamza Yusuf

June 24th, 2013 | by Omar

This video covers a number of topics that are very timely and important for all to hear, especially Muslims. I especially love the topic of being good to our neighbours


Shaykh Suhaib Webb – Western Islam

May 10th, 2013 | by Omar

This is why Shaykh Suhaib Webb is one of the brightest lights for Muslims in America. I pray that Shaykh Suhaib Webb is granted a very long life and that his teachings reach the hearts of Muslims world wide. Ameen


The struggles new Muslims face

May 10th, 2013 | by Omar

The stuggles that new Muslims go through upon accepting Islam are immense. I as someone lucky enough to be born into a Muslim family can not even fathom what they go through but yet people like myself need to create social supports that meet their needs. We need to understand what they go through so that we can create meaningful supports



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