A warning we should heed – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

The message of Islam is that pursuit of money for its own sake is unnatural, inhumane, and will lead us to catastrophe, argues Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad. O you who believe! Let not your wealth nor your children distract you from remembrance of Allah. Those who do so, they are the losers. (63:9) This verse […]

Restraint in an Age of Excess, by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

In this sermon, the shaykh relates a sound hadith in which the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said that what he feared most for his community was the following of the uncontrolled urges of gluttony and lust. Although we often hear important warnings in sermons and elsewhere against the influence of the sad […]

The Requisites of Leadership, by Imam Zaid Shakir

“This lecture examines the requisites of leadership at both the individual and the communal level. It emphasizes the importance of good followers as one of the greatest factors aiding good leadership. Imam Zaid mentions some of the trials leaders will encounter at various levels of endeavor. This lecture will prove insightful for community leaders and organizers […]