Our Journey to Islam: An Innovative Islamic Speaker’s Bureau

We are hoping to be able to launch in mid-2011 the “Our Journey to Islam” program. Islamic Outreach ABIM is designing it to the needs of the nation and beyond, under a five year plan from its initiation through providing a speaker list of more than 100 active participants throughout Malaysia and beyond. Continue reading

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PEMBELA: Beberapa catatan dan pembetulan fakta

Saya merasa terpanggil untuk menulis beberapa aspek tentang sejarah penubuhan Pertubuhan-pertubuhan Pembela Islam (PEMBELA) sebagai respons terhadap beberapa tanggapan sinis terhadap gagasan tersebut. Sangat memeranjatkan apabila tanggapan sedemikian rupa datangnya daripada mereka yang mengaku sebagai aktivis gerakan Islam, dan membiarkan sikap taksub pada politik kepartian mereka menafikan peranan PEMBELA sebagai rangkaian perjuangan umat Islam di Malaysia serta gagasan murni yang melangkaui sebarang kepentingan politik kepartaian demi mempertahankan kesejahteraan aqidah umat Islam. Continue reading

Guarding the frontier

Prophet Muhammad, The Messenger, peace be upon him, once asked: “Listen. Shall I guide you to the things through which God blots out sins and elevates you to higher ranks?” When his Companions asked him to do so, he told them: “Perform wudhu’ (ritual ablution) as correctly as possible, even in the most adverse conditions; walk to the mosque for each prayer, and wait for the next prayer after praying. This is the ribat, this is the ribat (preparation, dedication).” [Muslim] Continue reading