Donating Jobs Instead of Money?

Originally Posted by RadTalks Charity? No Thanks! Our community is full of business owners. Instead of asking them to donate to the poor, why not ask them to provide guaranteed jobs to them instead? By working for their money, the poor gain skills and experience that can lead to a proper career, helping them become self-sufficient contributors to society. Do … Read More

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Yaser Birjas: Dawah is a Test

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Quran Weekly: Yaser Birjas' Advice to Activists

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Quran Weekly: Yaser Birjas’ Advice to Activists4 minute video. Alif, Lam, Meem. Do the people think that they will be left to say, “We believe” and they will not be tried? But We have certainly tried those before them, and Allah will surely make evident those who are truthful, and … Read More

Omar UsmanYaser Birjas: Dawah is a Test

Yaser Birjas: Activists Must Focus on Themselves

Yaser Birjas: Activists Must Focus on Themselves
This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Quran Weekly: Yaser Birjas' Advice to Activists

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Quran Weekly: Yaser Birjas’ Advice to Activists5 minute video. Important take-aways: The previous video¬†discussed being active in whatever avenue possible. So when you have finished [your duties], then stand up [for worship]. [94:7] When you are free, strive in devotion. The Prophet (saw) endured lots of hardship to call people … Read More

Omar UsmanYaser Birjas: Activists Must Focus on Themselves

High Level of Integrity Required for Donated Funds

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One day Ali(ra) was carefully recording all the money that came into the treasury and all that was spent from it, by the light of a candle. At that time, Talha(ra) and Jubair(ra) came to him for personal reasons. When they sat down, Ali lit another candle and put out the first candle. The guest exchanged a glance of surprise … Read More

Omar UsmanHigh Level of Integrity Required for Donated Funds

Yaser Birjas: Why is Activism Important?

Yaser Birjas: Why is Activism Important?
This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Quran Weekly: Yaser Birjas' Advice to Activists

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Quran Weekly: Yaser Birjas’ Advice to Activists4 minute video. Important take-aways: You are helping to carry the final message of Allah (swt) Your duty is¬†only to deliver the message. Guidance is out of your hands. To do this work with excellence is to understand the most effective ways of delivering … Read More

Omar UsmanYaser Birjas: Why is Activism Important?

Transparency in Leadership: Musa and Harun

After returning from the mountain having left Harun (as) in charge for the 40 day period, Musa (as) finds the people worshipping a calf. This was clearly against what he commanded them with before leaving. He immediately turns to the one he left in charge to inquire about what happened. When someone is in a leadership position, their status does … Read More

Omar UsmanTransparency in Leadership: Musa and Harun

Quickreads: Always Jumping to Negative Conclusion

Jumping to negative conclusions when anything is said or done by others is not only a sin, but a very bad disease. It creates problems & mistrust from non-existent matters. It makes a person habitually think that whatever others do or say is for a bad reason rather than a good one. This adds absolutely unnecessary tension in peoples lives … Read More

Omar UsmanQuickreads: Always Jumping to Negative Conclusion