Suhaib Webb is a contemporary American-Muslim educator, activist, and lecturer. His work bridges classical and contemporary Islamic thought, addressing issues of cultural, social and political relevance to Muslims in the West. After converting to Islam in 1992, Webb left his career in the music industry to pursue his passion in education. He earned a Bachelor’s in Education from the University of Central Oklahoma and received intensive private training in the Islamic Sciences under a renowned Muslim Scholar of Senegalese descent. Webb was hired as the Imam at the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City, where he gave khutbas (sermons), taught religious classes, and provided counselling to families and young people; he also served as an Imam and resident scholar in communities across the U.S.
From 2004-2010, Suhaib Webb studied at the world’s preeminent Islamic institution of learning, Al-Azhar University, in the College of Shari`ah. During this time, after several years of studying the Arabic Language and the Islamic legal tradition, he also served as the head of the English Translation Department at Dar al-Ifta al-Misriyyah.
Outside of his studies at Al-Azhar, Suhaib Webb completed the memorization of the Quran in the city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia. He has been granted numerous traditional teaching licenses (ijazat), adhering to centuries-old Islamic scholarly practice of ensuring the highest standards of scholarship. Webb was named one of the 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center in 2010.
SubhanAllah. Allah is always there waiting for us, and loves for us to ask, and He always picks us up when we’re down! SubhanAllah!
Insha’Allah this’ll help:
‘I want to repent, but’ – http://www.islamqa.com/index.php?pg=article&ln=eng&article_id=23
JazakAllah khayr for this Imam Suhaib…please don’t stop doing this. It’s really refreshing, Alhamdulilah.
May God help you towards ease insha Allah.
Great advice from the imam 🙂
You ask for Him because you want Him. He wants you even more. MashaAllah!
jazakalla khair for this beautiful answer. recently iv been feeling exactly like the brother who asked this question & was becoming worried till i read this. inshalla i will try & use the answer to build that link wth Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala.
imam suhaib can you also give some advice on easier ways to get up for fajr salaah? recently its becomes so difficult to wake up & then i feel so guilty for missing the salaah. i do qadha but i know that its wrong to make a habit of it. pls can you help
If someone says “I feel far from Allah,” ask them “Who moved?”