October 11, 2020

Category: Convert Stories

Why do Americans Convert to Islam?
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Why do Americans Convert to Islam?

Islam has always attracted people of all backgrounds since the day Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) started inviting people to it. Its simplicity and clarity has made it easy for people to relate to its message. As immigrants from Muslim world started arriving in the USA in big numbers since the turn of the […]

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My Journey to Islam – Victoria Abdelfattah
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My Journey to Islam – Victoria Abdelfattah

Victoria Abdelfattah I was raised in a fairly religious Christian family. We went to church and every week and I was very involved in the church’s youth group. I loved learning the stories of the prophets, but for some reason I never thought of Jesus as the son of God. Around late middle school my […]

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My Intellectual Reversion
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My Intellectual Reversion

By Isa Hodge You may be asking yourself why I choose the word reversion over conversion in the title. It is because we know we are reverting back to our original intended state, the nature of our creation; that is, as a Muslim (one who submits to the will of Allah). Most of us are […]

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Tauheed – The #1 Reason to Embrace Islam Nick is given some books for guidance by a GainPeace volunteer. Nick has just taken his Shahada after learning of the Islamic concept of Tauheed.
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Tauheed – The #1 Reason to Embrace Islam

“I always believed in my heart that there is only one God, and, after listening to the concept of God in Islam, I came to realize that I can connect with Islam; it makes sense,” comments Peter. Peter contacted GainPeace to request a visit to a mosque and to complete an assignment he was given […]

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My Journey To Islam
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My Journey To Islam

by Zakiyyah Al Zahid My journey to Islam began when I was 16. I had been raised as a Christian with a strong sense of spirituality. Due to my mother’s nontraditional studies I developed a natural curiosity about Eastern thought processes. One night sitting in my room, I came to the realization that Jesus (AS) could […]

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Vincent’s Reversion
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Vincent’s Reversion

From Neo-Confederate to Muslim Convert, Vincent’s Reversion to Islam is a journey of many facets. As salaam alaiykum, My name is Vincent Skipper; I have lived in many places, mostly in the southern U.S. From the age of 12 to the age of seventeen I lived in a small town north of Memphis, TN called […]

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Dreaming My Way to Islam
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Dreaming My Way to Islam

  Linda “iLham” Barto I was raised Southern Baptist, was always religious and active in my religion.  In 1999, however, I began a spiritual journey that started with dreams of a country I had never known and people I had never seen.  I had never read the Qur’an and did not know anything about Islam, […]

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New Tires Lead to a New Life in Islam Arthur makes his Shahada to declare his choice to choose Islam as his religion and become Muslim
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New Tires Lead to a New Life in Islam

Arthur recalled how he stumbled upon Islam. He had stopped at Tariq Ali Khan’s store to change his tires. That is when He met Ali. Ali’s honesty and respectful customer handling attracted him. He inquired: “Are you Muslim?”

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Accepting Islam Across the Generations
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Accepting Islam Across the Generations

The Story of How a Grandfather and His Grandson Found the Way and the Truth in Islam A personal account by David Cavall I remember the first time my then 18 year old grandson Casey began a discussion with me about Islam and all it represented. He had been reading articles online as well as listening to […]

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