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Dr. Hossam Roushdi

Gaza crisis : holding your faith in these difficult situations

By Dr Hossam Roushdi

There are many lessons for us from Gaza today. The courageous people of Gaza are showing remarkable courage and faith in Allah. They have no armies, navies or air forces to help them. They are all alone, yet are winning over the hearts and minds of so many non-Muslims around the world.

The oppression of Uighur Muslims in China

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
Who are the Uighurs? Why is the Chinese government crushing them so ruthlessly? Today’s khutbah describes the historical background leading to the current dire situation. It also connects the Uighur to another persecuted people mentioned in Sura Al Buruuj, who were martyred for their faith in Allah.

Ramadan: a time for Love and Gratitude to Allah

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Ramadan isn’t about long days, hunger and thirst or lack of sleep….. it’s about showing our love and gratitude to Allah. It’s about appreciating the countless blessings we enjoy every day. It’s about showing Allah how much we love, worship and adore Him…”

Preparing for Ramadan

By Dr Hossam Roushdi.

“Plan your Ramadan to make the best of this sacred month. Any good deed done during Ramadan is worth 70 times more than at other times….”
A transcript of this audio khutbah is now also available as a text khutbah.

Lessons about good relationships in Sura Al Hujurat

By Dr Hossam Roushdi

“Careless habits may seem trivial to us, but they can have serious consequences. Sura Al Hujurat reminds us of the dangers of backbiting, slander and mocking others. False pride and an exaggerated sense of our own self importance is a problem that true believers must always guard themselves against. We should cultivate humility, and make excuses for others while holding ourselves to account at all times…”

Muslim Ethics and interactions

By Dr Hossam Roushdi

“Sura Al Hujuraat eloquently describes the way we should have good relationships with one another. Believers do not have suspicions about one another, do not spy on one another, do not backbite or undermine one another. We should always think the best of each other, make excuses for one another and give the best interpretation when there is any doubt…”