New Muslims

Turning points in life do not come around all the time and certainly not easily. When it happens, you become a new person who sees the world around differently, who notices things that weren’t important before. Stepping on a new path and accepting a new religion, for sure have its own story for each one of us; A story of our inner journey toward light and eternal happiness. Would you like to share your story with us?

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I was raised as a Christian and went to a fundamentalist Bible believing church.  I made a profession of faith to Jesus in 1969.  In all of my years as growing up Christian, I read and studied the Bible regularly.  Later on, I enlisted in the US...

My name is Yahya Schroder.  I am a “European” Muslim.  I became Muslim […] when I was 17.  I am living now in Potsdam, Germany […].
As a convert to Islam, I think it’s much easier to follow the deen (religion) than a born Muslim who is been...

I was born to British parents in Darussalam in Tanzania in 1964.  […]. I was educated at famous Roman Catholic Monastic School […] and went on to study history in the London University.  However, I left my education unfinished. Currently, I am...

My name is Ali.  I’m a 31 year old Mexican born in America or as some would say a Chicano. […].  I think it will Insha’Allah (God willing) help people understand Islam and why it attracted me.  People have a wrong perception About Islam and...

As a Doctor of Medicine, and a descendant of a French Catholic family, the very choice of my profession has given me a solid scientific culture which had prepared me very little for a mystic life.  Not that I did not believe in God, but that the...

I am C.S. Mathos.  I was born into a secular family on August 1st, 1992, in Pennsylvania.  My mom was once a Christian, and as a kid she went to a Quaker church. […]To explain, I was surprisingly logical as a child, and reasoned that it was...

Prior to my conversion to Islam, I lived my life as a Jew. Although my family was not traditional, I learned Judaism from traditional Jews. I went to an Orthodox Jewish synagogue, and an Orthodox Jewish school. I lived, and continue to live, in a...

My name is Darrick Abdul-hakim.  I am a 20-year-old Muslim brother living in the United States.  […]
I grew up as a Christian who had a good deal of information.  I was very excited to express my Christian belief to my friends, co-workers...

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