Yusha Evans: How I Came to Islam

Yusha Evans, formerly Joshua Evans, is a well-known Islamic figure in the USA. He came from a strict Methodist Christian upbringing, where he spent the majority of his youth involved in his Church Bible college and had the intention of going on to become a Bible scholar. After he become heavily involved in his youth group where he read the Bible from cover to cover many times, Yusha began to find many inconsistencies in the Bible, which influenced what he describes as “the biggest mistake any Christian can make”, which is to ask questions. The lack of answers and confusion led Yusha to leave Christianity altogether after which he began searching other religions, Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Judaism — and none of them had a clear truth.

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Mike Tyson visits Makkah and Madinah

Former boxer Mike Tyson, who converted to Islam in the 1990s, has gone on a pilgrimage to the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.

Tyson, who was world heavyweight champion from 1986 to 1990, arrived in Madinah on Friday with the Canadian Dawa Association for the umrah or minor pilgrimage.

From Madinah, he will travel on to Makkah and also plans to visit other Saudi cities. (Source)

Shadid Lewis: Why I accepted Islam

Brother Shadid Lewis is a revert to Islam, He has his certification in Comparative Religion from the Islamic Research and Propagation Center. He has studied the Sciences of the Qur’an at the American Open Islamic University in Fairfax , Virginia.

Currently, he serves as President of the Hampton Mosque and Islamic Center in Virginia, USA.