95% of Khutbahs Suck.
Itâ€™s true: 95% of khutbahs suck. Want proof? Youâ€™ve been a Muslim now for 10-ish years. How many khutbahs have you attended? Thatâ€™s like 500 khutbahs – shut the front door! Technically, itâ€™s the equivalent of a Masterâ€™s degreeâ€¦but what do you have to show for it? Has a series of awesome khutbahs collectively altered the way you think/work/live/play? When was the last time your life changed due to a khutbah? What do you mean, you donâ€™t remember! What was the topic of the last khutbah you attended? Hm…Iâ€™ll bet you donâ€™t rememberâ€¦ How about this: What is the topic of the next khutbah youâ€™re attending? Let me guess: You donâ€™t know. Okay, I was wrongâ€¦itâ€™s closer to 99%!
Introducing Fridays Matter
Fridays Matter is a faith-based non-profit website for anyone who still believes in Fridays. The site will have 52 khutbahs that anyone can use or read for their own benefit. Here is what to say, how to say it, and how to follow-up.
Each khutbah includes the following*:
- Curricular approach with learning objectives
- Train the speakers
- Professionally edited
- Graphically designed
- Heavily researched/annotated
- Written for you
- Purpose built for Community change