Question 19: As beginners in the field of Da`wah (calling to Islaam), what is the best approach to follow while practicing Da`wah?
Answer: First: You should equip yourself with beneficial knowledge derived from the Qur’aan and Sunnah. Allaah (Exalted be He) says: Invite (mankind, O Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم) to the Way of your Lord (i.e. Islaam) with wisdom (i.e. with the Divine Revelation and the Qur’aan) and fair preaching Wisdom denotes knowledge... read more here.
Question 16: Has the gradual communication of the Islamic legislation ended by the completion of delivering the Message? Is it permissible for a Daa`ee (caller to Islaam) to tell a new Muslim about the commands and the prohibitions of Islaam gradually, so that they are not shocked?
Answer: It is permissible to convey the Message of Islaam to others gradually, acting upon the Hadeeth of Mu`aad when he was sent by the Prophet (peace be upon him) to Yemen. The Six Hadeeth Compilers (Al-Bukhaaree, Muslim, ‘Aboo Daawood, Al-Tirmidee, Al-Nasaa’ee, and Ibn Maajah) reported from Ibn `Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with them both) that the Messenger of Allaah (peace be upon him) told Mu`aad ibn Jabal when he sent him to Yemen… read more here.
Question 15: Some people go to cafes and clubs on the pretext of calling people to Allaah. Is it Islaamically permissible to go to places where vice reigns, with the intention of spreading Islaamic teachings among people who are obviously reluctant to abide by them?
Answer: In this case, if it is likely that there will be a good response on the part of the attendants, one should sit with them to guide them to the truth and advise them. Doing so fulfills the duty of conveying the Message of Islaam and thus, leaving them no excuse of ignorance… read more here.
Question 14: What are the means for a Da`wah (calling to Islaam) to become successful and from where should they be deduced? What are the essential characteristics of a Da`ee (caller to Islaam)? We hope that you will mention some of the important books in this field.
Answer: First, the successful Da`wah is the one that is accompanied by knowledge of Sharee`ah (Islaamic law) and deep insight, for Allaah (Exalted be He) says… read more here.
Question 12: What is the best way to call the people to Tawheed (belief in the Oneness of Allaah/monotheism) and warn them against Shirk (associating others with Allaah in His Divinity or worship)?
Answer: The best way to Da`wah (calling to Islaam) is that stated by Allaah (Exalted be He) in the following Aayah (Qur’aanic verse)... read more here.