Bio in Brief

m_3cda03f71c5d3cabe30d99a34c6cad491.jpgMy name is Yusha Evans. I am 27 years old and am living in College Park, MD. I was raised by my grandparents in Greenville, South Carolina in a very strict Methodist home. In my teenage years, I became very involved in the church and was studying at a small Bible college in my hometown with the intention of eventually enrolling in Bob Jones University. I was learning to read the Bible in Hebrew and Greek and was very interested in textual criticism of the Bible. It was during these years of intense Bible study that I read the Bible cover to cover a half a dozen times. In doing so, I realized there were many inconsistencies and contradictions. I realized the Bible was not the inerrant Word of God as I had always been taught. I eventually left Christianity and searched for the truth about God elsewhere.

I studied every religion from Judaism to Buddhism, Wicca to Bushido. While many religions had certain truths to them, they had major tenants or flaws I could not accept. All praise is due to God, one day I found myself talking with a young Muslim who invited me to jumuah, the Friday service and congregational prayer. When I saw the Muslims praying, bowing and prostrating with their heads on the floor, all the verses of the Bible describing the prayer of the prophets came flooding back to me. I asked for a copy of the Quran, read it from cover to cover in three days, and the rest (as they say) is history.

7 Comments on “Bio in Brief”

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  2. mashAllah brother ! SubhanAllah ! Im amazed at how much you have learned in the short period of time . You speak arabic so beautifully. I am watching your video “price of paradise ” right now . I love your video and I am very inspired by your story. Keep up the good work ! JazakAllahu khairun.

  3. Dear Brother,
    Salm Alykom
    Barak Allaho Feek (God bless you & your Soul)
    Pray for Musliums all of over the worlds
    You got a chance that millions others did not get this chance
    Even those who was born Musliums May not had your chance Bow your head to Allah Thankful for what he showed you & pray for the others to see the way & feel by their hearts.

    May Allah mercy All musliums ALIVE & DEAD

    Salm Alykom

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