Of late there is much concern over the growing social issues prevalent among Muslim youth. These issues can be attributed to the fragility of faith and deviating in daily life from the exemplary role model exemplified by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). This article begins by describing some of the social issues prevalent in Malaysia and then explains the importance of iman tahqiqi in shaping the character of youths. The role of the Prophet (PBUH) as a muraabi or guardian and agent of change to the Jahiliyah community is also discussed. Finally, this article highlights the importance placed by Imam Bediuzzaman Said Nursi on following the sunnah of the Prophet (PBUH) and how it can safeguard one from a counterproductive existence.