I attended the University of Chicago's MSA Jummah Khutbah and I must say, they still have a pretty clean record.
The khutbah is as follows:
Next week this country will observe a holiday called Thanksgiving. Where they give thanks for what they have.
In Islam we don't have just one day to thank Allah.
If we thanked God all the time, limitlessly it would not be enough.
Allah is Al Shukur, the grateful. If we spend an hour prating to him and are consistent in our deeds then God gives us a limitless and eternal paradise.
God bestows upon us so many blessings, we should thank Him before we sleep and after we wake, since God could have taken our lives. Be grateful for another chance to rectify your deeds, clean our slate, repent.
God gave us the eraser of tawbah (asking for forgiveness), we should be grateful for this.
The reality is this life is a dream, it's just going to pass. Does anyone remember the nine months we spent in our mother's womb? No, it was a dream. This will be insignificant when we are in paradise, like a dream.
We should thank Allah for all the reactions taking place in our bodies, the millions of reactions, if one messes up we are crippled.
God give us tawfiq to thank him always and consistently. Until He is pleased with us.
That was short and sweet, in fact what i enjoyed most about this khutbah was it's duration, not too long not too short, just right. The content was good as well, we should be thankful, so let's be thankful.
Although, it wasn't clear if the khatib thinks of the holiday of Thanksgiving as a religious holiday, or if he understands that it's commemorating an event in American history. I'm sure most Americans are thankful everyday. Anyway, I won't be nitpicky.
One more note, the khatib, although the content of his khutbah was great, his delivery was lacking. Several people were ready to fall asleep, he lacked charisma entirely and was very monotone. Although, I can't fault him for his lack of charisma or charm, that's just the way God made him.
God bless you all.