Saudi Arabia/USA: From the Mouth of a Child – Kyle (No. 8)

American Bedu continues the series “From the Mouth of a Child” perspectives between Islam, Christianity, Saudi Arabia and America.  A young American teenage boy shares his views with American Bedu.  If YOU, American Bedu readers, have a child, grandchild, niece or nephew between the ages of 3 years old and young teens and would like to participate with their viewpoint, please contact American Bedu directly at  The youth can be the best eye-openers and bridge builders in the world.



What is your name?




Where do you live?



What is your nationality?



How old are you?



Who is the leader of Saudi Arabia?

I don’t know


What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?

I knew it at some point….


Who is the leader of the United States?

Barack Obama…for right now.


What is the capital of the United States of America?

Washington DC


How many hours does it take to go from America to Saudi Arabia?

I’d say the same length as going from America to Latvia minus two hours, so that would be 8 or 9 hours if it were a one way trip.


What is the best thing to do in Saudi Arabia?

Find friends. Water parks? Stuff like that.


What is the best thing to do in the United States?

Road trips across America, because that way you can do everything and then you can figure out which one is the best.


Why do women wear black in Saudi Arabia?

I don’t know. To disable them or something since it will be big and hot?


What is a muttawa?

No idea.


What is the adhan?

I don’t know


Are there muttawa in the United States?

Probably, it sounds like a type of person.


What is a Muslim?

Someone who believes in Allah, which is another form of God.


What is a Christian?

Some one who believes that Jesus died on the cross for our sins.


Do Muslims and Christians like each other?  Why or why not?

The religions disagree with each other, but the people are able to be friends and such and get over differences.


What do Saudis like to eat the most?

Rice and spices, chicken. They especially like dates.


What do Americans like to eat the most?

I’d say fast food, like chic fil a.



What would you like to say to other children around the world?

Jesus rocks! I’d try to teach them about Jesus after we had met and become buds.


5 Responses

  1. I had to chuckle at some of these answers. Great interview!

  2. Glad you enjoyed, Susanne. He’s a very special young teen.

  3. Well spoken kid!

  4. i love this kid! so smart and open to differences!

  5. I think he hit it on the nose. Religions disagree with one another but people can get over difference. There in lies a big truth.

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