East Africa Ask God to prosper the Release-funded small business initiatives which are helping Somali Christians provide for their families and sustain their church ministries. East Africa Ask God to protect the children of Somali Christians in East Africa. If they don’t join in with Islamic prayer and rituals at school, they risk exposing their family as non-Muslims. East Africa Pray for the Somali Christian community in East Africa who are under threat from extremists. They are forced to worship in secret for fear of violent attack. Afghanistan Ask God to give wisdom and creativity to those who work to support the underground church in Afghanistan. Afghanistan Becoming a Christian puts an Afghan at risk of attack from many different quarters, including their own family. Pray that whole families in Afghanistan will come to Christ. Afghanistan Thank God that His word does not return empty (Isaiah 55:11). Pray that many, including those in the most remote areas of Afghanistan, will hear the gospel through media such as satellite TV.