In December 2011, an AFCI Canada team traveled to the Dominican Republic for a week of ministry. While there, we traveled to a tiny, remote jungle community named Yaroa. We had several suitcases filled with clothes and other household items for the church to distribute to this community suffering from 75% unemployment. Also we had Bibles, Christian literature, a flannel graph board with figures and Spanish bible stories to give to the pastor and Sunday School teachers.
After spending the day visiting in the community, praying with people and teaching the leaders how to use the flannel graph along with the stories, we prepared to leave. The pastor's daughter (also the main Sunday School teacher) approached the truck with tears rolling down her cheeks. She explained to us that one week before she had been so discouraged because of their lack of resources, she was tempted to give up. As she was pouring her heart out to God late one night, the Lord gave her a dream. In it, she saw a plane landing and a small team of people arriving in her community with teaching resources for the church. Three days later, our team arrived, totally unannounced.
As we returned to our base that evening, we too rejoiced that God had chosen to use us to answer this prayer. What a great boost of faith this was for our team as well as the little struggling church in the Village of Yaroa.