About Mark Maynard

Mark Maynard is co-founder of the Amy For Africa mission, and also serves as its president. Reach him at (606) 571-1031 or mark@amyforafrica.

Emma Pratt: From Amish family to AFA missionary

NJERU, Uganda – Emma Pratt told her mother when she was 12 years old that she wanted to be a missionary. Her mother had this message for young Emma: “Mom told me God has people chosen for that already.” The understood message? She wasn’t one of [...]

By | 2018-06-23T09:03:09+00:00 June 23rd, 2018|

Countless blessings and tears for AFA mission team

NJERU, Uganda – Only three days into what will be a five-week stay for three of the five Amy For Africa mission team members and the countless blessings are flowing. And so are the countless tears. That’s normal. They are both usually in abundance on AFA [...]

By | 2018-06-22T17:34:18+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|

WATCH IT HERE! Amy shines on TV appearance with Huckabee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Amy Compston of the Amy For Africa mission made a national television appearance on the Mike Huckabee Show via the Trinity Broadcasting Network on Saturday night. Compston was selected as one of "Huck's Heroes" for her work with the Amy For Africa mission. [...]

By | 2018-06-03T23:48:03+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|

How to get a copy of ‘Grace Runner’

ASHLAND, Ky. - Copies of "Grace Runner" about Amy Compston and the Amy For Africa mission can be purchased by following this link. The book is written by Mark Maynard, a veteran newspaper journalist who joined Amy on the mission and chronicled the first six months [...]

By | 2018-06-02T21:10:02+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|

Saber Management donations pay off land purchase

Saber Management's Dewey Akers presents Amy For Africa President Mark Maynard with a check for $10,000. Standing with Mark are his wife Beth, Amy Compston and Chris Compston. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – The last week in February, the Amy For Africa organization took a [...]

By | 2018-05-22T15:15:34+00:00 May 14th, 2018|

Inspiration For Ian runners put on show in cold

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AFA) – In weather better suited for dog-sledding, runners representing Inspiration For Ian turned in impressive performances Saturday in the Circular Logic Relay Marathon, Marathon and 8-hour Endurance Run. The runners, who all had run for Amy For Africa in the past as [...]

By | 2018-04-08T16:04:00+00:00 April 7th, 2018|
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