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.

Devotional book proceeds to benefit Amy For Africa

ASHLAND, Ky. – “Journey Together,” a new devotional book written by a bright young Christian man from First Baptist Church of Russell, will benefit the Amy For Africa mission. The author is Richard Queen, who offered his devotional writings last year to anyone who wanted them, [...]

By |2018-07-12T20:48:20+00:00July 12th, 2018|

Kona Ice owner putting swing to use for AFA

ASHLAND, Ky. – A local CPA and businessman will be taking some swings for Amy For Africa next month. Matt Fultz, whose Kona Ice franchise is a three-year sponsor of the popular Amy For Africa wiffleball tournament, will be trying to hit 762 wiffleball home runs [...]

By |2018-07-12T15:07:58+00:00July 12th, 2018|

God’s timing: Land purchase in Uganda completed

NJERU, Uganda – Nearly one year ago, Amy Compston wrote a note in her Bible. That’s not unusual. She’s written hundreds of notes in the pages of her very used Bible. But that one conveyed a special message: Amy said God told her that Amy For [...]

By |2018-06-26T13:18:51+00:00June 26th, 2018|

Emma Pratt: From Amish family to AFA missionary

By MARK MAYNARD / Amy For Africa 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.” [...]

By |2018-06-23T16:17:07+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 14th, 2018|
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