Welcome to Igniting Hope Ministries

Igniting Hope Ministries is dedicated to ignite hope and personal victory in individuals, leaders and churches through a revelation of God's goodness in Jesus Christ. Igniting Hope founders Steve and Wendy Backlund are authors, revivalists, teachers, and church strategists. They have a unique anointing to release hope and joy and a revelatory teaching gift that creates new wineskins for greater dimensions of God (both personally and corporately).

CLICK here to register for the Igniting Hope Pastor's Conference in Denver. Early Registration available through July 1.

Featured Books



  • NEWEST BOOK (published 2014)

  • Designed to release grace, higher perspectives, and wisdom for you to choose greater life-releasing responses to difficulties than ever before

  • This book helps us upgrade how we think, act, and most importantly, believe in those crucial moments.

  • Addresses 50+ “crucial moment” situations with opportunities for breakthrough



  • 30 biblical reasons why we make declarations

  • Answers to 6 common objections to the making of declarations

  • Declarations for 30 areas of life

  • Offering readings used at Bethel Church, Redding, CA