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).

Current News

Lent Negativity Fast - Happening now! Mar. 5 - Apr. 17  Join!

Abounding Hope and Joy Seminar. A Day with Steve and Wendy - May 17, Redding, CA. Register!

Igniting Hope Pastor's Conference - Oct. 21 - 23, Denver, CO. Register!

See EVENTS tab and ITINERARY for more details on where you can connect with Steve and Wendy.

Featured Books

Igniting Faith in 40 Days

This life-changing book is short in length but powerful in effect. Igniting Faith in 40 Days is a great personal devotional and group study. It has been a key for many churches and small groups to go to the next level by having their faith and hope ignited like never before. 

Possessing Joy

In His presence is fullness of joy (Psalm 16:11). Joy is to increase as we go deeper in our relationship with God. Religious tradition, however, has devalued the role that gladness and laughter have for personal victory and kingdom advancement. His presence may not always produce joy; but if we never or rarely have fullness of joy, we must reevaluate our concept of God. 


"Declarations" addresses 6 common objections to the making of declarations, it gives 30 biblical reasons for why we make them, and it provides 30 days of power-packed devotionals with daily declarations. The biblical truths contained in this book will propel you into your destiny and have you convinced that life truly is in the power of the tongue.