Steve and Wendy Backlund
Steve and Wendy Backlund are revivalist teachers who travel extensively to encourage and empower individuals around the world in victorious mindsets and revival culture. They pastored 10 years in Nevada where they led their church into renewal, significant numerical growth, and increased effectiveness in the community. They then pastored in Weaverville for 7 years before moving to Redding, CA to join the leadership team at Bethel Church. Steve and Wendy also are the founders of Igniting Hope Ministries. They have a message that ignites hope and joy wherever they go. They believe strong local churches are the key to sustaining and increasing the manifestation of this current spiritual awakening.
Steve Backlund is a revivalist teacher who travels extensively ministering to churches and leadership teams. He ignites hope, joy, and victorious mindsets and imparts keys for effective, joy-filled leadership. Steve and his wife Wendy were senior pastors for seventeen years and now reside in Redding, CA. Steve teaches church leadership at the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry and co-leads Global Legacy’s online leadership courses. He has authored numerous books including Declarations, Igniting Faith in 40 Days, Victorious Mindsets, and Lets Just Laugh at That.
Wendy Backlund, along with her husband Steve, is from Bethel Church in Redding, CA. Wendy and Steve have a unique ministry that ignites passion, joy, victorious mindsets and healthy relationships. They were senior leaders of renewal churches from 1991 to 2008 (Round Mountain, NV and Weaverville, CA). The Backlunds travel regularly ministering to churches and leadership teams. Wendy has a passion for setting Christians free from their past and empowering them in their walk with Christ. She is a revelatory speaker enabling people to see life from a supernatural perspective. Steve and Wendy have three grown children and six grandchildren.