What We Do

We are on a mission to ignite hope and transform lives! Join us and get equipped to walk in greater joy, hope, freedom, and catalytic influence.  We believe in the radical mind renewal of Romans 12:2, that we can be transformed by the renewing our mind in any area of life. Will you join us?

  • Get breakthrough in seemingly hopeless circumstances

  • Gain momentum and vision for your life

  • Increase your influence through upgraded beliefs

Meet Our Instructors

Igniting Hope Co-Director

Steve Backlund

Steve Backlund is an encourager, leader developer, joy activist, and a revivalist teacher. He travels extensively throughout the world encouraging churches, leaders, and organizations into catalytic levels of hope. He has a unique anointing to release hope and joy paired with a revelatory teaching gift that creates new wineskins for greater dimensions of God (both personally and corporately).

Igniting Hope Co-Director

Wendy Backlund

Wendy Backlund is a revelatory author and speaker who lives with her husband, Steve, in California. Wendy has a passion for setting Christians free from their past, and empowering them to walk in the fullness of their spirit identity in Christ. She is the author of Living from the Unseen, Victorious Emotions, and more. Wendy has a fervent dream to release hope and revelation of the renewed mind, leading the Body of Christ into life-changing encounters with God.

Beliefs Trainer Director

Yvette van Zyl

Yvette van Zyl is a revivalist prophetic preacher, who is passionate about mind renewal and releasing hope. She works for Igniting Hope Ministries where she oversees the Beliefs Training department. Yvette was born in South African and lives in Redding, CA with her husband and two girls. Bringing heaven to earth through the supernatural and having the mind of Christ by changing the way you think are powerful tools she loves to partner with.