Key Note Speaker

David I. Levy MD

Dr. David Levy is a neurosurgeon who attended Medical School at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, obtained Neurosurgical Training at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona and a Fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery at the University of Vienna, Austria.

Dr. Levy has published numerous scientific articles on neurosurgical topics. The book Gray Matter: a neurosurgeon discovers the power of prayer…one patient at a time, published by Tyndale House in 2011, details the dramatic intersection of medicine and faith, and the power of forgiveness. The book has been translated into French, Russian and Romanian.

Dr. Levy has performed neurosurgery in Europe, India, Kenya and The Congo and has spoken internationally on topics of neurosurgery, neuroscience and faith. He was appointed Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at University of California, San Diego from 2013 - 2017. After practicing neurosurgery for more than 20 years, he transitioned in 2017 to pursue his growing passion––communicating spiritual truth. He speaks on topics of neuroscience and presents God’s wisdom as pertinent and powerful today.

 

Keynote Presentations Sessions

1: Thursday, 7.30pm-9pm Who Do You Think You Are? 

What do you think of yourself? Do you like yourself? Neuroscience and Scripture agree. Your thoughts affect who you become. Session

2: Friday, 9am-10.30am Why Don’t I Have More Self Control? 

Cravings and habits weigh us down both literally and figuratively. Where does self-control come from and where does it go? How can you get more of it? Session

3: Friday, 1.45pm-3.15pm Where Do You Go For Comfort?

When we are sad or discouraged we seek comfort. God wants to comfort you. What blocks you from receiving comfort from God? How can you access God’s comfort?

Session 4: Saturday, 9.30am-11am Why is Relating to Others so Draining?

How difficult relationships affect us physically, mentally and emotionally. How to move toward life-giving relationships.

Session 5: Saturday, 2pm-3.30pm Is Life Supposed to be Difficult? 

What is your current outlook on life? What are you expecting? How do you change your mindset?