On August 19th, the 3rd Asia Elim Leadership Training commenced with an opening service at Asia Pacific Elim Center at 2 pm. The leadership training was joined by Elim ministers from the Asia Pacific countries such as Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Macao, Indonesia and Mongolia, but also ministers from Europe and Australia and it began with the powerful presence of the Holy Spirit.
In the leadership training, Elim leaders gave presentation of reports by each country, intercessory prayer, lecture on physical healing, prayer for the revival of Asia, prayer for the Gideon campaign, and healing prayer meeting.
At the opening service, the general secretary of the OAAP, Pastor Victor delivered a message titled, "Jesus Christ will heal you" (Acts 5:15). In the message, he gave thanks to God for an increasing number of participating countries and regions every year. He then mentioned, " God must see this gathering very preciously and wants to bless. I wish that God's grace and the fullness of the presence of the Holy Spirit be upon the entire gathering."
Following the opening service of the first day of the Elim leadership training, each country gave a ministry report and a lecture on the intercessory prayer was delivered. Later in the evening, a prayer meeting was held for the various mission projects and the spiritual revival of Asia.