We are losing our sense of worship. In many churches and schools we are seeing new trends of praise and worship techniques that are no different than the dance clubs or rock concerts. Lasers, pulsating light shows, shouting, jumping, dancing and loud, blaring, thumping music are all designed to entertain, excite and give you an emotional experience of ecstasy! This is the model that some are trying to imitate.
Washington Adventist University [WAU], located in Tacoma Park, MD, is the alma mater of notable Seventh-day Adventists such as President Ted Wilson, HMS Richards and BG Wilkinson. WAU also has an official “praise-dance” team called “Silent Judah.”  WAU’s website lists “Silent Judah” as part of their “campus ministry.” This praise-dance team is in charge of “all campus worship services and programs.” WAU’s website says:
“Silent Judah is a sign language ministry that seeks to share God’s love to his people through signing and praise-dance. It also serves as a worship-enhancer for all campus worship services and programs.” 
Worship enhancer? This worship “enhancement” is causing our sacred worship to become almost indistinguishable from what you see in a worldly rock concert. This is a sign that we are losing the true meaning of what worship is all about. We are reminded:
- “A bedlam of noise shocks the senses and perverts that which if conducted aright might be a blessing. The powers of satanic agencies blend with the din and noise, to have a carnival, and this is termed the Holy Spirit’s working” (Selected Messages, Vol 2, p. 36).
- “The Holy Spirit never reveals itself in such methods, in such a bedlam of noise. This is an invention of Satan to cover up his ingenious methods for making of none effect the pure, sincere, elevating, ennobling, sanctifying truth for this time” (Ibid.).
- “The senses of rational beings will become so confused that they cannot be trusted to make right decisions” (Ibid.).