The thread "Does the New Testament teach us that we can use instrumental music in worship" got me to thinking, which brings about this thread. Those who believe that singing should be a cappella, always sing a cappella. There is never any instrumental accompaniment. Those who did not agree with this believed, I think, "to the man" that instruments were not necessary, but that they are allowed. IOW, you can sing either way -- with or without accompaniment. Now my questions are to those who believe that instruments are allowed but not required. 1. How often do you sing a cappella in your church? Never? Seldom? Half and half? Often? 2. If you sometimes sing a cappella, under what circumstances? Because the musicians didn't show up? Because you give that style a portion of the worship time? Do you do it for congregational songs, or only on solos or special numbers? 3. If you seldom if ever sing a cappella, how would your church respond if a significant portion of time was given to a cappella singing? 4. Any other comments you have about this that I didn't think to ask. Thanks.