Debate between G. K. Wallace and Julian Hunt on instrumental music held from April 24-27, 1951.
Resolved, that a local congregation of the church of Christ may scripturally, reasonably, and consistently use a song book and tuning fork during the song service; install a microphone in the church building for the purpose of broadcasting the gospel in sermon, prayer and song; use a recording machine to make a recording of the worship service for the purpose of using the record later; use a collection basket in taking the offering; use a communion set in helping serve the Lord's Supper and use all other aids and helps in the same category in obeying God's commands .. . AND, in the course of this procedure contend that a piano and other mechanical instruments of music, when used in connection with the singing during the same service is sinful.
Affirmative-G. K. Wallace
Negative-Julian O. Hunt
Resolved, that according to the New Testament the infallibly safe side is for Christians to use mechanical instruments of music in connection with praises offered to God.
Affirmative- Julian O. Hunt
Negative- G. K. Wallace