I have loved this story of Elijah in the mountain cave since I first heard it. Not only do I think the prophets of 1 &2 Kings have wisdom for the modern Church, but it’s so human to want to be intimidated in the face of building or rebuilding. Also, God does a lot of carework with little oatcakes.
Here’s what I said.
I worked with 1 Kings 19.1-15a.