How to discern God's guidance today is a perennially important topic. Connecting with that topic is the question of how God speaks to us today. One passage that is often brought into that discussion is 1 Kings 19:12. But does Elijah's experience belong in the conversation? Let's consider the story; doing so will inevitably raise more questions than it answers. But it's important to examine and re-examine our presuppositions, at least occasionally.