March 9, 2009

our future...

our life, simple but fast pace life here in edmond is changing.

we will be moving in june to tulsa to be apart of a church plant. we have along side us three other wonderful couples that we know will be lifelong friends on this journey we are about to begin.

((( i will share the long verson of this story another day )))

when you move that mean... you have to sell your house. we thought at first we would try to sell it ourselves but we quickly changed our minds about that idea. we have been doing house projects around the house since january to make it "ready" to sell.

((( living in crazyness begins here )))

* last monday morning chad woke up & says to me, "its march, we need to get our house on the market"

* that evening he tells me a realtor is coming tuesday afternoon at 1pm to take pictures of our house, for us to sign paper, etc, etc...

*by 4pm on tuesday there is a "for sale" sign & flyers out in our yard

* wednesday at 3:30 our house is shown

* thursday - chad goes with a guy in the church to buy carpet. they are back by noon & they start to install it in the 3 bedrooms. we all work NON-STOP moving furniture back & forth out of rooms because at 5:30 the house is getting shown again.

* that evening kaden has his first soccer practice.

* friday - the house is shown at 3pm & 5:30.

* at 9:20 friday evening we get a call from our realtor with a contract!!! and for more than what we are asking for!!!

*saturday at 9am kaden has his first soccer game. ((( won 5 -1 )))

* as soon as the game was over we went to the realtors to sign the papers!

* so we have contract on the house (after 3 days for being for sale!) & we close april 6th! ((( that was CRAZY fast! ))) we were not expecting that AT ALL!

* the GREAT deal on the carpet, selling the house so quickly just reassures us that we are doing the RIGHT thing. that GOD is in this move & He wants us in tulsa.

* we are tired , excited & still in shocked that we are homeless in a month. ((( we will live with my in-laws until june )))

* we have so much to do & so little time. march is a busy month for us & the youth... spring break camp, fine arts, youth conference, & i will have to pack up my WHOLE house in between all of that. ((( i see A LOT of late nights in my future! ha )))

* please keep us in your prayers as our new journey is about to begin.


tiburon said...

Wowsa! That has got to be some kind of record.

It is a super cute house though.

Have you found a new house yet?

Megan said...

WOW! Exciting times. I would LOVE to hear the story of how God laid this on your heart - how you decided to go for it, will Chad be doing youth there, etc, etc. I want to hear it all!

So in other news: Yesterday after church I sat right next to you at Mazzio's. Like close enough to touch you. I didn't want to say anything because you were with friends and I didn't want to bother you but I definently recognized you! Your boys are adorable!
Do I sound like a creepster? I probably should have said hi to you now that I think about it :-)

LuAnn said...

God is so GOOD!!! The whole story is amazing.
I know when we leave one church and move on to another is sad but yet there is the excitement of what lies ahead.
God's blessings to you as you continue this journey.

Summer said...

call you tonight - i forgot yesterday! :(

Melinda said...

Holy cow! That is soooo fast when it comes to selling a house...not to mention in this economy. That is a definite affirmation that you all are doing His will. How exciting!!

Anonymous said...

I'd say that it's meant to be, how amazing! Good for you!

Rach@In His Hands said...

Wow! Congrats on the move and selling your house so quickly! That is fantastic!

This will be a crazy few months, I'm sure, but super exciting, too!

I love Megan's comment. :-)

Becky said...

Oh my goodness! You have a lot going on right now! You all will be in my prayers in the coming weeks!

Amber said...

Wow!! Oh my goodness, I am so excited for you! That really WAS fast!

If I lived closer, I would totally come over & help you pack! :)

Keep us updated. & yes, have you found a new house once you move?

Tiffany said...

I remember selling our last house. It is a crazy time for sure. We had a contract after the first day on the's a good feeling for sure to have a buyer so quick.
I'm excited to hear about your church plant!

Suzanne said...

Wow!! I'm so happy for you guys!! We MUST meet up before June!!

jennifer said...

OH MY GOODNESS! That is amazing! Our house in Ohio was for sale forever! In fact, we still haven't sold it - we just have renters in it.

Praise God!

I'll be praying for you as you prepare for your next journey! We've been involved with 3 church plants in our ministry journey. Let me know if I can help you w/ anything!

Kim said...

Our prayers are definitely with you guys. We understand what it is like to leave the comfort of an established church and venture out into the unknown of planting a church. It is a journey of faith and an amazing one. How awesome is God that He sold your house so quickly!! He's already proving to you how faithful He is!! Who are you guys planting with??

~ A Moxie Mom said...

All I can say is wow! You have been busy. I love hearing how God is working in people's lives. Thank you for sharing.