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Ezra: Double Digits “10”

April 22, 2024 0

Happy birthday to Ezra! He turned the big 10! He had the opportunity to practice kicking on the varsity football turf field, go turkey hunting, and have a party with ten of his friends!


Team Dubbels: Ballers

March 14, 2024 0

Our basketball season has come to an end for Alaina, Lydia, and Ezra! The kids did well, had fun, and enjoyed their teams. Heather and I felt like chauffeurs between all the practices and games. […]


Bilateral Educator Exchange

February 2, 2024 0

Heather and I hosted an international teacher from Uruguay through the Bilateral Educator Exchange for nearly two weeks in late January and early February. Tamara stayed at our home and experienced our life, our community, […]


Ultimate Surf Fishing Experience

January 7, 2024 0

We had an incredible time in Florida! Ezra and I scheduled a surf fishing trip at Flagler Beach with Fishin’ Girl Cathy Sanders and had a great experience. We caught Whiting, Black Drum, and Bluefish! […]


Winter Vacation: Fishing & Florida

January 4, 2024 0

We looked forward for months to go fishing with my dad in Central Florida and this week of fishing did not disappoint! We went fishing multiple times and caught a great bunch of crappies each […]


Georgia Aquarium

December 28, 2023 0

We enjoyed an incredible day at the Georgia Aquarium in Downtown Atlanta! We loved the dolphin show, the whale shark, and the sharks! Always a good time with extended family in Atlanta! Thank you for […]


Alaina: Officially a Teenager

December 6, 2023 0

Alaina is officially a teenager! We celebrated her 13th birthday by going to watch the Purdue women’s basketball game! Thank you Madison & McKenna Layden for letting the kids get a picture with you! Happy […]


Rural Life: Wood Burning Stove

November 25, 2023 0

I love my early Christmas gift! The wood burn stove makes our family room cozy and warm. I enjoy getting the chainsaw and log splitter going too! #Rurallife


Another Successful Season

November 18, 2023 0

It has been another successful deer hunting season for our family on the farm! Ezra got his first deer on the opening day of youth hunt weekend by taking a doe with a .243 caliber […]


Incredible Youth Hunt 2023

September 24, 2023 0

We had an incredible youth hunt weekend! Ezra nailed his first deer on Saturday evening and Alaina took down her first buck on Sunday morning! Awesome experience with the kids! Extremely proud of Ezra! He […]


Ready for 2023 Football

September 2, 2023 0

We are ready for another season of football! Ezra genuinely loves suiting up and playing. He enjoys cheering on the Northwestern High School varsity team, the Purdue Boilermakers, and the Cincinnati Bengals. Ezra is excited […]



August 2, 2023 0

I picked up a three year old Australian Shepherd a few months ago as a companion to our other dog. She recently had a beautiful litter of puppies!


Summer Fun on the Lake

July 4, 2023 0

We had a couple incredible days away with extended family at Sweetwater Lake in southern Indiana! Very relaxing and super fun! The kids did great tubing and I’m super proud of Lydia for getting up […]


Game On! New Basketball Goal

June 23, 2023 0

Super pumped up about our latest project! We decided to reclaim and repurpose our old tennis court on the farm and install a heavy duty basketball goal! Still need to power wash the cement and […]


Alaina’s 6th Grade Recognition

May 9, 2023 0

Extremely proud of Alaina! Northwestern Elementary School had their Recognition Night for The Class of 2029. Alaina has worked very hard this year being involved in soccer, basketball, student council, NES Entertainers, Circle the State […]


Hocking Hills State Park

April 17, 2023 0

We had an incredible weekend away to Hocking Hills State Park in Ohio to celebrate Ezra’s birthday! We really enjoyed Old Man’s Cave! Heather showed the kids and I around Athens and the beautiful campus […]


Tiger Tales: The Lion King

March 12, 2023 0

Alaina and Lydia participated and performed in their school play, The Lion King! Alaina was Nala and Lydia was a lovely lioness. They did an OUTSTANDING job! So proud of them.


Great Basketball Season x3

March 5, 2023 0

Team Dubbels had a fun season of basketball. All three kids participated and improved in their skills. Alaina played well improving her ball handling and defense. She is still striving to be a better shooter. […]


New Baby Goats

February 6, 2023 0

We have had an exciting couple weeks with new baby goats born on the farm. We had four female goats pregnant. Right before Christmas, we transitioned them away from the males into another shed to […]


Incredible Florida Vacation

January 4, 2023 0

Our family had an incredible Christmas break vacation to Florida! This year, we changed things up and spent more time at Cocoa Beach! We enjoyed the beach, the Kennedy Space Center, a rocket launch, fishing […]


Downtown Chicago Trip

December 16, 2022 0

Our family enjoyed an incredible getaway to Downtown Chicago to celebrate Alaina’s birthday! Can’t believe she turned 12! We experienced The Riverwalk, Millennium Park, Willis Tower Skydeck, and Broadway’s the Lion King! Amazing time together!


Successful Deer Hunting Season

November 19, 2022 0

Ezra and I had an incredible hunting season! We have been out in the stand a lot during archery season. On opening day of firearm season, we got up early and dressed warm for chilly […]


Focus on Football

October 23, 2022 0

It has been a fun season of football with Ezra. Not only did he participate in his first season of NYO football, he was able to attend his first college and pro football games! The […]


Fall Family Time

October 20, 2022 0

Late summer and early fall have been busy with work, school, soccer and football. It is always nice to slow down and enjoy family time. We enjoyed time together at Hillside Acres in Rossville, a […]


Discipleship Cohort, Conference, and Walk

October 16, 2022 0

From July to the end of October 2022, I enjoyed leading two Real-Life Discipleship Cohorts with over 25 participants, attending the National Discipleship Conference in Nashville, and participating in the Northview Men’s Discipleship Walk! The […]


Alaina’s Choir at Indians Game

September 22, 2022 0

Alaina had a great opportunity to participate with Northwestern Elementary’s Entertainers Choir singing the National Anthem at the Indianapolis Indians game!


Bass Fishing on the Wildcat

July 26, 2022 0

A bad day of fishing is still better than a good day at work! However, Ezra and I had an amazing day of fishing on the Wildcat Creek. Ezra caught a huge bass!


Trip to Uganda

July 2, 2022 0

I have had the incredible opportunity to spend the last 10 days visiting northern Uganda with a small team from Northview Church assisting Bright Hope International! It was incredibly challenging, transforming, and breathtaking as we […]


Memorial Day Weekend

May 31, 2022 0

The school year is over and summer has officially begun for Team Dubbels! Our family really enjoys trips to Cincinnati. We were able to break free for an afternoon and evening to go to a […]

50 Years

Honoring 50 Years

May 18, 2022 0

It was a wonderful day at the Indiana Assemblies of God District Council at the Caring Place in Indianapolis! My parents were honored for 50 years of ordained ministry. “Honor of Recognition. Conferred upon Ronald […]

Spring Break

Spring Break in St. Louis

April 3, 2022 0

Our family was able to spend a few days away in St. Louis, Missouri for Spring Break. We loved visiting the Magic House (St. Louis Children’s Museum)! We thoroughly enjoyed the India Exhibit and the […]


Great Basketball Season

March 12, 2022 0

The kids had so much fun playing basketball this year! Both Heather and I were assistant coaches and Ezra’s team won the championship! Ezra’s Team Lydia’s Team Alaina’s Team


Alaina’s Choir Experience

February 12, 2022 0

Alaina expressed interest in singing in the school choir this year. She flourished and thrived in choir this year. She was able to participate in Northwestern Elementary’s Entertainers, the State Honor Choir, and the Circle […]


Vacation to Florida

January 4, 2022 0

After a long year, it was great to head to Florida for a family vacation to visit my parents! It was so nice to slow down and spend some quality time together in warm and […]


Trip to Kenya

December 19, 2021 0

I had a wonderful trip to Nakuru, Kenya to visit my friend Bishop Opicho at All Nations Springs of Life Church and speak at his ministry network men’s conference in December 2021! We had break […]


Family Pictures on the Farm

October 20, 2021 0

I love my sweet family! It was great to get updated family pictures on the farm. The family and the horses did so well with the photographer.


Exceptional Deer Hunting Season

October 18, 2021 0

It was a year to remember. When Alaina turned ten, she was ready to take steps to hunt this year. She took a ten hour hunter’s education course, target practiced with her new .243 rifle, […]


Welcoming Dolly to the Farm

June 30, 2021 0

We were super excited to have Dolly delivered to the farm! Dolly is a gorgeous American Paint Horse. She joins Zeke and Bullseye. Zeke is a Tennessee Walking Horse and Bullseye is a Mini-Horse. Dolly […]

IHCDA Spotlight

Spotlight in IHCDA Magazine

February 9, 2021 0

Affordable Living Property Management spotlighted in the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authorities Quarterly Magazine.


Missed Shots | Get Back In The Game

March 9, 2019 0

Disappointment to Destiny It’s March Madness in Indiana.  Basketball is huge here in the Boilermaker State!  High school basketball teams are in the midst of tournament time.  Our college teams are hoping for a good […]

Michael Dubbels

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Hey. I’m Michael. My priorities are faith, family and friends. My objectives are to inspire, inform and ignite people to make an impact from across the street to around the world.

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