Watching Politics From the Pew: Two-Year Marriage Licenses

Each week in Watching Politics From the Pew, Benjamin Bartlett offers a thoughtful Christian perspective on the latest political happenings in the news.Mexico City is considering issuing two-year marriage licenses.  That’s right; you would just be married for two years and then your marriage would end, unless you went back to renew.There are some really interesting arguments to be made for this issue. Couples have a chance to see what marriage is like.  People in bad situations can choose not … [Read more...]

How 'The Marriage Ref' Can Save Your Marriage

It's a pretty simple premise: a couple with some problem comes on the show and reveals the source of their tension. A panel of celebrity judges analyzes the situation and helps the marriage ref (Tom Papa) decide who wins the argument (husband or wife). It's a pretty funny show, and not simply because they have A-list comedians on it. The problems these couples come on with are so sad that you can't help but laugh a little. One wife refuses to let anyone sit at the dining room table because it is … [Read more...]