I live in a very rural area 30 miles from any church and am currently leading a bible study with fallen away protestants a Congregationalist, episcopalian, baptist and me. I am the only one currently is attending any church and understand my faith well. One of the people in the group started talking negatively about “born again christians” and I feel I need to say something but don’t feel the group is ready for a catholic answers track because they are a little abrasive.
I am thinking about just having everyone open thief bible to
New International Reader’s Version (NIRV)
3 Jesus replied, “What I’m about to tell you is true. No one can see God’s kingdom without being born again.”
4 “How can I be born when I am old?” Nicodemus asked. “I can’t go back inside my mother! I can’t be born a second time!”
5 Jesus answered, “What I’m about to tell you is true. No one can enter God’s kingdom without being born through water and the Holy Spirit.
And say I agree with it completely and move on