1. We were brought-up in the first officially post-Religious (specifically post-Christian) society in the history of the world.
(i.e. The first in which religion was not, explicitly and by authority, the most important thing.)
That was our challenge. Then:
2. We failed to recognise, repent, and convert.
(And still do.)
(Note: The Baby Boom generation I take to be approximately those born between 1945 and 1975. By post-Christian - I mean to reference that the mainstream, official and media public discourse and culture was - inflecting from the mid-fifties onwards and accelerating to completion - utilitarian, secular and excluding of Christian assumptions.)