The makeup of the Church ahs been affected by the phenomenon of Baby Boomers. This bulge in the population brings about obvious program needs in churches. The church is well into the process of responding to these program needs with creative and often effective curriculum. In addition, staff specialists in Baby Boomer ministry are becoming the norm. But while these types of responses speak to the immediate needs of the generation, do they reach to the deeper needs? The thesis of this article is that the ministry needs of the Baby Boomers are rooted in the philosophies of the '80s and '90s, and the church's response must first be theological.