Matt Poladian

Matt was saved during high school. Since then, he’s had a passion for bringing the gospel to students in the context of youth ministry. Matt and his wife, Jenny, began attending Grace Community Church in 2003 and have served as volunteer staff in the youth department for most of that time. Matt currently serves as an elder in the High School ministry, and he also works full-time leading Human Resources at Liferay, a global software company. Matt and Jenny have three children.

Recent Media

All →

Download(s): MP3 / Slides

The Joy Problem

Matt Poladian | Ecclesiastes 1:12–2:26 | 3/17/2023

Westside Bible Study | Series: Ecclesiastes


While there is no particular scripture that speaks specifically about youth ministry, the Bible provides plenty of wisdom that can be applied to those who serve in youth ministry. This seminar explores those essential doctrines that should be top of mind for Christians who minister to young people.

Download(s): MP3

For many of us, the definition and doctrine of "love" has been severely
degraded by the influence of the world. In a series of lectures entitled Charity and Its Fruits, Jonathan Edwards explores what the Bible has to say about love from 1 Corinthians 13. This seminar will look at Edwards' life and theology, and in so doing help us recover a biblical definition of love.

Download(s): MP3

Scripture is clear that vengeance belongs to God alone, yet relational rifts often introduce a temptation to avenge a wrong ourselves. We will look at what the Bible says about God’s vengeance and a Christian’s responsibility to trust and forgive.

Download(s): MP3