For the People of New Hampshire, by the People of New Hampshire

Sacrificial Gratitude: A Thanksgiving Reflection

Demonstrating gratitude when times are tough is definitely a choice. But it is the right choice, because choosing to be thankful is precisely what allows a fresh wave of the creativity, grace, life, and peace of God’s presence to wash over us.

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The Election Was Not The Finish Line

Now, the real work begins. It won’t be easy, after such intense effort during the recent campaign marathon. We know how hard everyone worked to connect with the constituents in their respective towns. How successful our newly-elected state level candidates are will depend on their own commitment, hard work, as well as continued support from pro-family voters. What you do today will set the tone for the next two years in Concord. Here are some things for the Christian citizen to consider as we move forward.

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Our Vision

Cornerstone Action and Cornerstone Policy Research are non-partisan, non-profit organizations dedicated
 to a New Hampshire where God is honored, religious freedom flourishes, families thrive, and life is cherished.

About Us

Welcome! Cornerstone Action and Cornerstone Policy are non-partisan, non-profit organizations made up of caring, passionate people working for the people of New Hampshire. We are one of forty state organizations associated with each other. We honor God and are dedicated to serving our beautiful state and its people focusing on the following key issues:

Life 
Marriage & Family
Parental Rights
Education
Religious Freedom
Gender

To do that, we use a three-pronged approach designed to equip the people of New Hampshire with
the information and resources they need to have a voice on the key issues that impact us all:

Policy & Legislation

Fact-based research and advocacy for our state’s people and lawmakers on vital issues.

Action

Empowering NH’s faith leaders and people to make a difference.

Communication

Communication grounded in truth and our values.

Our Story

Cornerstone Policy Research (501c3) was founded in 2000 by Karen Testerman, who became Cornerstone’s first executive director. Active in civic life, Karen had met many New Hampshire neighbors who shared her deep faith in God and her dedication to responsible citizenship. She launched Cornerstone Policy Research to help defend, promote, and protect families, faith and freedom in New Hampshire. Five years later, Cornerstone Action (501c4)  was established as Cornerstone’s political advocacy division.

With dynamic and committed leadership from board members and directors, Cornerstone has become a respected New Hampshire resource for fact-based information on issues including the right to life, religious liberty, family life, and education. As Cornerstone prepares to enter its third decade, its mission statement stays true to its founder’s vision: Cornerstone is dedicated to a New Hampshire where God is honored, religious freedom flourishes, families thrive, and life is cherished.