Persecution, Risk, and Suffering

Aikman, David. Jesus in Beijing. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2003.
Boyd-MacMillan, Ronald. Faith That Endures: The Essential Guide to the Persecuted Church. Grand Rapids: Fleming H. Revell, 2006.
Bridges, Erich and Jerry Rankin. Lives Given, Not Taken:  21st Century Southern Baptist Martyrs. Richmond, VA: International Mission Board, SBC, 2005. 
Foxe, John. Foxe’s Christian Martyrs of the World. Chicago: Moody Press, n.d.
Hefley, James and Marti. By Their Blood: Christian Martyrs of the 20th Century. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1979.
Kim, Mike. Escaping North Korea: Defiance and Hope in the World’s Most Repressive Country. Lanham, MD:  Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2008. 
Marshall, Paul, Lela Gilbert, and Nina Shea. Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians. Thomas Nelson, 2013.
McQuaid, Elwood. Persecuted: Exposing the Growing Intolerance toward Christianity. Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2003.
Penner, Glenn M. In the Shadow of the Cross: A Biblical Theology of Persecution and Discipleship. Bartlesville, OK: Living Sacrifice Books, 2004. (A good site for researching Christian persecution around the world.)
Piper, John. Filling up the Afflictions of Christ: The Cost of the Bringing the Gospel to the Nations in the Lives of William Tyndale, Adoniram Judson, and John Paton.  Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2009.
Piper, John and Justin Taylor, eds. Suffering and the Sovereignty of God. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2006. 
Robinson, Jeff.  “Romanian Josef Tson recounts God’s grace amid suffering,” in Baptist Press. July 19, 2004. 04 June 2013.
Shortt, Rupert. Christianophobia: A Faith Under Attack. London: Rider Books, 2012.
Taylor, William D., Antonia van der Meer, and Reg Reimer. Sorrow and Blood: Christian Mission in Contexts of Suffering, Persecution, and Martyrdom. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2012.
Tson, Josef. “Suffering and Martyrdom,” in The Network for Strategic Missions. November 1, 1999. 04 June 2013.
World Watch List (This site tracks religious persecution around the world.)