“Get behind me Satan! You’re a stumbling block to Jesus, you don’t have in mind the things of God, just human concerns”?
It wasn’t his common practice, but it was somewhere Jesus was prepared to go when the situation required it.
He was willing to risk his entire relationship with one of his few good friends, for the sake of his friend’s growth.
Disciple, your call is to help disciple others. A question to chew over occasionally –
“Am I more concerned with that person’s opinion of me, than I am with helping them grow?”